United States Federal Environmental Updates

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The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to recent amendments to the Risk Management Program: To rescind amendments relating to safer technology and alternatives analyses, third-party audits, incident investigations, informat...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing a nine-month extension of the compliance date for certain ancillary requirements of the general industry beryllium standard. This does not, however, extend the compliance date for t...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing to update its standard for cranes and derricks in construction by doing the following: Extending and clarifying each employer's duty to ensure the competency of crane operators t...
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing the following amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Surface Coating of Wood Building Products: To add an alternative compliance demonstration ...
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The B.C. Government is seeking public input to inform the development of a new wildlife management and habitat conservation strategy. According to the B.C. Government, “the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Devel...
As part of an initiative to establish a provincial framework for the federal legalization of cannabis, new rules controlling the use and cultivation of cannabis may soon be in force. These rules notably include the following: Prohibitions...
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As part of an initiative to establish a provincial framework for the federal legalization of cannabis, the Government of New Brunswick is seeking input on proposed regulations concerning the general control of cannabis. These Regulations notabl...
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The Government of Nova Scotia is gathering feedback to inform the development of updated road safety legislation. This legislation, which would replace the Motor Vehicle Act (RSNS1989,c293), is expected to be introduced in the Nova Scotia legislat...
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The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut continue to prepare for the federal legalization of cannabis by proposing new conditions regarding the consumption, possession, sale, and distribution of cannabis. The changes, that would amend the Motor Vehi...
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The Government of Quebec is proposing changes to consumer protection rules related to credit card applications, timeshare accommodations, and ticket reselling. These rules would be put in place by amending the Consumer Protection Act (RSQ,cP-40...
Input is being sought from the public on new rules for compensation for adverse effects on wetlands and bodies of water. These rules would be put in place by means of a new regulation, the Regulation respecting compensation for adverse effects ...
Saskatchewan Rss
As a consequence of federal laws for legalization of cannabis, provincial rules may soon be introduced that would implicate public consumption, possession, sale, cultivation, and distribution of recreational cannabis. Notably, the proposed rule...
Newfoundland & Labrador Rss
As part of an initiative to modernize municipal legislation, the provincial government is inviting residents, organisations, and interested parties to provide feedback on various topics such as municipal purposes and structure, accountability and ...
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Current rules related to hazards from shipwrecks may soon be expanded. Shipowners are currently required to meet certain obligations if a wreck obstructs navigation, and the federal government may act to prevent a wreck from causing pollution. ...