United States Federal Environmental Updates

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The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is requesting information and comments on factors that should be considered in regulatory development to ensure the continued safe transportation of hazardous materials without impeding on...
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to add discarded aerosol cans to the list of hazardous wastes that can be managed and transported under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act’s universal waste regulations. Most non-...
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Stakeholders are being invited to comment on proposed updates and new requirements related to blasting operations and working in or near water. In particular, comments are being sought on Updates to provisions related to the safe use of e...
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As part of an initiative to establish a provincial framework for the federal legalization of cannabis, changes are coming to various laws, including the ones pertaining to driving and smoking. Notably, the changes would set prohibitions and res...
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Ontario’s Ministry of Labour is seeking comments on proposed changes to limits, calculations, and listings for exposure of workers to hazardous biological or chemical agents. The changes that are proposed include Changes to occupational e...
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Quebec’s environmental impact assessment and review process has been modified; in particular, the modifications Update criteria for projects subjected to the environmental impact assessment and review process according to the environmental r...
Changes are being proposed to the province occupational health and human resources rules. Notably, the changes, which would be put in place by amending the An Act respecting labour standards (RSQ,cN-1.1) Add new conditions related to psyc...
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As part of the initiative to reduce Canada's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improved energy efficiency standards have been proposed for appliances and equipment. According to the Canada Gazette, the proposed changes will “introduce minim...