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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 In Checklist

In Force


This Act makes pollution prevention the cornerstone of na…


Air Emissions and Ambient Air Quality
  • General Air Emissions and Ambient Air Quality
  • Greenhouse Gases
Water Use and Wastewater Management
  • Water Conservation
Waste Management
  • Non-Hazardous Waste Generation
  • Hazardous Waste Generation
  • Waste Collecting, Processing, Disposal
Chemicals Management
  • General Requirements
  • Use and Marketing Restrictions
Hazardous Materials Management
  • General Requirements
  • Use, Manufacture, and Marketing Restrictions
  • Management of Restricted Hazardous Substances
Wildlife and Land Conservation
  • Protected Areas
Safety Management
  • General Requirements
Land Use
  • Land Claims, Land Rights, Treaties
Privacy and Access to Information
  • Information Privacy
  • Access to Information, Freedom of Information
Security and Public Safety
  • Motor Vehicle and Other On-Road Operations
Border Control and Transboundary Movement of Goods and Persons
  • Transboundary Movement of Goods
Financial Administration, Accounting, Charges
  • Charges and Tolls
Industrial Relations and Human Resources
  • Human Resources
Environment Management
  • General Environmental Management
  • Permits, Approvals, and Assessments
  • Plans
  • Releases, Emergencies, Disasters
  • Waste
  • Conveyance
  • Dust
  • Emissions
  • Transformer
  • Automobiles
  • Exploration
  • Exhaust
  • Wastewater
  • Pressure
  • Drum
  • Tank
  • Cap
  • Dump
  • Diffuser
  • Aircraft
  • Power
  • Pass
  • Raise
  • Face
  • Loading
  • Refuse
  • Development
  • Sampling
  • Communication
  • Acid

It is hereby declared that the protection of the environment is essential to the well-being of Canadians and that the primary purpose of this Act is to contribute to sustainable development through pollution prevention.
Whereas the Government of Canada seeks to achieve sustainable development that is based on an ecologically efficient use of natural, social and economic resources and acknowledges the need to integrate environmental, economic and social factors in the ma...

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