Landfill Gas Collection and Control Regulation
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is proposing to amend regulations under the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) to require mandatory landfill gas collection and utilization or flaring for all operating or proposed new or expanding landfills with total waste disposal capacities larger than 1.5 million cubic metres.
Regulation 54 - Licence Fees
A number of amendments to Regulation 54 under the Beef Cattle Marketing Act to accommodate the Ontario Cattlemen's Association's (OCA) participation in the Canadian Beef Cattle Research, Market Development and Promotion Agency (federal agency); improve the competitiveness of livestock dealers; and provide for amendments that are considered housekeeping in nature.
Update of Brownfield Soil and Ground Water Standards
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is considering an update of the document entitled "Soil and Ground Water and Sediment Standards for Use Under Part XV.1 of the Environmental Protection Act" (Site Condition Standards) published by the Ministry and dated March 9, 2004 (Ontario Regulation 153/04).
Ban on the Incineration of Tires
The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) is proposing to develop a regulation under the Environmental Protection Act to ban the incineration of tires, for a 24 month period, possibly starting in the spring of 2007. The ban could be extended to 36 months. The proposed ban will not apply to any facility with approval to incinerate tires issued before the ban is in effect.