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Landfill Gas Collection and Control Regulation  (source: Environmental Registry)

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.
Comments Due Date:  November 7, 2007

Potential changes to how claim staking and mineral exploration would be conducted on property where the mining rights and surface rights are held separately  (source: Environmental Registry)

MNDM is seeking input on developing the framework for revising current requirements for mineral exploration on private surface rights to address the concerns of private property owners, provide clear rules to the exploration industry and reduce the impact of mineral exploration on the environment.
Comments Due Date:  September 16, 2007

Changes to the Governance and Regulation of the Practice of Veterinary Medicine in Ontario

Proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 1093 made under the Veterinarians Act, 1990
Comments Due Date:  July 6, 2007

Proposal for On-Farm Slaughter and Processing at Licensed Meat Plants

Proposal to amend the Meat Regulation, O. Reg. 31/05
Comments Due Date:  June 29, 2007

Exemption from Reporting Requirements Regulation

Regulation under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
Comments Due Date:  June 24, 2007

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.
Comments Due Date:  May 30, 2007

Update of Brownfield Soil and Ground Water Standards  (source: Environmental Registry)

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).
Comments Due Date:  May 22, 2007

Draft regulations under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (FBCSA).

The unproclaimed Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (the new Act) was recently amended by the Consumer Protection and Service Modernization Act (Bill 152). The new Act consolidates and modernizes two existing statutes, the Cemeteries Act (Revised) and the Funeral Directors and Establishments Act.
Comments Due Date:  April 30, 2007

Improvements to Beginner Driver Education-Driving Schools and Driving Instructors

The Ministry is drafting a regulation to licence driving schools and driving instructors using rigorous standards.
Comments Due Date:  March 24, 2007

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.
Comments Due Date:  February 12, 2007