2016 amendments to regulations under the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993
The Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993 (EBR) provides a number of opportunities for the public to influence and be involved with the government's decision making process when it comes to protecting the environment.
The application of the EBR is determined by two regulations
Ontario Regulation 73/94 (General)
Determines which ministries and Acts are subject to various aspects of the EBR
Ontario Regulation 681/94 (Instrument Classification)
Determines which instruments (such as
Revocation of Ontario Regulation 153/99 - Ontario Power Generation Inc.
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) proposes revoke Ontario Regulation 153/99 - Ontario Power Generation (O. Reg. 153/99) under the Environmental Protection Act.
O. Reg. 153/99 sets sulphur dioxide (SO2) and total nitrogen oxides (NOx) emission limits on Ontario Power Generation (OPG) facilities in the aggregate. The Regulation is no longer needed in view of OPG having substantially reduced its SO2 and NOx emissions as a result of Ontario's phase-out of coal.