Improving Ontario Air Quality Standards

CELA has been calling on the Ontario government to change the way it controls air pollution in the province. Ontario’s air pollution approval system is in need of major overhaul. The province has yet to enact enforceable standards for cancer causing-chemicals like benzene and benzo(a)pyrene as promised over four years ago. In communities like Hamilton and Sarnia, industries located very close to residential areas continue to release harmful contaminants into Ontario’s air.

See Environment Canada's National Pollution Release Inventory for current reported pollution levels accross Canada.

Mar 15 2007

De nouvelles données font ressortir l’urgence d’agir pour éliminer les polluants atmosphériques

Mar 15 2007

New Pollution Data Show Need for Urgent Parliamentary Action on Air Pollutants

Jul 27 2006

Canadian Facilities Lag Behind U.S. in Reducing Air Pollution

Oct 12 2005

Top Ontario Air Polluters Revealed

Jun 08 2005

Great Lakes, Great Air Pollution

Dec 08 2004

Industry's 'Dirty Air' Secret Exposed

Dec 08 2004

Un secret ‘pas propre’ dévoilé: l’air est plus pollué qu’on le pense

Clean Air Hamilton's Air Quality and Urban Development Conference

Intervenor: vol. 27, no. 1- 2, January - June 2002

Title:Analysis of Ontario's Industrial Emissions Reduction Program
Resource Type:Report, Response to Consultation
Content:Download PDF file
# of Pages:10
Date authored:August 30, 2004
Author/s:Keith Stewart
Author Organization:Toronto Environmental Alliance and ten endorsing organizations, including CELA
Title:Chapter 5: Air (Environmental Standard Setting and Children's Health)
Resource Type:Book Chapter
Content:Download PDF file
# of Pages:26
Date authored:May 25, 2000
Author/s:Kathleen Cooper, Loren Vanderlinden, Theresa McClenaghan, Karyn Keenan, Kapil Khatter, Paul Muldoon, Alan Abelsohn
Author Organization:Canadian Environmental Law Association, Ontario College of Family Physicians Environmental Health Committee
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