Environmental Legislation Essentials

Environmental Legislation Essentials

Learn how to manage environmental issues within their organization and be up-to-date with ever-changing legislation.

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Description

This course has been designed to facilitate the easy understanding of Environmental Law and its application within the Province of Ontario. The participant will gain insight into how to manage environmental issues within their organization and be up-to-date with ever-changing legislation. The course includes all subject areas and provides participants with a working knowledge of each topic, in addition to tricks and traps that only come with significant working experience in the field.

What You Will Learn

  • Understanding Environmental Legislation
    • History of Environmental Law in Canada
    • Enforcement, Fines, and Penalties
    • Environmental compliance terms and major environmental acts
  • Legislation Regarding Releases to Air
    • Air Regulation 419 Local Air Quality
    • Certificates of Approval Application to Approval
    • Reg 127 Airborne Contaminant Discharge and Reporting Program and NPRI
    • Toxins Reduction Act, 2009
    • Ozone Depleting Substances and Refrigerants
  • Legislation Regarding Releases to Water
    • Federal Fisheries Act
    • Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA)
    • Sewer Use By-Laws
  • Legislation Regarding Waste & Recycling
    • Waste Management Regulation 347
    • Applicable regulation
    • Environmental Protection Act 1990
    • Regulation 347 General - Waste Management
  • Legislation Regarding Releases to Ground
    • Ontario Brownfield and Contaminated Property Regulations
    • Site assessment and remediation
    • Hazardous Material Spills and Clean up (Bill 133)

Course Features

  • Evaluation Testing is conducted in this course to reinforce the information presented.
  • Certification Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to all participants via online access and print or traditional mailing.