Environmental Protection Act
Approved in 1999 and came into force on March 31, 2000.
The purpose of the Environment Protection Act is to protect the environment, and the health of the people , their main priority is to stop the pollution.
. A parliamentary committee reviews EPA every five years.
This Act is trying to put laws so that they can stop and eliminate toxic substances and to prevent them from releasing into environment
To prevent the pollution of the environment, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act came up with some policies to stop the companies or individuals from polluting the environment. If these policies are not being followed, there are penalties.
Ministers take such action that are considers necessary in order to manage or protect, the environment.
- Preparing and Publishing policies, strategies, objectives, and standards.
- Giving permits
-investigate problems of pollution, waste management, waste disposal, litter management and litter disposal
A permit is written authorization from the Minister of the Environment to carry out certain activities at a specific location within a specified period of time. A permit contains any conditions that the Minister considers necessary in the interests of human life, the environment, and terrain or marine life. A permit specifies the activity permitted, as well as the exact location and time-frame for which it is valid.
More than 23,000 different chemicals and substances are available for use in consumer goods and industrial processes in Canada, and most of this substances are unhealthy for humans and its up to the environment protection act and the Canadian Health
CEPA gives the government the right to take action to protect the environment and the health of the people from risks related to pollution and dangerous substances It allows the government to control the...