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  • Federal

    Metal Mining Effluent Regulations compliance data

    The Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER) came into force in 2002 pursuant to the Fisheries Act to regulate the deposit of mine effluent and mine waste into waters frequented by fish. The Regulations set out limits for certain deleterious substances, prohibit the discharge of effluent that is...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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  • Federal

    Historic mercury and heavy metal deposition in Flin Flon, Manitoba reconstruc...

    The Flin Flon copper–zinc smelter is a site of concern as it has been the largest single source of atmospheric mercury emissions in Canada until operations ceased on July 1, 2010. The smelting and mining activities resulted in mercury contamination to the local environment. Elevated levels of...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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  • Federal

    Historic mercury and heavy metal deposition in the Experimental Lakes Area (E...

    The Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), in Ontario, Canada, is a sensitive region for heavy metal contamination, such as mercury, in part due to long-range atmospheric deposition from global and regional industrial regions. The region is remote from industrial centres, but is downwind of major...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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  • Federal

    Source Emissions Monitoring, Oil Sands Region

    Air emissions from oil sands development can come from a number of sources including industrial smokestacks, tailings ponds, transportation, and dust from mining operations. Air quality monitoring under the Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for the Oil Sands is designed to determine the...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    • HTML
  • Federal

    Historic mercury and heavy metal deposition in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova...

    Kejimkujik National Park, in Nova Scotia, Canada, is a sensitive region for heavy metal contamination, such as mercury, in part due to long-range atmospheric deposition from global and regional industrial regions. The region is remote from industrial centres, but is downwind of major pollution...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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  • Federal

    Canada’s Black Carbon Inventory

    Black carbon is a short-lived, small aerosol (or airborne) particle linked to both climate warming and adverse health effects. It is emitted from incomplete combustion of carbon-based fuels (i.e., fossil fuels, biofuels, wood) in the form of very fine particulate matter. Black carbon is not...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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  • Federal

    Remote Sensing and Modelling, Satellite-based Nitrogen Dioxide, Oil Sands Region

    In the oil sands air monitoring component, nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) levels are monitored by ground-based instruments, satellites and other measurements. Monitoring of air pollutants from satellites is becoming an alternative to surface and aircraft measurements, and allows...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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  • Federal

    Canada's Official Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    Canada’s official national greenhouse gas inventory is prepared and submitted annually to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by April 15 of each year, in accordance with the revised Guidelines for the preparation of national communications by Parties included in...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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  • Federal

    Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections

    We publish Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions projections each year. This report shows the progress Canada expects to make towards its target. It presents our GHG emissions projections under a few scenarios. This year, we include air pollutant projections. The air pollutant projections...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
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