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Understanding Environmental Regulations

Online /
Nov 2 - 5, 2020 /
Course Code: 1140-ONL20

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  • Overview
  • Syllabus
  • Instructor

Overview

Please Note:
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Provincial regulatory jurisdictions will include Ontario and Manitoba.

This course is held online over 4 days on the following schedule (All times in Eastern Time Zone):
8:30 am to 1:30 pm Eastern (Will include a short 30 minute lunch break)

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After participating in this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Update your knowledge and skills in contracting, data management and reporting, inspections and investigations, negotiating approvals and environmental management
  • Gain an understanding of the legislation and applicable environmental regulation that directly impact solid waste, industrial effluents and air emissions
  • Review practical approaches for environmental compliance as applicable to contaminated site and decommissioning projects, hazardous materials, storage tanks and spills
  • Learn to manage environmental issues carrying substantial liabilities
  • Understand the roles and obligations of various types of environmental professionals

Description:

Given the operational and economic changes resulting from the pandemic, environmental regulation is expected to undergo significant changes in the year ahead. Remaining up to date and understanding these changes and the potential to affect the roles and responsibilities of regulated industries, consultants and regulators is central to meeting compliance obligations. This online format course will increase your understanding of environmental compliance issues in the Province, including applicable Federal requirements. The course emphasizes the application of regulations in the areas of most concern to industry.

Whether you have limited previous knowledge or simply need to maintain an up to date knowledge of important changes, you will receive a comprehensive overview of the federal and provincial environmental regulations governing proposed projects and facilities and how regulation may affect industrial processes and projects. Provincial regulatory jurisdictions will include Ontario and Manitoba.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction – the legal system
  • The environmental regulatory process for projects
  • Permitting and Impact Assessment
  • Inspection, enforcement and liability
  • Federal legislation – habitat and the Fisheries Act
  • Provincial water and water resources regulation
  • Water taking and effluent discharge regulation/reporting
  • Species legislation
  • Air quality legislation and standards
  • Industrial emissions compliance
  • Compliance monitoring and reporting
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Nuisance – noise and odour
  • Dealing with wastes
  • Managing contaminated sites
  • Conclusion

Who Should Attend:

Environmental Managers • Coordinators • Engineers • Scientists• Environmental Departments • Corporate/Project Managers • Directors and Officers • Facility Managers • Plant Superintendents • In-house counsel • Consultants • Regulatory Personnel• Municipal Personnel

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Syllabus

Please Note:
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Provincial regulatory jurisdictions will include Ontario and Manitoba.

This course is held online over 4 days on the following schedule (All times in Eastern Time Zone):
8:30 am to 1:30 pm Eastern (Will include a short 30 minute lunch break)

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Day I

  • Introduction – the legal system
  • The environmental regulatory process for projects
  • Permitting and Impact Assessment
  • Inspection, enforcement and liability

Day 2

  • Water resources
  • Federal legislation – habitat and the Fisheries Act
  • Provincial water regulation
  • Water taking and effluent discharge regulation/reporting
  • Species legislation

Day 3

  • Air quality legislation and standards
  • Industrial emissions compliance
  • Monitoring and reporting
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Nuisance – noise and odour

Day 4

  • Dealing with wastes
  • Managing contaminated sites
  • Conclusion

Instructor

Stephen Lamming, Ph.D., E.P.

Now mostly retired, Stephen was until 2017, a Principal Consultant with the Wood Group (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure) in the field of air quality management. With more than 40 years of experience in air quality management, his expertise includes emissions assessment, air monitoring, dispersion modelling, and climate change mitigation/adaptation. Dr. Lamming has worked with municipal, industrial, and resource sector clients across Canada and internationally to assess climate impacts, determine emissions, prepare and execute sampling programs, conduct transport and dispersion modelling, assess community impact, develop abatement and monitoring strategies, and prepare permit documentation.

He has also been involved in air quality assessment and management studies (including greenhouse gases) as part of the federal and provincial environmental assessment process in the areas of oil & gas, mining, thermal power, major industry projects and forest products. He is a Director of the AWMA Ontario Section, a member of ISO technical committees, and continues to keep abreast of the latest trends in air quality management and control.



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Fee & Credits

$1995 + taxes

  • 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 18 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points
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Understanding Environmental Regulations-Atlantic Canada   Online | Feb 16 - 19, 2021
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