Sep. 14 Pollution Deadline Looms: Most Significant Date in History of Canadian Pollution
Dr. Rick Smith, Executive Director of Environmental Defence, is available to provide comment and analysis about the most significant day in the history of Canadian pollution ? September 14, 2006 . Dr. Smith can discuss the health and environmental implications of this critical deadline.
By Thursday, September 14, 2006, the federal government must complete the categorization of 23,000 toxic chemicals, many of which have never been subject to adequate safety testing, in commercial use in Canada . The September 14 th deadline is mandated under Canada ‘s national pollution law, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.