Professor Dayna Scott to give expert testimony June 9 to House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development

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The committee is undertaking a review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

The committee adopted the following motion on February 25th, 2016:

It was agreed, that the committee undertake a review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, in particular as regards chemicals management, air and water quality, pollution prevention planning, precautionary thresholds for persistence and bioaccumulation in toxicity assessments, risk management strategies and re-assessment of substances. This study may incorporate recommendations for reform in relation to other federal legislation and/or regulations pertaining to the protection of human health and the environment from toxic substances.