Environmental Protection Act (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Newfoundland and Labrador

Applies to States or Provinces Newfoundland and Labrador
Name Environmental Protection Act (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/statutes/e14-2.htm

Last Review 2014-09-05


The broad-ranging Environmental Protection Act has sections on waste management, air quality, environmental assessment, and hazardous or polluting substances. The act establishes the framework for the environmental regulations for the province, and establishes authorities, mandates inspections, assessments and reviews, and sets the legal pathways for appeals and penalties.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: SNL2002 CHAPTER E-14.2