Sept. 19: Deadline for Comments on Proposed New Hazardous Waste Fees

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Ontario has proposed increased fees for hazardous waste through an amendment to O. Reg 347 under the Environmental Protection Act. The proposal would raise the tonnage component of hazardous waste fees to $20 per tonne for hazardous waste transferred or disposed of during 2016, and to $30 per tonne as of Jan. 1, 2017. Subject waste includes liquid industrial waste, hazardous waste or specific treated characteristic waste. Comments on the proposal can be submitted until Sept. 19 under EBR Registry number 012-3915.