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Information About Environmental Law Insights

The Environmental Law Insights blog provides strategic guidance on emerging environmental issues of importance to companies operating across the United States and Canada. Topics include environmental, health and safety regulatory issues and rapidly expanding law and policy affecting the environmental content and distribution, use and disposal of products. The blog also addresses the pursuit of climate change strategies and the development and implementation of corporate environmental sustainability policies and programs. Blog author Jonathan D. Cocker heads the Firm’s Environmental Practice Group in Canada

Recent Posts

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  • Tire-Derived Fuels Making Inroads in Canada

    Following some recent key milestones for the tire-derived fuels industries, it appears that TDF is now positioned for significant growth across Canada in the coming years.  It hasn’t been easy in light of long-standing environmental concerns and pressures for circular economy solutions for end-of-li … Read more »

  • The Salad Days of Renewable Natural Gas

    After the uncertain rise and precipitous fall of a number of Canada’s energy-from-waste (EfW)  industries, it may have been easy to underestimate the commercial opportunities for renewable natural gas (RNG). After all, the corporate community lost much of its interest in capital intensive and techno … Read more »

  • Construction Waste Rules Set to Change

    The numbers speak for themselves – construction, along with renovation and demolition (CRD) waste has long been one of the largest waste streams in Canada (e.g. wood, asphalt roofing, drywall, etc). Further, unlike waste streams of similar size such as municipal solid waste and organics/food waste, … Read more »

  • Public Announcement: Baker & McKenzie successfully closes acquisition

    The Baker & McKenzie LLP Toronto team successfully closed the acquisition of North American Palladium by Impala Platinum. For more details, click here. Jonathan Cocker was pleased to provide environmental law support as part of the transaction team. … Read more »

  • Battery Industries Prepare For Circular Economy

    With some important recent developments, the battery industries and their resource recovery partners have taken significant steps in preparing for the coming individual producer responsibility (IPR) circular economy laws. More specifically, Ontario’s Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act will i … Read more »