Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010 (Saskatchewan, Canada)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Saskatchewan|
|Name||Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010 (Saskatchewan)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Program Administrator||Saskatchewan Ministry of the Environment|
The Environmental Management and Protection Act of 2010 protects air, land, water resources and ecosystems of the province by managing and regulating potentially harmful activities and substances. It prohibits discharges that may adversely affect the environment, requires notification of such discharges, allows the Minister to investigate discharges and issue Environmental Protection Orders.
This act repeals and replaces the The Clean Air Act, The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002, The Litter Control Act and The State of the Environment Report Act.