Follow-up - Proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations reduce air pollutants - News.gc News Release

Follow-up - Proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations reduce air pollutants - News.gc News Release

Published on June 21, 2016

As a follow-up to the June 17th announcement on proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations :

In the June 18th edition of Gazette 1, the Government of Canada published proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations, under the Railway Safety Act, to control CAC emissions from locomotives. The Proposed Regulations would come into force on the day in which they are registered and would apply to railway companies as they are defined in the railway safety act. Locomotive emission standards would be specified for smoke opacity and air pollutant emissions. Other requirements for controlling idling, labelling, testing, record keeping and reporting would also be specified.

 

The full-text of this proposal is located at the following link: http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2016/2016-06-18/html/reg4-eng.php

 

Additionnally, please note the following:

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT

Notice is given that the Governor in Council, pursuant to subsection 47.1(2) (see footnote a) of the Railway Safety Act (see footnote b), proposes to make the annexed Locomotive Emissions Regulations.

Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 90 days after the date of publication of this notice. All such representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, and the date of publication of this notice, and be sent to Diane McLaughlin, Manager, Regulatory Policy, Clean Air Policy and Analysis, Transport Canada, Place de Ville, Tower C, 330 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5 (email: diane.mclaughlin@tc.gc.ca).

Ottawa, June 9, 2016

Jurica ?apkun
Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council

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