Canadian Environmental Protection Act (GHG reporting)

North America Current 1999

Under section 46 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, the GHG Reporting Program applies to the largest industrial greenhouse gas emitters in Canada. All facilities that emit the equivalent of 50 kilotons or more of greenhouse gases in carbon dioxide equivalent units per year are required to submit a report.

Scope

Environmental

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

Specific sector/s

Organizations covered by the instrument

Largest industrial greenhouse gas emitters

Issuer type

Environment

Type of instrument

Legislation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

Project Partners