The Province of Ontario Profiles the Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance

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Sarnia Lambton Industrial AllianceThe Province of Ontario has released a profile on the Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance (SLIA) titled Sarnia-Lambton Oil Equipment Manufacturers Go Global.  SLIA is a coalition of progressive manufacturers, machine shops, engineering and environmental service companies located in Sarnia, Ontario.  LEHDER Principal, Marnie Freer, is serving as a Director of SLIA in 2016.

The article highlights the advantages of SLIA for the member companies and our community by the globalization of the wide-ranging expertise and experience of the members. SLIA has the distinct advantage of offering global industries a single source for an entire supply chain.  The article can be viewed here.

To learn more about the Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance, please visit their website.

Alberta Air Monitoring Directive Update

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Alberta Air Monitoring Directive Update August 2016Alberta’s Air Monitoring Directive (AMD) sets out the requirements for monitoring and reporting air quality in the province of Alberta.  As of August 3, 2016, all 9 Chapters of the AMD have been recently amended.  Copies of the most current versions can be located at http://aep.alberta.ca/air/legislation/air-monitoring-directive/default.aspx.

A brief overview of the recent amendments include:

  • Immediate reporting of an Ambient Air Quality Objective exceedance and any issues with monitoring equipment performance.
  • New requirements for providing monitoring data during an emergency event, if requested by the Director.
  • New requirement to modernize emissions reporting requirements and reflect modern day emissions and related data requirements for Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) and associated agencies.
  • Annual emissions inventory report is required if thresholds are met.
  • Submission of emissions inventory data and summarization of source reporting via Excel forms are required (forms will be available through the AMD Toolbox).
  • Updates to the Stack Survey Report requirements from the 1989 AMD and added requirements for RATA and CGA reports.

Information pertaining to the AMD can be located here.  Documents providing an overview of the changes to Chapter 1: Introduction and Chapter 9: Reporting, in addition to a correlation matrix defining the changes between the 1989 and 2016 AMD are provided for you below.

Alberta AMD Chapter 1 Overview of Changes - July 29, 2016 Alberta AMD Chapter 1 Overview of Changes - July 29, 2016 (189 KB)

Alberta AMD Chapter 9 Overview of Changes - July 29, 2016 Alberta AMD Chapter 9 Overview of Changes - July 29, 2016 (187 KB)

Alberta AMD Correlation Table July 29, 2016 Alberta AMD Correlation Table July 29, 2016 (242 KB)

For more information in regards to Alberta's AMD, please contact Michael Denomme.

LEHDER Sponsors Jill Friis at the 2016 PABCON Senior & Super Senior Championship

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Good Luck Jill at 2016 PABCON Senior ChampionshipLEHDER proudly supported a local athlete, Jill Friis, who competed at the 2016 Pan American Bowling Confederation Americas - Senior and Super Senior Championships from August 23rd to 31st and brought home a silver medal in the Senior Doubles
with France Joubert.  Congratulations ladies!

The full tournament results, including quite a few Team Canada gold medals, can be viewed online at http://www.amzone.org/index_en.php or follow the Canadian Tenpin Federation, Inc. to check out stats and photos from the tournament.

Congratulations to Jill and the rest of the Canadian team!

Ontario Cap and Trade Update - CITSS Open for Registration & Upcoming Registration Deadline

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ON Cap & Trade - CITSS AvailableThe Compliance Instrument Tracking System Service (CITSS) is now open for user registration in Ontario.  CITSS can be accessed through this link: https://www.wci-citss.org/

The CITSS registration is a two-part process and can take some time to fully complete.  It is recommend that you complete your CITSS registration as early as possible to support implementation of the cap and trade program.  

Mandatory participants are required to submit applications by November 30, 2016.

For more information about CITSS, please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/cap-and-trade-register-and-participate-citss   

For technical questions relating to CITSS, including accessing your account, general navigation, functionality and re-setting your password please contact WCI, Inc. staff at: help@wci-citss.org

Should you have any questions relating to the cap and trade program in general, please contact the Ontario cap and trade help desk at: CThelp@Ontario.ca

Reminder - the deadline to apply for free GHG emission allowances is September 1, 2016.

Additional information in regards to Ontario's Cap and Trade Program can be found in the following recent LEHDER News blog posts:

Ontario's Cap and Trade Program - Regulatory Overview of O. Reg. 144/16 and O. Reg 143/16

Ontario's Cap and Trade Program - Upcoming Deadlines and Training Sessions

For more information in regards to Ontario's Cap and Trade Program, please contact Marnie Freer.