Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2001
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Monitoring
Policy Target:Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), Industry, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation
Agency:Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Description:In June 2001, the Mandatory Monitoring and Reporting Regulation required electricity generators to monitor and publicly report emissions of 28 substances, including carbon dioxide. The timing of the regulations implementation was intended to ensure that strong environmental protection measures were in place for the anticipated start in late 2000 of Ontario’s competitive electricity market. As of June 2002, the balance of large emitting sectors, including refineries and steel were regulated to report on 358 pollutants including NOX, SO2, CO2. By June 2003, large and small emitting sectors were regulated to report on 358 pollutants.

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