On this page you’ll find links to various resources and tools that can help you and your community’s fight for a healthy community.
Each of these resource pages includes a summary of why and how to use each tool, as well as examples of groups that used this tool and the results they had.
Good research and information is essential to a credible Good Neighbour Campaign. Below are links to outline the role and importance of key sources of information for company and pollution research.
First, learn about the role of various levels of government to understand where to get information — See Government Regulators
- An Environmental Approval is required for all Ontario companies that use or release certain pollutants in Ontario.
- The Environmental Registry provides an opportunity for public comment on Provincial proposals and decisions, including amendment to CoAs and decisions affecting specific companies.
- A Freedom of Information (FOI) request may be needed to access government files about a company that are not publicly available.
- National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) requires large facilities report on emissions to the air, land and water of toxic pollutants.
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