This regulation defines fees for various activities related to the environment such as: industrial air emissions fees, fuel and oil approval fees, and pesticide approval fees.
This bylaw prohibits the open burning of rubber tires, plastic, and petroleum products.
This regulation includes a list of allowable pesticides and active ingredients under Section 6 of the Non-essential Pesticides Control Act, SNS 2010, c 6 and does not include glyphosate, diazinon, or malathion.
This Act places prohibitions on the sale and use of pesticides.
The purpose of this Act is to prohibit exploration for or mining of uranium in order to protect the health and safety of Nova Scotians and the quality of their environment.
This Act sets out 21 goals for the province’s 2020 Vision. It includes the adoption of sustainable procurement policy for provincial government departments, reduction in mercury emissions, and adoption of new vehicle emissions standards.
Further to the child sport and recreational activity tax credit outlined in Nova Scotia's Income Tax Act, RSNS 1989, c 217, this regulation designates eligible sport, physical recreation, or physical activity programs or organizations as registered with the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.
This regulation outlines to duties of a medical officer of health in reference to the reporting of health hazards.
This regulation establishes limits for air contaminants. They are amended to include national air standard for mercury emissions from coal-fired generating stations.
Section 76 requires that a diver or ADS operator must be protected from health or safety hazards that may be caused by a device emitting electromagnetic or ionizing radiation.
This regulation regulates the installation, alteration, and removal of petroleum storage tanks.
This bylaw regulates what can be discharged into the stormwater system. It prohibits: hazardous waste chemicals, fuel, PCBs, pesticides, and radioactive waste. It sets concentration limits for the following substances: arsenic, benzene, ethylbenzene, cadmium, carbon tetrachloride, chromium, lead, and trichloroethylene.
This Act governs Nova Scotia's District Health Authorities. The object of the District Health Authorities includes maintaining and improve the health of residents of the district.
This bylaw prohibits the application and use of pesticides for maintenance of outdoor trees, shrubs, flowers, other ornamental plants, and turf on part of a property used for residential purposes or on municipality’s property.
This bylaw governs the protection of municipal parks, trails, gardens, playgrounds, sports fields, and beaches.
This bylaw governs the collection of solid waste in Halifax. It also designates waste characterized as hazardous by any provincial or federal law, as well as radioactive materials, as 'non-collectible waste'.
This Act establishes the Health Research Foundation whose purpose includes conducting health research in the Province, including the fields of health policy, health promotion and health care.
This regulation requires offshore petroleum installations have a gas release system that ensures personnel are not exposed to radiation above levels prescribed in the legislation.
This Act establishes an internal responsibility system as the foundation of workplace health and safety.
Section 39(1)(f)(ii) requires that supervisors may not conduct a diving operation unless the divers and pilots involved in the diving operation are protected from any danger or hazards that could be caused by devices emitting electromagnetic or ionizing radiation.
This regulation bans the disposal of certain wastes from being deposited in landfills and incinerators, including used tires and lead-acid batteries.
This regulation sets the ambient air maximum permissible ground level concentrations for several contaminants, including ozone and total suspended particulate matter. To this aim, it addresses open air burning and gasoline volatility limits.
This regulation governs the storage of PCB substances and wastes.
This regulation is made under Section 66 of the Environment Act. The regulation stipulates that the undertaking of any activities outlined require approval from the Minister or an Administrator designated by the Minister. In this way, activities pertaining to pesticide and chemical usage, municipal waste disposal, and the handling of dangerous and hazardous goods are monitored and regulated.
Section 127 of this Act, provides for regulations controlling alcoholic beverages in casinos.
These regulations regulate the sale, use, storage, and disposal of pesticides in Nova Scotia.
This regulation governs the removal of asbestos from structures, required safety equipment, packaging and other handling procedures.
This regulation prohibits the burning of used oil.
This regulation prohibits the release of ozone-depleting substances into the atmosphere. It also restricts the sale of such substances and requires labelling on equipment containing ozone-depleting substances.
This regulation concerns the storage or dangerous materials, including radioactive substances, and other toxic and environmentally hazardous materials.
This Act sets out the general framework for environmental protection through assessment and approval processes. It includes the principle of pollution prevention.
This Act protects and preserves the Halifax Public Gardens and the area surrounding the Gardens.
One of the purposes of this Act is to maintain or enhance wildlife and wildlife habitats, water quality, recreational opportunities, and associated resources of the forests in Nova Scotia.
This Act defines the power of the Ministers of the Department of Health and the Department of Health Promotion and Protection.