Iron and Steel

Federal Actions

Environment Canada, First Edition:  Environmental Codes of Practice for Integrated and for Non-Integrated Steel Mills (March 2001)

Related Links

For a summary of emissions from the Canadian iron and steel sector, please visit Environment Canada’s National Pollutant Release Inventory.

As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Canada is obligated to prepare and submit an annual National Greenhouse Gas Inventory covering anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks.

Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Canada introduced the Chemicals Management Plan, which protects human health and the environment by assessing chemicals used in Canada to ensure they are managed appropriately to prevent harm to Canadians and their environment.