Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – June 1, 2017

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – June 1, 2017

Liberal MP Darren Fisher presents his bill (C-238) to develop a national strategy for the safe disposal of lamps containing mercury. His private member’s bill calls on the Minister of Environment and Climate Change to work with provincial and territorial governments, environmental groups and industry to develop the strategy.

Marc D’Iorio (director general, industrial Sectors, chemicals, and waste directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada), Jo-Anne St. Godard (executive director, Take Back the Light) and Mia-Pascale Marchand (director, RecycFluo program, Product Care Association) testify during the second part of the meeting. (June 1, 2017)

UPDATE: Bill C-238 received royal assent on June 22.