- July 17, 2022
Canada | The Reduction in the Release of Volatile Organic Compounds Regulations (Petroleum Sector) were published
In December 2006, the Government of Canada announced the CMP. A key element of the CMP was the petroleum sector stream approach which included approximately 160 petroleum substances that are considered high priority to be addressed under a sectoral approach because of the following considerations:
(*) the group consists of a large number of substances
(*) the substances are primarily related to the petroleum sector
(*) they are complex mixtures
The Government of Canada developed a plan that included data collection, assessment of the substances, and development of risk management instruments, if required.
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