On 26 June 2017, Environmental Defence Canada and the Natural Resources Defense Council (based in the United States), along with Canadian resident Daniel T’seleie (the “Submitters”), filed SEM-17-001 (Alberta Tailings Ponds II) (hereinafter the “Submission”) with the Secretariat. The Submitters assert that the Government of Canada (“Canada”) is failing to enforce the pollution prevention provisions […]
Failure to control burning of crop residues from the 13,000 hectares of asparagus grown in Caborca, Sonora. The Submitter contends that these activities are being carried out in violation of provisions of the Environmental Protection Regulation (Reglamento de Equilibrio Ecológico y Protección al Medio Ambiente—REEPMA) of the Municipality of Caborca, Sonora.
In February 2004, the company Zeta Gas del Pacífico, S.A de C.V. (“Zeta Gas”) submitted an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the LPG Terminal project before the Environmental Impact and Risk Branch (Dirección General de Impacto y Riesgo Ambiental—DGIRA) of the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales—Semarnat). […]
On 29 November 2011, the Comité Pro-Mejoras de la Ribera Cahuaré (the” Submitter”) filed a submission with the Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) in accordance with Article 14(1) of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation. The Submitter asserts that Mexico is failing to effectively enforce its environmental law in connection with […]
Factual Record on Submission SEM-04-005 (Coal-fired Power Plants)
Factual Record regarding Submissions Ex Hacienda El Hospital II and III (SEM-06-003 and SEM-06-004)
On 30 August 2005, the Academia Sonorense de Derechos Humanos and Domingo Gutiérrez Mendívil (the “Submitters”) filed a submission with the CEC Secretariat in accordance with Article 14(1) of the NAAEC (the “Submission”). In submission SEM-05-003 (Environmental Pollution in Hermosillo II), the Submitters assert that Mexico is failing to effectively enforce its environmental law in relation to the prevention and control of air pollution in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora.
Contains: Factual Record for Submission SEM-03-003 (Lake Chapala II)
Submissions on Enforcement Matters: Factual Record regarding Submission SEM-04-007 (Quebec Automobiles)
Inclusion in a Factual Record of Information Developed by Independent Experts and the Autonomy of the Secretariat of the CEC in the Article 14 and 15 Process. Secretariat Determinations under Articles 14 and 15 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation: September 2006 through August 2008.
On 14 August 2003, Waterkeeper Alliance, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, Société pour Vaincre la Pollution, Environmental Bureau of Investigation, and Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper/Save the River! filed a submission with the Secretariat pursuant to NAAEC Article 14.
On 17 June 2003, Ángel Lara García (the “Submitter”) filed a submission with the CEC Secretariat asserting that Mexico is failing to effectively enforce its environmental law in connection with a polystyrene latex manufacturing and impregnation plant operated by ALCA, S.A. de C.V. (“ALCA”).