Canada Us Air Quality Agreement Progress Report

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The Canada-U.S. Air Quality Agreement (agreement) directs the International Joint Commission (JDI) to invite public notices on follow-up reports developed by the Clean Air Committee and to provide a summary of the submissions to the governments of Canada and the United States to assist them in implementing the agreement. As part of the agreement, the IJC calls for a public position every two years and sends a summary of comments to the governments of Canada and the United States to help them implement the agreement. Nothing in this agreement diminishes the rights and obligations of the parties in other international agreements that oppose them, including the rights and obligations contained in the Border Waters Treaty and the 1978 Great Lakes Water Quality Convention, as amended. The U.S. spelling is used in this report, unless it refers to Canadian titles. ISSN 1910-5223 Cat. No.: En85-1E-PDF Unless otherwise stated, you cannot reproduce all or part of the documents contained in this publication for commercial broadcasting without prior written permission from the Copyright Administrator of Environment and Climate Change Canada. To obtain permission to multiply Government of Canada materials for commercial purposes, Request the Sale of Copyright Clearance by Contact: Environment and Climate Change Canada Public Inquisor Centre 7th Floor, Fontaine Building 200 Sacred Heart Boulevard Gatineau, QC K1A 0H3 Phone: 819-997-2800 Free: 1-800-668-6767 (Canada-only) Email: Photos: Public Domain © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2017 The IJC invites you to: by August 8, 2018, to submit written submissions on this draft follow-up report, using one of the following methods: the „ozone“ schedule has been included in the Canada-U.S.

Air Quality Agreement (December 2000) to combat cross-border air pollution that results in high ground-based ozone air quality. , an important part of smog. The long-term goal of the Ozone Annex is to achieve ozone quality standards in both countries.