Harper Government's Turning the Corner Plan Promises Absolute Reduction of Greenhouse Emissions by Industrial Polluters

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    TORONTO, April 25 /CNW/ - Mark Madras of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP is
the head of the Firm's Environment, Urban Development and Real Estate
Department for the Toronto office and is the former Leader of the firm's
National Environmental Law Practice Group. Mark counsels commercial clients as
well as industry association clients with respect to a variety of
environmental regulation and liability concerns, including climate change,
toxic, hazardous and new substance regulation, contaminated lands, air and
water emissions, dangerous goods transportation, waste management, facility
auditing, risk assessment, environmental reporting, emergency preparedness,
environmental issues in commercial transactions, and corporate as well as
officer and director environmental compliance concerns.

    Mark can comment on the following from a legal perspective:

    -   Stringent targets on industry to cut air pollution
    -   Domestic emissions trading & offset purchases
    -   International emissions trading
    -   Capture and storage of carbon
    -   Access to the Capped Technology Fund
    -   Fixed emissions caps for industrial pollutants causing smog and acid
    -   Improving indoor air quality
    -   Costs to businesses and individuals

    Need a Source? Gowlings has professionals who can comment on a wide range
of topics. Visit www.gowlings.com/mediaroom for more information.

    About Gowlings

    Gowlings is a leading Canadian law firm offering a diverse range of
services to help domestic and international organizations achieve their
business objectives. Recognized for excellence in business, advocacy and
intellectual property law, Gowlings provides dedicated industry expertise in a
number of sectors including energy, infrastructure, life sciences, financial
services and technology. The Firm combines traditional legal services with
innovative solutions in areas such as transfer pricing and tax, government
relations, forensics, and occupational health and safety, to provide business
entities with a competitive advantage. Characterized by national strength and
regional focus, Gowlings has 700 professionals across offices in Montréal,
Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, Waterloo Region, Calgary and Vancouver. The Firm
also provides intellectual property services in Russia and the CIS through its
office in Moscow. Visit us at gowlings.com.

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For further information: To arrange an interview with Mark Madras,
please contact: Danielle Fielder, Tonique Harry, Media Profile, (416)
504-8464, danielle@mediaprofile.com, tonique@mediaprofile.com

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