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This program supports the goal of improving the air Ontarians breathe by developing legislation, policies and programs to address air pollution that has local, regional and/or global effects. This program also supports the government's climate change and toxics reduction strategies, provides air quality monitoring and ensures compliance with Ministry regulations.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2010-11

Estimates
2009-10

Difference
Between
2010-11
and
2009-10

Actual
2008-09

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Smog and Air Toxics 51,809,500 51,785,600 23,900 45,593,971
2 Drive Clean 19,051,800 19,114,700 (62,900) 18,664,673
3 Climate Change 34,311,800 18,196,000 16,115,800 15,684,826
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 105,173,100 89,096,300 16,076,800 79,943,470
  Total Operating Expense 105,173,100 89,096,300 16,076,800 79,943,470
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
4 Capital - Air 300,000 300,000 - 2,758,184
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 300,000 300,000 - 2,758,184
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act - 1,000 (1,000) -
  Total Statutory Appropriations - 1,000 (1,000) -
  Total Capital Expense 300,000 301,000 (1,000) 2,758,184
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
6 Air Program 10,061,800 1,000 10,060,800 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 10,061,800 1,000 10,060,800 -
  Total Capital Assets 10,061,800 1,000 10,060,800 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1106-1 Smog and Air Toxics      
  Salaries and wages     32,056,000
  Employee benefits     4,391,000
  Transportation and communication     854,500
  Services     6,755,500
  Supplies and equipment     925,700
  Transfer payments      
     Grants Supporting Environmental Partnerships and Action - Air   100,000  
     Grants Supporting Science and Technical Research - Air   800,000  
     Toxics Reduction Project   5,927,800 6,827,800
  Subtotal     51,810,500
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     51,809,500
1106-2 Drive Clean      
  Salaries and wages     3,553,700
  Employee benefits     486,700
  Transportation and communication     159,400
  Services     14,692,600
  Supplies and equipment     159,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     19,051,800
1106-3 Climate Change      
  Salaries and wages     10,370,100
  Employee benefits     1,420,500
  Transportation and communication     229,200
  Services     15,650,900
  Supplies and equipment     223,900
  Transfer payments      
     Grants for Action on Climate Change   6,115,200  
     Grants for Environmental Research Chairs   302,000 6,417,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     34,311,800
  Total Operating Expense for Air Program     105,173,100
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
1106-4 Capital - Air      
  Other transactions      
     Capital Investments     300,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     300,000
  Total Capital Expense for Air Program     300,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
1106-6 Air Program      
  Business application software     10,061,800
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     10,061,800
  Total Capital Assets for Air Program     10,061,800