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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
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Smog and Air Toxics 46,334,300 51,809,500 (5,475,200) 50,859,180
2 Drive Clean 18,991,100 19,051,800 (60,700) 17,675,390
3 Climate Change 20,301,000 34,311,800 (14,010,800) 20,539,725
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 85,626,400 105,173,100 (19,546,700) 89,074,295
  Total Operating Expense 85,626,400 105,173,100 (19,546,700) 89,074,295
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
4 Capital - Air 300,000 300,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 300,000 300,000 - -
  Total Capital Expense 300,000 300,000 - -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
6 Air Program 9,249,400 10,061,800 (812,400) 575,547
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 9,249,400 10,061,800 (812,400) 575,547
  Total Capital Assets 9,249,400 10,061,800 (812,400) 575,547



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     31,960,800
  Employee benefits     4,429,800
  Transportation and communication     801,000
  Services     4,778,500
  Supplies and equipment     872,200
  Transfer payments      
     Grants Supporting Environmental Partnerships and Action - Air   100,000  
     Grants Supporting Science and Technical Research - Air   275,000  
     Toxics Reduction Project   3,118,000 3,493,000
  Subtotal     46,335,300
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     46,334,300
1106-2 Drive Clean      
  Salaries and wages     3,473,700
  Employee benefits     481,300
  Transportation and communication     159,400
  Services     14,717,300
  Supplies and equipment     159,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     18,991,100
1106-3 Climate Change      
  Salaries and wages     8,869,900
  Employee benefits     1,217,800
  Transportation and communication     133,400
  Services     7,194,900
  Supplies and equipment     128,000
  Transfer payments      
     Grants for Action on Climate Change   1,955,000  
     Grants for Environmental Research Chairs   802,000 2,757,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     20,301,000
  Total Operating Expense for Air Program     85,626,400
  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 - asset costs     9,249,400
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     9,249,400
  Total Capital Assets for Air Program     9,249,400