MAIN HEADING: Environmental Science and Information - VOTE 1110

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Environmental Science and Information - VOTE 1110

This Vote is responsible for monitoring the state of Ontario's environment through scientific field studies and laboratory and technological development and analysis; developing environmental standards, guidelines and innovative environmental practices; and regular and transparent reporting to the public and stakeholders.

Vote Summary
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2014-15

Estimates
2013-14

Difference
Between
2014-15
and
2013-14

Actual
2012-13

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Environmental Science and Information 61,420,100 60,017,900 1,402,200 62,668,426
Total Including Special Warrants 61,420,100 60,017,900 1,402,200 62,668,426
Less: Special Warrants 15,969,200 - 15,969,200 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 45,450,900 60,017,900 (14,567,000) 62,668,426
Special Warrants 15,969,200 - 15,969,200 -
  Total Operating Expense 61,420,100 60,017,900 1,402,200 62,668,426


Standard Account by Item and Sub-Items
($)
VOTE-
ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1110-1 Environmental Science and Information      
      Salaries and wages     36,366,600
      Employee benefits     5,299,600
      Transportation and communication     2,355,100
      Services     12,244,900
      Supplies and equipment     2,896,900
      Transfer payments      
          Grants for Action on Climate Change   255,000  
          Grants for Environmental Research Chairs   807,500  
          Grants Supporting Science and Technical Research   1,194,500 2,257,000
  Total Operating Expense     61,420,100
  Total Operating Expense for Environmental Science and Information     61,420,100