BC Ministry of the Environment: Contaminated Sites ‘Response to Stakeholder Comment’ Documents Released

12 documents released in support of Stage 10/11 Amendments to Contaminated Sites Regulation The ministry has prepared response to stakeholder comment tables related to the documents updated for the Stage 10/11 amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR). The response to stakeholder comment tables are available on the ministry’s website. List of response to stakeholder documents: […]

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BC Ministry of the Environment: Stage 11 Webinar Recordings and Presentations Posted

FEBRUARY 8, 2018 – The PowerPoint presentations and audio recordings for the webinars hosted in November and December 2017 are now available on the ministry’s Presentations website.  These webinars were to help stakeholders understand the changes to the recently approved Stage 11 amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation. The webinars covered the following topics: Webinar 1 – […]

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Ministry of the Environment: Contaminated Sites Additional Documents Approved

Stage 10 (Omnibus) and Stage 11 (Housekeeping) Amendments to Contaminated Sites Regulation DECEMBER 5, 2017 – The Director has approved an additional 7 documents related to the Stage 10 and Stage 11 amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR) and related consequential amendments to the Hazardous Waste Regulation (HWR) and Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (OMRR). The […]

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BC Ministry of the Environment: Errata Version 3 Posted for CSR Omnibus Amendment

New standards come into effect November 1, 2017 JULY 31, 2017 – An updated Errata (version 3) to the Stage 10 (Omnibus) Amendment to the Contaminated Sites Regulation has been released.  The purpose of the Errata is to compile all currently known errors in the Stage 10 Amendment with the intention to correct all errors […]

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BC Ministry of the Environment: Contaminated Sites Protocols and Guidance Documents Released

Deadline for comments is September 5, 2017 JULY 31, 2017 – As a result of Stage 10 (Omnibus) amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR), the following Contaminated Sites Protocols and Guidance Documents have been updated or developed and are now ready for stakeholder comment: *         Protocol 2: Site-Specific Numerical Soil Standards *         Protocol 6: […]

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BC Ministry of the Environment: Contaminated Sites Guidance Documents Released for Comment

Documents open for comment until April 28, 2017 March 21, 2017 – As a result of Stage 10 (Omnibus) amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation, guidance documents are being updated. The following four documents are open for comment until April 28, 2017. Comments should be sent to *protected email*. Protocol 4. Determining background soil quality (PDF) Protocol 18. Establishing […]

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British Columbia Environmental Management Act Legislation and Commentary – Just Published

BCEIA Member Harper Grey LLP releases 4th edition guide to BC’s contaminated sites This practical handbook is written with the busy advisor/businessperson in mind, from lawyers to consultants, and landowners to developers.  Doing business these days means dealing with companies and lands that are subject to environmental regulation.  Knowledge is the key to minimizing liability […]

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