BC Ministry of the Environment: Stage 10 (Omnibus) Amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR)

Webinar recordings now available online

The Ministry of Environment has released the PowerPoint presentations and audio recordings of Webinars 1 through 6 aimed at helping stakeholders understand the changes to the recently approved Omnibus amendments to the CSR. These webinars cover the following topics:

  • Webinar 1 – Overview of the changes and administrative matters
  • Webinar 2 – New land uses
  • Webinar 3 – Changes to the soil standards
  • Webinar 4 – Leachate tests and renewal of Protocol 2 “Site specific soil standards”
  • Webinar 5 – Emerging contaminants
  • Webinar 6 – Changes to the vapour standards

You can find the material on the following Ministry webpage:  http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/site-remediation/guidance-resources/presentations

Please note the final two webinars (#7 Changes to the water standards and #8 – Effects of CSR amendments on soil relocation) is expected to be posted early in the new year.  We will send a follow-up CSeLink once those final webinars are available.

For more information, please visit www.gov.bc.ca/siteremediation or email site@gov.bc.ca.