Implementation Guidelines for the Environmental Emergency Regulations 2011
- 1.0 Purpose of the Implementation Guidelines
- 2.0 Environmental Emergency Authorities under Part 8 of CEPA 1999
- 3.0 Benefits of E2 Planning
- 4.0 E2 Regulations - Am I Regulated?
- 5.0 E2 Plans
- 6.0 Notification of Environmental Emergencies
- 7.0 Access to Submitted Notices
- 8.0 Compliance and Enforcement
- 9.0 Summary of the Risk Evaluation Framework
- Appendix 1 - Suggested References for Environmental Emergencies Prevention, Preparedness and Response Measures and the Development of E2 Plans
- Appendix 2 - Notices of Identification of Substance and Place, of Implementation and Testing of E2 Plans, and of Closure and Decommissioning and Report on the Preparation of E2 Plans and Certification
- Appendix 3 - Schedule 1 of the Environmental Emergency Regulations
- Appendix 4 - Regional Contact Information
- Appendix 5 - Determination of Container Capacity and Substance Quantity
- Appendix 6 - Flow Chart for the Propane Exception
- Appendix 7 - Notification and Reporting of Environmental Emergencies Under Section 201 of CEPA 1999
- Appendix 8 - Checklist to Prepare an E2 Plan
- Appendix 9 - Summary of Risk Evaluation Framework Methodology for Determining Thresholds for Environmental Emergency Plans
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