The purpose of the Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations (hereinafter referred to as the "Regulations") is to reduce the risk of contaminating soil and groundwater due to spills and leaks of petroleum products and allied petroleum products from storage tank systems. In addition, the Regulations will help to reduce a number of toxic substances from entering the environment, including: 1,2-dichloroethane, 3,3´-dichlorobenzidine, benzene, ethylene oxide, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons that are found in petroleum products and allied petroleum products.
Chemical Sectors Directorate, Environmental Stewardship Branch
National Capital Region, Environment Canada
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Phone number: 819-934-0459
Fax number: 819-953-7253
Email address: TankRegistry_IDStockage@ec.gc.ca
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|Canada Gazette||Date published||Volume and number|
|Part 1:||2007-04-07||Vol. 141, No. 14|
|Part 2:||2008-06-25||Vol. 142, No. 13|