Contaminated Fuel Regulations (SOR/91-486)The Regulations prohibit the import and export of contaminated fuel except for the purpose of destruction, disposal and recycling in accordance with applicable federal or provincial law. Potential contaminants in fuel include chlorinated hydrocarbons, including PCBs; heavy metals, including lead, chromium, cadmium, nickel, vanadium, and zinc; sulphur and phosphate.
Oil, Gas and Alternative Energy Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St. Joseph Boul.
Gatineau, QC K1A 0H3
Phone number: 819-420-7951
Fax number: 819-420-7410
Email address: email@example.com
Information to Help in Complying with the Regulations:
The contents of regulations and other regulatory instruments can be confusing for those who are not skilled in reading legal documents, or who may have difficulty understanding technical content. To help regulatees comply with regulatory requirements, materials that present legal or technical content in a more easily understandable format are provided. See "Other Useful Links" below.
|Canada Gazette||Date published||Volume and number|
|Part 1:||1991-03-16||Vol. 125, No. 11|
|Part 2:||1991-08-28||Vol. 125, No. 18|
Regulatory Text in HTML and PDF:
Contaminated Fuel Regulations
Link to Department of Justice Web Site for "Contaminated Fuel Regulations" - includes the consolidated regulations which reflects amendments
- Amendments to Regulations under Subsection 93(1) of CEPA, 1999 (2000-102)
- Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under Section 89, Subsection 93(1) and Section 114 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 - Proposed
Other Useful Links:
CEPA Regulations that are subject to the revised fine scheme under EEA and CEPA (1999)
Environment Canada's website on fuels
For the Regulations, compliance-related materials include:
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