Current Regulation

Environmental Emergency Regulations (SOR/2003-307)

The Environmental Emergency Regulations aim at enhancing the protection of the environment and human health in environmental emergency situations by promoting prevention and ensuring preparedness, response and recovery. They will mandate persons who own or manage specified toxic and hazardous substances at or above the specified thresholds to provide required information on the substance(s), their quantities and to prepare and implement environmental emergency plans.


Contact Information:

Grant Hogg
Environmental Emergencies Division,Environmental Stewardship Branch
Environment Canada
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3
Phone number: 819-938-4072
Fax number: 819-938-4075
Email address: ee-ue@ec.gc.ca

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Publication Information:

Canada Gazette Date published Volume and number
Part 1: 2002-08-10 Vol. 136, No. 32
Part 2: 2003-09-10 Vol. 137, No. 19

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