Wood Preservation Facilities

Pollution Prevention Planning Notices

Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Inorganic arsenic compounds, Hexavalent chromium compounds, Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, Polychlorinated dibenzofurans and/or Hexachlorobenzene Used by Wood Preservation Facilities

On October 22, 2005, the Minister of the Environment published a Notice under Part 4 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans for wood preservation facilities that use inorganic arsenic compounds, hexavalent chromium compounds, polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans and/or hexachlorobenzene.

This Notice outlines the requirements to prepare and implement pollution prevention plans for wood preservation facilities and includes forms to be completed by persons subject to the Notice.

  • Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Inorganic arsenic compounds, Hexavalent chromium compounds, Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, Polychlorinated dibenzofurans and/or Hexachlorobenzene Used by Wood Preservation Facilities (HTML) (PDF; 638 KB)

The Notice was developed following consideration of comments received on the Proposed Notice (published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on May 14, 2005).

Contacts

For all technical inquiries regarding the content of this Notice, please contact:
Vallier Simard
Tel: 819-994-4819

For inquiries regarding reporting and pollution prevention practices, please contact:
Environment Canada
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
c/o Innovative Measures Section
351 St. Joseph Blvd.
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0H3
Tel: 819-994-0186
Fax: 819-953-7970
Email: LCPEPlansP2-CEPAP2Plans@ec.gc.ca

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