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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).
For all technical inquiries regarding the content of this Notice, please contact:
For inquiries regarding reporting and pollution prevention practices, please contact:
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
c/o Innovative Measures Section
351 St. Joseph Blvd.
P2 Notice Toolkit
- The Strategic Options Report (SOR), was released in July 1999, and presents stakeholder recommendations and implementation proposals developed through the Strategic Options Process to be undertaken by the Wood Preservation sector.
- Other P2 Planning Support Tools
- Management of Toxic Substances:
- Date Modified: