The Government of Ontario is currently consulting on its proposal to temporarily pause the implementation of requirements under the Excess Soil Regulation that came into effect on January 1, 2022 until January 1, 2023. View the proposal. Deadline for feedback is April 10, 2022. Provisions that came into effect January 1, 2022 and are proposed to beContinue reading “Updates on O. Reg. 406/19”
Get detailed information on responsibilities for managing, transporting, reusing, and disposing of excess soil in O. Reg. 406/19: On-Site and Excess Soil Management (the regulation) developed by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks. Project Areas (Source Sites) Bringing excess soil to a reuse site Excess soil transportation NEWLY RELEASED: Resource sheet for small projects on residential properties (landscaping,Continue reading “MECP Excess Soil Fact Sheets”
In November 2021, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks presented a series of webinars sharing information on specific aspects of O. REg. 406/19 concerning Excess Soils. You can access the slides from these webinars below. Project Areas (Source Sites) Reuse Sites Transportation (Dry and Liquid Soil) Infrastructure Projects Excess Soil Registry VacContinue reading “MECP Excess Soil Webinar Slides”
This document, the Procedures for the Use of Risk Assessment under Part XV.1 of the Environmental Protection Act (Procedures document) describes the legislative and regulatory requirements for conducting and submitting risk assessment reports under the Environmental Protection Act and Ontario Regulation 153/04. This Procedures document also contains plain language guidance for risk assessment practitioners (e.g. consultants, qualified persons) on how to conduct risk assessment work and prepare risk assessment reports. Regulation 153/04 made under the Environmental Protection Act. The revised SCSs are contained in Tables 1-9 of the “Soil Ground Water and Sediment Standards for use Under Part XV.1 of the Environmental Protection Act”.
This document describes the process for developing the revised generic, soil and groundwater Site Condition Standards (SCSs) that are in Tables 1 through 9 of Ontario
Regulation 153/04 made under the Environmental Protection Act. The revised SCSs are contained in Tables 1-9 of the “Soil Ground Water and Sediment Standards for use Under Part XV.1 of the Environmental Protection Act”.
This Procedure document contains plain language guidance on how to conduct risk assessment work and draft a risk assessment report for submission to the Ministry of the Environment (the ministry) under section 168.5 of the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) and Schedule C in Ontario Regulation 153/04 Records of Site Condition (RSC) (the RSC Regulation).
This document has been prepared for the purpose of giving general guidance on conducting both human health and ecological risk assessments for site clean-ups in Ontario. The document introduces the process of risk assessment, provides guidance on conducting human health risk assessment for remediation of contaminated sites and provides a basic framework for conducting site specific ecological risk assessments.