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Updates on O. Reg. 406/19

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 be paused…

MECP Excess Soil Fact Sheets

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 siteExcess soil transportation NEWLY RELEASED: Resource sheet for small projects on residential properties (landscaping, pool installation…

MECP Excess Soil Webinar Slides

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 SitesTransportation (Dry and Liquid Soil) Infrastructure ProjectsExcess Soil RegistryVac Trucks and Liquid Soil…

Procedures for the Use of Risk Assessment under Part XV.1 of the Environmental Protection Act

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.…

Rationale for the Development of Soil and Ground Water Standards for Use at Contaminated Sides

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…

Procedures for the Use of Risk Assessment under 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).

MOEE Guidance on Site Specific Risk Assessment for Use at Contaminated Sites

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…