Site Remediation - Requests for Comments

Site Identification - Proposed Schedule 1 & 2 and Site Decommissioning

The following three documents are open for comment until June 29, 2018. The proposed revisions complement the overall proposed changes to the identification of contaminated sites provisions of the Environmental Management Act and the Contaminated Sites Regulation. Significant changes to Schedules 1 and 2 have been highlighted in yellow. Comments should be directed to kelli.larsen@gov.bc.ca.


Responses to Requests for Comment

Updated Stage 10 & 11 Guidance Documents

As a result of Stage 10 and 11 amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation, a series of land remediation guidance documents were released for public comment in 2017. The responses to comments received are available here:

Site Identification Intentions Paper

Site Identification - Summary of Public Comments (PDF). The Site Identification Intentions Paper (PDF) was open for public comment until August 31, 2016 as part of the process to update site identification in the Environmental Management Act and the Contaminated Sites Regulation. 

Soil Relocation Intentions Paper

Soil Relocation - Summary of Public Comments (PDF). The Soil Relocation Intentions Paper (PDF) was open for public comment until August 31, 2016 as part of the process to update soil relocation in the Environmental Management Act and the Contaminated Sites Regulation. 

Updated Guidance Documents

In early 2015 a series of land remediation guidance documents were released for public comment. The responses to comments received are available here:

Updating of CSR Standards

Following public consultation on the Stage 10 draft discussion documents, the Ministry has compiled a Summary of Comments and Response to Public Comments (PDF).

Site Profiles and Soil Relocation Papers

In 2014, following public consultation on the discussion papers titled Identification of Potentially Contaminated Sites (PDF) and Prevention of Site Contamination from Soil Relocation (PDF) the Ministry has compiled all comments received with a summary of trends in responses:

Archived Comments