Contaminated Sites Laws, Regulations & Compliance

Compliance with contaminated sites requirements of the Environmental Management Act and Contaminated Sites Regulation is ensured through promotion and verification activities as well as enforcement measures, when necessary.

Laws & Regulations

Environmental Management Act

Refer to the Environmental Management Act or refer to the following parts of the Act that are directly related to site remediation: 

Contaminated Sites Regulation

Use the following links to view the current Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR). These links might not always be up-to-date, so be sure to check the links below to view recent amendments.

Amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation


Legal Decisions


Orphan Site Declarations

Orphan Sites are determined using the criteria in Part 15 of the Contaminated Sites Regulation