The Environmental Management Act and Contaminated Sites Regulation contain rules about remediation liability. Individuals who are in some way responsible for causing contamination are “responsible persons” – they must cover the costs of any site remediation required.
Use the following information to help determine remediation liability:
- Fact Sheet 16 – Remediation Liability Overview (PDF)
- Fact Sheet 17 – Remediation Liability and Insurers, Lenders, Receivers, Sureties and Trustees (PDF)
- Fact Sheet 18 – Remediation Liability and Transportation (PDF)
- Fact Sheet 48 – Remediation Liability and Combining Parcels with Different Owners (PDF)