Friday, 12 July 2019 09:28

New Environmental Response Regulations for OHFs

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The new Environmental Response Regulations were published on July 10th in the Canada Gazette Part II and are now in force.  The principal objective of the Regulations is to improve the effectiveness of Canada’s Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Regime for prescribed vessels and Oil Handling Facilities (OHFs) while engaged in the loading and unloading of oil. Enhanced prevention and planning activities by the OHFs, in conjunction with increased compliance and enforcement by Transport Canada, provides an increased state of readiness.  TP 14909E is the associated guidance document.



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