PEI Regulatory Approach to Management of Petroleum Contaminated Sites

The PEI Department of Communities, Land and Environment have Environmental Protection Act Regulations related to Petroleum Hydrocarbon Remediation and Contaminated Sites Registration. These  regulations came into force November 25, 2006.

The Petroleum Hydrocarbon Remediation Regulations and Contaminated Sites Registry Regulations are designed to provide regulated petroleum hydrocarbon cleanup numbers, and a more transparent contaminated site management process.

The Petroleum Hydrocarbon Remediation Regulations include information on:

  • Impact reporting requirements;
  • Criteria for Site Professional classification;
  • Voluntary remediation agreements; and
  • Site closure reporting requirements.

For more information about the PEI regulations, contact the PEI Department of Communities, Land and Environment.