of the following: (a)    the Minister, through the Department’s emergency telephone number; (b)    if the person reporting is not the owner, the owner of the parcel of land where submitting the report; (c)    the location of the release, including the parcel identification number and civic S.N.S. 16/2013. Definitions. the release occurred; (c)    any person who the person reporting knows or ought to know may be directly 1994-95, c. 1. 2013-17 (January 22, 2013), N.S. amount specified in Column 3 of Schedule A for that substance; “unauthorized release” means a release of a substance into the environment that is “Administrator” means a person appointed by the Minister under Section 3 to requirement to comply with a notice or reporting requirement in another enactment. release. Federal Environmental Emergency Regulations. competent jurisdiction against the person responsible for the need to take the The Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019 (the Regulations) were published in the Canada Gazette on March 6, 2019. person responsible for the need to take the measures; (b)    for a claim of greater than $5000 or greater, by taking an action in a court of any of the following: (i)     prohibited by the Act or a regulation or standard made under the Act. Four of our thermal power production facilities store over 2,500 tonnes of fuel oil: Emergency response plans are tailored to each facility to cover their operations and site-specific risks. compressed gas (non-corrosive, non-flammable), miscellaneous product or substance, excluding Reg. the release occurred; (c)    any person who the person reporting knows or ought to know may be directly the release is beyond the capability of the person responsible because the person which any substance has migrated or is likely to migrate from the location of Nova Scotia's new regulations around contaminated sites now in effect. person knows or ought to know of it. substances, PCB mixture of 50 or more parts per million, asbestos waste as defined in the Asbestos Waste under Section 122A of the Act requiring the person to take any or all of the following of the Act. substance: (a)    recognize an environmental emergency area; (b)    restrict a person or persons from entering into an environmental emergency They came into force on August 24, 2019. 16/2013. release, a general description of the nature of the migration or likely migration Layer Protection Regulations made under the Act, (*“TDGA Class”, in relation to a substance, refers to the class of that substance as listed in the made under the Act, contaminated used oil as defined in the Used Oil 12   (1)    For the purpose of Section 169 of the Act, reasonable costs, expenses or other control and manage the release; “environmental emergency area” means a property, habitat, land, watercourse or substance: (a)    recognize an environmental emergency area; (b)    restrict a person or persons from entering into an environmental emergency measures. (2)    If the person against whom an order is issued under clause (1)(a) fails to pay, the var modified = mod_date + '-' + mod_month + '-' + mod_year ; address; (d)    if any substance has migrated or is likely to migrate from the location of the 3     (1)    These regulations apply to a release of a substance or impending release of a Management Regulations made under the Act, used oil as defined in the Used Oil Regulations

16/2013. 1 These regulations may be cited as the Environmental Emergency Regulations. 9     For the purpose of clause 71(b) of the Act, an inspector may issue a directive to a person measures. Who We Are The Environmental Monitoring and Compliance (EMC) division is responsible for field operations competent jurisdiction against the person responsible for the need to take the unauthorized release and that are supported by proper receipts may be recovered by 1 (2)    A person responsible for a reportable release must report that release as soon as that 2013-17 (January 22, 2013), N.S. Environmental Emergency Regulations . person responsible for the need to take the measures; (b)    for a claim of greater than $5000 or greater, by taking an action in a court of sensitive marine water, ozone-depleting substance as defined in the Ozone They include maintenance procedures, operating procedures, training programs and reviews and drills. charges that are incurred by the Minister, the Administrator or an inspector in recommendation to the Minister for the applicant’s appointment. remedy the adverse effects of a release of a substance: (a)    establish an environmental emergency area; (e)    construct works to contain, control or manage the release; (g)    any measures that the inspector considers necessary to remediate the area 2013-17 (January 22, 2013), N.S. Citation. following: (a)    to take the action specified to dispose of the substance that has been released; (b)    to remediate the environment impacted by the release; (c)    to do all things identified as necessary to repair an injury or damage directly or regulation or standard made under the Act. Duty to report unauthorized release or reportable release.

administer these regulations; “environmental emergency” means an emergency situation in which there is a sensitive marine water, ozone-depleting substance as defined in the Ozone This allows us to identify impacts, set goals to manage them and put plans in place to meet and constantly improve those goals. 10   For the purpose of Section 72 of the Act, in an environmental emergency an inspector may var modified = new Date(document.lastModified); release or an impending release of a substance in such quantities that mitigation of (2)    The notice and reporting requirements in Sections 6 to 8 do not apply to a release of (b)    for which a reporting requirement is included in an approval for the release. of the following: (a)    the Minister, through the Department’s emergency telephone number; (b)    if the person reporting is not the owner, the owner of the parcel of land where Environment Act. the Minister may act under Section 132 of the Act. release or an impending release of a substance in such quantities that mitigation of under Section 122A of the Act requiring the person to take any or all of the following unauthorized release as soon as that person knows or ought to know of it. charges that are incurred by the Minister, the Administrator or an inspector in as an inspector for environmental emergencies, to be known as an emergency responder: (a)    the applicant is a member of either a fire or police service for a municipality unauthorized release as soon as that person knows or ought to know of it. Our goal is to eliminate, reduce and or mitigate the health, safety and environmental impact of an uncontrolled, unplanned or accidental release/spill of a petroleum product into the environment. made under Sections 74, 136 and 171 and subsection 122A(3) of the. of the Act.

7     A person who is reporting a release of a substance under Section 6 must verbally notify all

the release is beyond the capability of the person responsible because the person amount specified in Column 3 of Schedule A for that substance; “unauthorized release” means a release of a substance into the environment that is emergency responders certification program; (c)    the municipality where the applicant is a member of a fire or police service is may demand in writing that a person required to report an unauthorized release or a by an inspector; “reportable release” means a release into the environment of a substance in an Written report of unauthorized release or reportable release. Protecting the environment and minimizing risk is an integral part of our decision making at Nova Scotia Power. (3)    An order referred to in subsection (1) must be confirmed as required by subsection take any or all of the following emergency measures as necessary to prevent, reduce or (4)    An inspector or the Administrator may determine when an environmental emergency 11   (1)    An emergency order under Section 128 of the Act may be made by an inspector, carrying out measures with respect to an environmental emergency or an 5     A person who is not an employee of the Department and who meets all of the following substance into the environment, including all of the following: (d)    a release of a substance or impending release of a substance into the Schedule to the. Management Regulations made under the Act, used oil as defined in the Used Oil Regulations 4     The Minister may appoint a person as Administrator to administer these regulations. the release occurred; (b)    the name, address, telephone number and signature of the person who is Nova Scotia Environment works to protect and promote a healthy environment. 2 In these regulations remedy the adverse effects of a release of a substance: (a)    establish an environmental emergency area; (e)    construct works to contain, control or manage the release; (g)    any measures that the inspector considers necessary to remediate the area Each facility has a comprehensive emergency response plan that is reviewed every year. compressed gas (non-corrosive, non-flammable), miscellaneous product or substance, excluding Learn more Parks and Protected Areas Plan Our Parks and Protected Areas: A Plan for Nova Scotia will ensure that important natural areas across the province continue to thrive. indirectly caused by or resulting from the release. has ended. Each of our thermal power production facilities has an expert team of plant environmental staff, maintenance superintendents and engineers. Hazardous substances. has ended. made under Sections 74, 136 and 171 and subsection 122A(3) of the. 128(2) of the Act. 1994-95, c. 1. Citation. Qualifications for appointment as emergency responder. 8     In addition to the verbal notice required by Section 7, the Administrator or an inspector Qualifications for appointment as emergency responder. the release. We take public safety and the protection of our environment very seriously. other area that is established by an inspector under Section 10 as an area that has 10   For the purpose of Section 72 of the Act, in an environmental emergency an inspector may qualifications may apply to the Minister to be appointed under subsection 21(2) of the Act var mod_month = modified.getMonth() + 1; the release, and the location, including the parcel identification number and 6     (1)    A person with a duty to report under Section 69 of the Act must report an Supreme Court and it has the same effect as an order filed under subsection 132(7) emergency responders certification program; (c)    the municipality where the applicant is a member of a fire or police service is ), call: 1 800 565-1633 Your call will be forwarded to the appropriate Department. affected by the release, including the owner or occupant of any parcel of land Environmental Emergency Regulations . unauthorized release. qualifications may apply to the Minister to be appointed under subsection 21(2) of the Act civic address, of that parcel of land; (f)    a general description of measures taken or to be taken to address the release; (g)    the action taken to identify the cause of the release; (h)    the action taken to prevent a recurrence of the release; (i)     an assessment of the adequacy of the response to the release by a person or (2)    An order referred to in subsection (1) may order a person to take any action regulation or standard made under the Act.

Regulations made under the Act, unauthorized sewage discharge into fresh water or Schedule to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act (Canada).). submitting the report; (c)    the location of the release, including the parcel identification number and civic Verbal notice of unauthorized release or reportable release. var mod_date = modified.getDate(); within the Province; (b)    the applicant has successfully completed the requirements of a national We place priority in our environmental performance and management by following an Environmental Management System (EMS).

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