Records of Site Condition – common problems

Records of Site Condition – common problems

Records of Site Condition are the regulatory documents used in Ontario to confirm whether a potentially or actually contaminated site meets acceptable standards for a particular land-use, under the Environmental Protection Act and O.Reg. 153/04. The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has issued a Records of Site Condition-Getting them right, a list of the most common errors that they are finding when consultants and owners attempt to submit Records of Site Condition.    

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Retrial: lower fines for environmental consultant

Retrial: lower fines for environmental consultant

In 2011, we wrote about the record $161,000 in fines imposed upon an environmental consultant and his company. In addition, $40,500 in fines were imposed on their clients, Mr. James Sinclair and his company Sinclair Landing, owner of a contaminated site. Following an appeal and retrial, the fines imposed on geo-environmental firm Bruce A. Brown Associates Limited (Brown Assoc.) and its Director Bruce A. Brown (Dr. Brown), were reduced to $45,500, plus the 25% victim fine surcharge. Dr. Brown  

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