Disposal at Sea Regulations (SOR/2001-275)

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These regulations relate to the disposal at sea. They specify boundaries of the sea in major estuaries where disposal at sea may be allowed, service standards for issuing or renewing a permit, action levels and mechanisms for screening waste, eligibility requirements for permit renewals, and reporting requirements in cases of emergency disposal.

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These regulations relate to the disposal at sea. They specify boundaries of the sea in major estuaries where disposal at sea may be allowed, service standards for issuing or renewing a permit, action levels and mechanisms for screening waste, eligibility requirements for permit renewals, and reporting requirements in cases of emergency disposal.

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Regulations are current to 2017-11-06 and last amended on 2014-09-24. Previous Versions

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These regulations relate to the disposal at sea. They specify boundaries of the sea in major estuaries where disposal at sea may be allowed, service standards for issuing or renewing a permit, action levels and mechanisms for screening waste, eligibility requirements for permit renewals, and reporting requirements in cases of emergency disposal.

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Canada Gazette Part II

  • : Vol.135,No.17, PDF (3.46 MB, go to page 117)

Canada Gazette Part I

  • : Vol.135,No.7, PDF (1.46 MB, go to page 52)

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