PCB Regulations

Version of section 40 from 2008-09-05 to 2010-03-10:


Marginal note:Release into the environment

  •  (1) For the purposes of paragraph 95(1)(a) of the Act, where there occurs or is a likelihood of a release into the environment of PCBs in contravention of section 5, the person who is designated to be provided with a written report is the Manager of Inspection Program, Environmental Enforcement Division, Enforcement Branch of the Department of the Environment in the region where the release occurs or is likely to occur.

  • Marginal note:Contents

    (2) The report shall include the following information:

    • (a) the name, civic and mailing addresses and telephone number of the person who owns or has the charge, management or control of the PCBs that are released into the environment;

    • (b) the date, time and location of the release;

    • (c) a description of the source of the release; and

    • (d) the quantity of liquids containing PCBs released, expressed in litres, the quantity of solids containing PCBs released, expressed in kilograms, and the concentration of PCBs in the liquids and the solids that are released, expressed in mg/kg.

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