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Mercury Releases from Mercury Switches in End-of-Life Vehicles

Pollution Prevention Planning Notices

Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Mercury Releases from Mercury Switches in End-of-Life Vehicles Processed by Steel Mills

On December 29, 2007, the Minister of the Environment published a Notice under Part 4 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans in respect of mercury releases from mercury switches in end-of-life vehicles processed by steel mills.

This Notice outlines the requirements to prepare and implement pollution prevention plans and includes forms to be completed by persons subject to the Notice.

  • Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Mercury Releases from Mercury Switches in End-of-Life Vehicles Processed by Steel Mills (HTML) (PDF; 496 KB)

The Notice was developed following consideration of comments received on the Working Document and the Proposed Notice (published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on December 9, 2006).

Contacts

For all technical inquiries regarding the content of this Notice, please contact:
Waste Reduction and Management Division
Tel: 819-934-6059
Fax: 819-994-5030

For inquiries regarding reporting and pollution prevention practices, please contact:
Environment Canada
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
c/o Innovative Measures Section
351 St. Joseph Blvd.
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0H3
Tel: 819-994-0186
Fax: 819-953-7970
Email: LCPEPlansP2-CEPAP2Plans@ec.gc.ca

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