The Environmental Management Act and the Contaminated Sites Regulation provide clear rules for determining local government liability. The Act recognizes that there are some circumstances where a local government should not be held liable for site cleanup.
BC Ministry of Environment. 2006. FACTS ON CONTAMINATED SITES: Protecting Local Governments as Land Owners from Liability. BC Ministry of Environment
Keywords: contaminated site, regulation, EMA, Environmental Management Act, local government, site cleanup, liability
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