This document presents Ministry of Environment standards and policies that have been established to manage contamination at the Pacific Place site. They are based on, and are a subset of criteria for contaminated sites described in the document “Criteria for Managing Contaminated Sites in British Columbia”. After a careful review of standards for contaminated sites, the Ministry has chosen those that are the most comprehensive now available in Canada. The standards apply mainly to contaminated soils and groundwater, and were derived from criteria from the Canadian Council of Resource and Environment Ministers, the Province of Quebec, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Canadian guidelines for drinking water quality, and the Province's Special Waste Regulation and Pollution Control Objectives under the Waste Management Act. The Ministry has also consulted with public health and environmental experts in establishing these standards. While these standards are intended to prevail throughout the remediation
BC Ministry of Environment. 1990. British Columbia Standards for Managing Contamination at the Pacific Place Site. BC Ministry of Environment
Keywords: Pacific Place, contamination, contaminated site
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