B.C. Reg. 375/96
O.C. 1480/96 and M271/2004
Deposited December 16, 1996
effective April 1, 1997

Environmental Management Act

Contaminated Sites Regulation

Note: Check the Cumulative Regulation Bulletin 2014
for any non-consolidated amendments to this regulation that may be in effect.

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 4/2014, January 31, 2014]

Point in Time

Schedule 2

[am. B.C. Regs. 17/2002, s. 16; 239/2007, s. 5; 343/2008, s. 12; 62/2013, s.1.]

Industrial and Commercial Purposes and Activities

COLUMN I

Item
COLUMN II

Purpose or Activity
A Chemical industries and activities
1. adhesives manufacturing or wholesale bulk storage
2. chemical manufacturing or wholesale bulk storage
3. explosives or ammunition manufacturing or wholesale bulk storage
4. fire retardant manufacturing or wholesale bulk storage
5. fertilizer manufacturing or wholesale bulk storage
6. ink or dye manufacturing or wholesale bulk storage
7. leather or hides tanning
8. paint, lacquer or varnish manufacturing, formulation, recycling or wholesale bulk storage
9. pharmaceutical products, or controlled substances as defined in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada), manufacturing or operations
10. plastic products (foam or expanded plastic products) manufacturing
11. textile dying
12. pesticide manufacturing, formulation or wholesale bulk storage
13. resin or plastic monomer manufacturing, formulation or wholesale bulk storage
B Electrical equipment and activities
1. battery (lead acid or other) manufacturing or wholesale bulk storage
2. communications stations using or storing equipment that contains PCBs
3. electrical equipment manufacturing, refurbishing or wholesale bulk storage
4. electrical transmission or distribution substations
5. electronic equipment manufacturing
6. transformer oil manufacture, processing or wholesale bulk storage
7. electrical power generating operations fuelled by coal or petroleum hydrocarbons and supplying electricity to a community or commercial or industrial operation
C Metal smelting, processing or finishing industries and activities
1. foundries or scrap metal smelting
2. galvanizing
3. metal plating or finishing
4. metal salvage operations
5. nonferrous metal smelting or refining
6. welding or machine shops (repair or fabrication)
D Mining, milling or related industries and activities
1. asbestos mining, milling, wholesale bulk storage or shipping
2. coal coke manufacture, wholesale bulk storage or shipping
3. coal or lignite mining, milling, wholesale bulk storage or shipping
4. milling reagent manufacture, wholesale bulk storage or shipping
5. nonferrous metal concentrate wholesale bulk storage or shipping
6. nonferrous metal mining or milling
E Miscellaneous industries, operations or activities
1. appliance, equipment or engine repair, reconditioning, cleaning or salvage
2. ash deposit from boilers, incinerators, or other thermal facilities
3. asphalt tar manufacture, wholesale storage and distribution
4. coal gasification (manufactured gas production)
5. medical, chemical, radiological or biological laboratories
6. rifle or pistol firing ranges
7. road salt storage facilities
8. measuring instruments (containing mercury) manufacture, repair or wholesale bulk storage
9. dry cleaning facilities or operations and dry cleaning chemical storage
10. sites which have been or likely have been contaminated by substances migrating from other properties
11. controlled substances, as defined in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada), manufacturing or operations
F Petroleum and natural gas drilling, production, processing, retailing, distribution and storage other than the storage of residential heating fuel in tanks
1. petroleum or natural gas drilling
2. petroleum or natural gas production facilities
3. natural gas processing
4. petroleum coke manufacture, wholesale bulk storage or shipping
5. petroleum product, other than compressed gas, dispensing facilities, including service stations and card locks
6. petroleum, natural gas or sulphur pipeline rights of way excluding rights of way for pipelines used to distribute natural gas to consumers in a community
7. petroleum product, other than compressed gas, or produced water storage in above ground or underground tanks
8. petroleum product, other than compressed gas, wholesale bulk storage or distribution
9. petroleum refining wholesale bulk storage or shipping
10. solvent manufacturing or wholesale bulk storage
11. sulphur handling, processing or wholesale bulk storage and distribution
G Transportation industries, operations and related activities
1. aircraft maintenance, cleaning or salvage
2. automotive, truck, bus, subway or other motor vehicle repair, salvage or wrecking
3. bulk commodity storage or shipping (e.g. coal)
4. dry docks, ship building or boat repair and maintenance, including paint removal from hulls
5. marine equipment salvage
6. rail car or locomotive maintenance, cleaning, salvage or related uses, including railyards
7. truck, rail or marine bulk freight handling
H Waste disposal and recycling operations and activities
1. antifreeze bulk storage or recycling
2. barrel, drum or tank reconditioning or salvage
3. battery (lead acid or other) recycling
4. biomedical waste disposal
5. bulk manure stockpiling and high rate land application or disposal (nonfarm applications only)
6. construction demolition material, including without limitation asphalt and concrete, landfilling
7. contaminated soil storage, treatment or disposal
8. dredged waste disposal
9. drycleaning waste disposal
10. electrical equipment recycling
11. industrial waste lagoons or impoundments
12. industrial waste storage, recycling or landfilling
13. industrial woodwaste (log yard waste, hogfuel) disposal
14. mine tailings waste disposal
15. municipal waste storage, recycling, composting or landfilling
16. organic or petroleum material landspreading (landfarming)
17. sandblasting waste disposal
18. septic tank pumpage storage or disposal
19. sewage lagoons or impoundments
20. hazardous waste storage, treatment or disposal
21. sludge drying or composting
22. street or yard snow removal dumping
23. waste oil reprocessing, recycling or bulk storage
24. wire reclaiming operations
I Wood, pulp and paper products and related industries and activities
1. particle board manufacturing
2. pulp mill operations
3. pulp and paper manufacturing
4. treated wood storage at the site of treatment
5. veneer or plywood manufacturing
6. wafer board manufacturing
7. wood treatment (antisapstain or preservation)
8. wood treatment chemical manufacturing, wholesale bulk storage
9. sawmills

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