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April 27, 2016

Alberta’s New Remediation Requirements In Effect On May 1, 2016

On February 2, 2016, the Government of Alberta released its revised soil and groundwater remediation guidelines.  The Alberta Tier 1 Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines (the "Tier 1 Guidelines") list generic soil and groundwater standards that proponents must meet in order to obtain remediation certificates and reclamation certificates.  The Alberta Tier 2 Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines (the "Tier 2 Guidelines") allow for a site-specific approach by modifying the Tier 1 Guidelines and/or exposure pathways that are not relevant to the site.

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