Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques
Businesses that deal with hazardous materials (see definitions) must do so in a responsible manner and without damaging the environment and fauna. The hazardous materials Regulation provides for:
Activities requiring a permitThe following activities require a permit:
Since a permit is required for storing and transporting:
Hazardous materials storage standardsWhen the quantity stored exceeds 100 kg, standards regarding the following are applicable:
When the stored quantity exceeds 1,000 kg, other standards are applicable to protect the storage site, such as:
Final deposit of residual hazardous materialsThe Hazardous Materials Regulation specifies the standards relating to the management of final disposal sites for residual hazardous materials as well as rules applicable at the time such a site is closed and after the closing. Register and annual reportA register must be kept by:
Annual reportEvery person who holds a permit, except those who hold a transport permit, must keep a register in accordance with the prescribed conditions.
The annual report must include both residual hazardous materials received and produced during the activity for which a permit is issued.
There are three types of annual report depending on whether the activity is stationary, mobile or transport.
Hazardous materials: any material (in particular explosive, gaseous, flammable, toxic, radioactive, corrosive, combustive ones) that presents a potential danger for the health or environment.
ClienteleBusinesses that deal with hazardous materials.
RequirementsTo obtain a permit in accordance with the hazardous materials Regulation, a person must:
Règlement sur les matières dangereuses , chapitre Q-2, r.15.2 Règlement sur l'évaluation et l'examen des impacts sur l'environnement , chapitre Q-2, r.9
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