Environment Canada Enforcement

According to Environment Canada, “Imperial Oil Resources NWT Ltd. …pleaded guilty in Territorial Court to federal charges of releasing a harmful substance into fish-bearing waters, and violating conditions of its water license. The company was fined a total of $185,000.”

The news release goes on to say, “The plea was entered on one count under the federal Fisheries Act s. 36(3), and relates to the release of NALCO 7390 (a substance used to reduce corrosion) into the Mackenzie River.”

For more information, see the release http://www.ec.gc.ca/alef-ewe/default.asp?lang=En&n=1A5C10D4-1

If you have questions about assistance with environmental compliance or environmental remediation, contact Christopher Paré (cpare@dragun.com) at 519-979-7300.

 

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