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Arctic Waters Experimental Pollution Regulations, 1982 (Dome Petroleum) (SOR/82-832).

Country/Territory
Canada
Document type
Regulation
Date
1982
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Regulations respecting the deposit of oil in arctic waters for experimental purposes by dome petroleum limited.
Subject
Environment gen., Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Business/industry/corporations Authorization/permit Liability/compensation Enforcement/compliance
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, Asia and the Pacific, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

The present Regulations are made under the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act. In particular, for the purposes of testing the operational capabilities of the Versatile Environmental Product’s Arctic Skimmer and the comparison of those capabilities with those of the Lockheed Skimmer, Dome Petroleum Limited is authorized to deposit oil in arctic waters within a 100 m radius of the location in question. Section 5 establishes that Dome Petroleum Limited shall remedy any damage to property or the environment resulting from any deposit of oil made as soon as practicable after completion of the testing. The text consists of 5 sections.

Full text
English
Website
www.gc.ca

References - Legislation

Implements

Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. A-12).

Legislation | Canada | 1985 (2019)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Maritime zone, Ecosystem preservation, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX