“If you install, own, operate, monitor, manage or decommission storage tanks – or, if you advise clients on the legal or engineering aspects of tank installation, operation, management or decommissioning – you need Canada’s only complete compliance guide to underground and aboveground tank compliance”
- Canada’s only information service dedicated to storage tank compliance
- Fully updated and featuring over 600 pages of clear, user-friendly information
- Peer-reviewed by leading practitioners
- Authored by leading environmental lawyer and storage tank expert P. Douglas Petrie of Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
A tank spill can happen tomorrow.
Act today to:
- Protect yourself and your company against the dangers of non-compliance
- Direct clients and colleagues with confidence
- Gain a clear understanding of relevant codes, rules, regulations and guidelines
- Establish and direct due diligence, training and maintenance protocols with confidence
- Learn at a glance what an owner/operator's regulatory standard of care was at any given time
- Find out how the courts are interpreting due diligence and liability issues by consulting fully-annotated case law
- Discover how, where and when environmental insurance can offer an appropriate solution
- Compare cross-Canada requirements with a new comparative summary of storage tank legislation in every jurisdiction
- Access link to all the legislative and policy references from all jurisdictions as well as those provided by Canadian Petroleum Products Institute; Canadian Standards Association, CCME ; National Fire Protection Association; and National Research Council of Canada
Brand New 2011 Edition Now Available
The 2011 edition of Storage Tanks in Ontario, published July 2011 fully updates the previous 2006 edition, while adding new content on:
- Federal Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations (Storage Tank System Regulations)
- Aboveground storage tank provisions of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
- New certification requirements for Petroleum Mechanics
- New requirements and removal dates for fibre-reinforced plastic (frp)tanks and single-walled tanks
- Ontario's brownfields legislation; new requirements regarding:
- Site Investigations
- Site Remediation criteria
- Land Use Designations
- Records of Site Condition
- Environmental Site Assessments
- Risk Assessments
- The new definition of Qualified Persons
Approval under the new Open for Business Act
- Ontario's Liquid Fuels Handling Code 2007 and updated requirements regarding
- Updated law on inspector and investigator powers
- New requirements for bulk tanks
- New requirements for storage tank operators at private fuel outlets and at farms
- New reporting and action requirements for leaks, spills and similar events pursuant to TSSA's Environmental Management Protocol for Fuel Handling Sites in Ontario
- New CSA Standards for installation of oil burning equipment in Ontario and throughout Canada
- 2007 Ontario Fire Code
- Highlights changes between the 2005 and 2010 editions of the National Fire Code of Canada.
- Discussion of new requirements for generators of liquid Industrial and hazardous waste
- Discussion of spill notification requirements and contingency plans under Ontario's Environmental Protection Act
- Updates for Ontario storage requirements at 'Selected Waste Depots'
- New liability discussion of Civil Damages, Mitigation of Civil Damages and Environmental Violations and Administrative Monetary Penalties
- Changes to governing bodies, storage tank legislation and/or codes or standards in every province and territory
- Illustrative photos.
This complete storage tank compliance toolkit now comprises: 600-page manual
+ fully-searchable and bookmarked CD-ROM for ease of navigation.
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Douglas Petrie is an Environmental Law Specialist, Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada, and has the qualifications of both an environmental lawyer and a land use planner.
Douglas joined Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP in 1988 after a uniquely relevant legal and land use planning education of some eleven years. He became a partner in Willms & Shier in 1991. His practice has included extensive hearings work before the Ontario Municipal Board, the Environmental Assessment and Appeal Boards, (now the Environmental Review Tribunal), and the Provincial Offences Courts. Douglas has had a particular focus on environmental facility approvals and orders, managing investigations and the defence of environmental prosecutions, and acting as counsel at the OMB in land use planning matters where environmental issues are at the fore. He is a valuable facilitator of land use and environmental approvals, with his extensive contacts in all levels of government.
- Certified as a Specialist in Environmental Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada, 2004;
- Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1988; LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1986;
- M.E.S., Urban Planning, Impact Assessment and the Law, York University Faculty of Environmental Studies, 1986;
- B.E.S., Honours Geography, Urban Geography Option, University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environmental Studies, 1982.