Document History of REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Protection

REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Protection sets out the CNSC's regulatory requirements and expectations for programs related to environmental protection.

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Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures

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Summary

REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Protection: Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures provides information to applicants and licensees on protecting the environment and the health of persons, including:

  • the CNSC’s principles for environmental protection
  • for all nuclear facilities or activities, the scope of an environmental assessment (EA) and the roles and responsibilities associated with an EA
  • the CNSC’s requirements and guidance to applicants and licensees for developing environmental protection measures, including an environmental risk assessment (ERA) where required, for both new and existing facilities or activities.

This document supersedes P-223, Protection of the Environment and REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Protections: Policies, Programs and Procedures. It provides all environmental principles, assessments and protection measures in a single environmental protection regulatory document.

Status

December 16, 2016: Regulatory document has been published.

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Previously consulted as draft REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Assessments April 30, 2013 to July 30, 2014

View the April 30th, 2014 News Release

View the consultation version of Draft REGDOC-2.9.1

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Invitation to provide feedback on comments received August 19, 2014 to September 10, 2014 View the comments received:
Feedback received October 22, 2014 View the feedback received:
Consultation on revised draft – REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Policy, Assessments and Protection Measures November 30, 2015 to March 29, 2016

View the November 30, 2015 News Release

View the consultation version of the revised draft REGDOC-2.9.1

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(Draft REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Policy, Assessments and Protection Measures PDF)

  • Impact Statement – Environmental Policy, Assessments and Protection Measures (HTML) (PDF)
Invitation to provide feedback on comments received April 25 to May 16, 2016 View the comments received:
Feedback received May 20, 2016 No feedback was received.
Presentation to the Commission September 21, 2016  
Publication December 16, 2016

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View REGDOC-2.9.1

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(REGDOC-2.9.1 Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures PDF)