Ministry of Environment

Regulatory Development and Review - Policy Intentions Papers for Consultation

Policy intentions papers regarding codes of practice and regulatory review are posted on this website. An intentions paper outlines the proposed policy intent for the code of practice or amendments to the existing regulation. The paper forms the basis for consultation with stakeholders on the proposed policy approach. Interested parties may respond to papers currently posted on this page by the due dates indicated.

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Currently Active Policy Intentions Papers

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or Program
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Policy Intentions Papers Closed for Comments

(Summary reports supplied where available)

Regulation or Code of Practice Closed More Information
Land Based Spill Preparedness
and Response in British Columbia
July 25, 2014 MoE Policy Intentions Paper
for Consultation
(PDF/1 MB)
Administrative Penalties Regulation under the Environmental Management Act and the Integrated Pest Management Act March 28, 2014 MoE Admin Penalty Information Paper (PDF)
Proposed changes to the Integrated Pest Management Regulation

December 8, 2013

Intentions Paper (PDF)

Agricultural Waste Control Regulation Intentions Paper

May 31, 2012

Intentions Paper (PDF/858 KB)

Ministry of Environment's review of Land Based Spill Preparedness and Response in British Columbia February 15, 2013

Intentions Paper (PDF/636 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/602 KB)

Asphalt Plant Regulation
Intentions Paper
April 16, 2012

Intentions Paper (PDF/362 KB)
Summary of Public Comment (PDF/598 KB)

Small Electrical Power Generating Facility Code of Practice (SEPGF) November 14, 2011

Intentions Paper (PDF/87 KB)
Response Form (PDF/229 KB)

Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (EMA) September 15, 2011

Intentions Paper (PDF/81 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/336 KB)

Proposed Changes to the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation

October 22, 2010

Second Intentions Paper (PDF/140 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation on Second Intentions Paper
(PDF/298 KB)

Solid Fuel Burning Domestic Appliance Regulation July 2, 2010

Intentions Paper (PDF/140 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation
(PDF/221 KB)

Municipal Sewage Regulation Amendment January 29, 2010

Intentions Paper (PDF/141 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/707 KB)

Wood Residue Burner and Incinerator Regulation November 13, 2009

Intentions Paper (PDF/84 KB)

 

Cleaner Gasoline Regulation Amendment

September 28, 2009

Intentions Paper (PDF/84 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/182 KB)

Proposed Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations (GGRCTA) November 28, 2008

Intentions Paper (PDF/101 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/330 KB)


Landfill Gas Management Regulation (GGRESA)

September 30, 2008


Intentions Paper
(PDF/167 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/276 KB)


Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Vehicle Emissions Standards) Regulation (GGRVESA)

September 26, 2008

Intentions Paper (PDF/111 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/277 KB)

Proposed Emission Offsets Regulation (GGRTA)

August 29, 2008

Intentions Paper (PDF/247 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/190 KB)

Proposed Changes to the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation (EMA)

July 28, 2008

First Intentions Paper (PDF/249 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation on First Intentions Paper (PDF/184 KB)

Hazardous Waste Regulation - Second stage of amendments (EMA)

June 5, 2008

Intentions Paper (PDF/168 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/292 KB)

Hazardous Waste Regulation - First stage of amendments (EMA)

February 15, 2008

Intentions Paper (PDF/51 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/82 KB)

Agricultural Waste Control Regulation: Emission Standards for Wood Fired Boilers

July 9, 2007

Intentions Paper (PDF/42 KB)

Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (EMA)

December 10, 2006

Intentions Paper (PDF/105 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/147 KB)

Concrete and Concrete Products Industry Code of Practice (EMA)

June 30, 2006

Intentions Paper (PDF/82 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/106 KB)

Industrial Non-hazardous Waste Landfills Code of Practice (EMA)

June 30, 2006

Intentions Paper (PDF/95 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/263 KB)

Vehicle Dismantling and Recycling Industry Environmental Planning Regulation (EMA)

December 15, 2005

Intentions Paper (PDF/209 KB)
Summary of Public Consultation (PDF/109 KB)
Addendum to the Intentions Paper (Word/42 KB)

 

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