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.
Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures
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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.
Version 1.1 includes administrative updates to sections 2.1 (to match the French document) and 3.2.4, and to the definition of environmental effects.
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.
April 28, 2017: Version 1.1 of the regulatory document has been published.
|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
|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
|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 of version 1.1||April 28, 2017||
View REGDOC-2.9.1, version 1.1
(REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Protection: Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures HTML)
(REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Protection: Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures PDF)
For questions and information related to REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Protection, please contact:
Directorate of Environmental and Radiation Protection and Assessment
280 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 5S9
Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)
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