Policy Edit

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Policy Text:

The policy applies in all vulnerable areas where the land disposal of municipal waste, within the meaning of clauses (a) and (b) of the definition of ""land disposal"" in section 1 of Regulation 347 (General - Waste Management) made under the Environmental Protection Act , is a significant drinking water threat (existing activity).

Municipalities shall give due consideration to waste diversion measures that would:

reduce the total quantity of waste that must be disposed; and
reduce the toxicity of this waste.

Monitoring policy MP-19 applies.

Monitoring Text:

MP-19: Municipalities shall, by February 15 each year, provide to the local Source Protection Authority a brief summary report for the preceding calendar year that gives information on the activities taken toward implementing the policy.