Alberta Environment and Parks is working closely with stakeholders to phase in a system to enhance management and encourage cleanup of contaminated petroleum storage tank sites in Alberta. Petroleum storage tank sites include underground and above ground storage tank facilities that contain or have contained gasoline, diesel, heating oil or aviation fuel.
All petroleum storage tank environmental site assessment reports must include professional sign-off. To sign off on remediation and reclamation work, the professional
- Be a member in good standing of one of the following seven professional regulatory organizations:
- Have a minimum of five years of relevant experience in remediation or reclamation, based on the Competencies for Reclamation and Remediation Advisory Committee's
- Carry professional liability insurance (errors and omissions) unless undertaking work on behalf of their employer
Sign off must include the professional's signature and either a) registration/membership number or b) stamp/seal
The requirements for professional sign off were developed by the Remediation and Reclamation Sign Off Advisory Committee and are contained in their recommendations
The department has developed a fact sheet describing the professional declaration and sign off requirements and responsibilities for environmental site assessment, remediation and reclamation work in support of a reclamation certificate in Alberta.
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To access to environmental site assessment reports and information on petroleum storage tank remediation, see:
Updated: May 10, 2017