Document History of REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures
REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures sets out the CNSC's regulatory requirements and expectations for programs related to environmental protection.
Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures
REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measuresprovides 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 1.2 includes administrative updates throughout to reflect the Impact Assessment Act.
This document supersedes version 1.1 and 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.
October 19, 2020: Publication of Version 1.2.
For questions and information related to REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Principles, Assessments and Protection Measures, please contact:
Directorate of Environmental and Radiation Protection and Assessment
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
280 Slater St
PO Box 1046 Stn B
Ottawa ON Â K1P 5S9
Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)
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