The new B.C. Environmental Management Act is expected to be brought into force in late January 2004 or early February 2004. It consolidates and will replace the B.C. Waste Management Act (the "WMA") and the Environment Management Act. The EMA has made certain changes to the WMA which, when combined with a series of expected changes to the regulations and future changes to the EMA, will materially amend the regime governing contaminated sites.

type Doing Business in the New Contaminated Site Regime