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Release from Decommissioning and Reclamation Requirements


A company wanting to be fully or partially released from requirements or obligations set out in a decommissioning and reclamation plan must apply first in writing to the Minister.


Subject to approval, the Minister may release or refund a proportion of the assurance fund.


A company may apply in writing to be fully or partially released from requirements or obligations set out in a decommissioning and reclamation plan.

How to Apply

All information should be submitted through Environment Business Services document submission process or through the assigned Environmental Protection Officer.

The application must include the following information and material:

  • a detailed analysis and evaluation of monitoring data and observations from the decommissioning and reclaiming and post-decommissioning and post-reclaiming monitoring program that demonstrates compliance with requirements set out in the approval; and
  • a list and assessment of remaining environmental liabilities.


Environment Business Services

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