在不列颠哥伦比亚省常有(反)事务:在COVID-19大流行应对期间,EMA授权和合规性要求仍然有效

不列颠哥伦比亚省政府已经承认,尽管该省对COVID-19大流行的反应可能会对根据 环境管理法 (EMA), 授权要求仍然有效 并预期应采取所有合理措施以符合EMA条件。尽管不列颠哥伦比亚省政府未就“合理措施”的构成提供任何指导,但确定什么合理措施仍需进行背景分析。特别是,其操作和合规能力受到大流行严重挑战的企业将需要参与 a risk assessment review not only 确定对环境的风险 是他们最大的 operations, but also to provide justification in the 事件 of non-compliance. Once a 风险评估 has been completed, businesses will be in a better position to adjust the allocation of staff and other resources (if needed) for managing higher risk operational activities. Businesses with operations in BC are encouraged to maintain proper monitoring and record keeping in order to demonstrate that all reasonable measures (including appropriate mitigation measures) were taken to avoid non-compliance with EMA authorization requirements. In addition, businesses may wish to 评论 EMA authorization requirements and develop contingency plans to ensure that their operations are maintained in compliance with permit obligations during this period of pandemic response.

If an EMA authorization holder encounters a non-compliance issue, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has asked that they provide notice to the Ministry by 电子邮件 at [电子邮件 protected]。授权持有人应 确定正在采取的合规性问题,基本原理和缓解措施。 The Ministry has indicated that in 地址ing non-compliances, it will take into consideration the directives and guidance issued by the provincial Public Health Officer.

该部还建议,它目前拥有人力资源来维持所有核心业务职能。所有电子邮箱和常规通信通道均保持打开状态,并受到定期监视。 授权持有人应通过所有常规渠道与该部联系。 与该部的所有会议将通过电话或在线方式进行。

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