Following the passage of Ontario’s On-Site and Excess Soil Management Regulation (O. Reg. 406/19), construction and soil management projects in the Canadian province will soon require more planning and new skills. Excess Soil now demands more attention, and this creates opportunity for those in the industry looking to get ahead of the curve.
Here are five skills you’ll need to develop now to effectively manage Excess Soil and help your projects move ahead smoothly.
Denise Lacchin has over 28 years of experience providing brownfield redevelopment strategies and solutions in Ontario. She has successfully worked with clients assessing environmental impacts on numerous sites contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons, inorganics and metals, chlorinated solvents and low-level radioactive waste and developing strategies for remediation that complements their redevelopment objectives. Her experience as a Qualified Person (QPESA) in Ontario and as an Environmental Professional (EP) for Site Assessment and Reclamation, includes; developing soil management plans, implementing soil management best practices and tracking systems, and using risk-based approaches for large brownfield/infrastructure sites in accordance with Ontario Regulation 153/04 and now the new On-Site and Excess Soil Management Regulation 406/19.