Although contamination has been recognized as a For these reasons, the Government of New Brunswick significant issue for some time, it was not until the is taking action to promote and encourage brownfield 1980s that New Brunswick dedicated government remediation and redevelopment throughout the resources to identifying and cleaning up contaminated province with the following comprehensive plan. [...] Prospective purchasers, for the Management of Contaminated Sites as developers and lenders fear the possibility of the technical and policy basis for its contaminated gaining regulatory liability for the actions of sites management program. [...] Under of identifying a responsible party by clearly the act, the Minister of Environment may “order” identifying in regulation the types of potentially the cleanup of contaminated sites in accordance responsible parties. [...] To address this issue, the Province will voluntary remediation plan would shield institute the legislative and regulatory the proponent(s) from punitive enforcement changes necessary to accommodate the measures as long as the plan is being permanent transfer of regulatory liability. [...] Thus, in the interests of respecting the notification of government minimizing the legal expenses associated and “third parties” to a contamination event with brownfield redevelopment, the Province (e.g., a neighboring property that is affected will implement an alternate dispute resolution by contaminants from a source property).
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