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Pre-Requisites: CIVL 01- The Subsurface Environment

This course introduces students to Ontario Environmental Regulations with respect to civil engineering work.  The focus will be on Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs). Standard procedures and applicable environmental legislation for the sampling, remediation, recycling and disposal of impacted soil, groundwater, and sediments are discussed. Phase 1 and 3 ESAs, and Municipal Class ESAs are examined. Regulatory Environmental Compliance Approvals are discussed with respect to managing wastes, water, wastewater, and air. Assessments are discussed as well as risk management of contaminated sites with regards to legal issues, due diligence and human health and safety.