Special section: Illegal PCB storage

This section contains official documents related to the former illegal polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) storage site in Pointe-Claire. Documents are in chronological order and identified by author.


Authors

PC City of Pointe-Claire
DRSP* Direction régionale de la santé publique de Montréal (the public health agency for Montreal)
MDDELCC* Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la lutte contre les changements climatiques (Ministry of the Environment, Sustainable Development and the Fight Against Climate Change)

*The documents released by the authors are available only in French

Documents

Date Author Details
29/04/2019 PC Press release
Former illegal PCB storage site – Rehabilitation work begins
29/10/2018 PC Press release
Former illegal PCB storage site – Rehabilitation work will begin in the spring
12/10/2018 MDDELCC Approval of a Rehabilitation Plan (in French)
    07/2018 MDDELCC Rehabilitation Plan (in French)
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12/06/2018 MDDELCC Ministerial Order (in French)
04/04/2017 MDDELCC Characterization report
04/04/2017 PC Press release
Former illegal PCB storage site – No contamination of residential properties
03/04/2017 MDDELCC Press release
14/02/2017 PC Press release
Characterization report submitted for lots adjacent to former PCB storage site
13/01/2017 PC Press release
Juste Investir must produce plan by February to rehabilitate former PCB storage site
12/09/2016 PC Press release
Former illegal PCB storage site – Just Invest Inc. begins soil characterization work
01/08/2016 PC Press release
Pointe-Claire takes note of Ministry’s commitment to ensure close monitoring of the work
01/08/2016 MDDELCC Press release
Pointe-Claire lots: rehabilitation and characterization work to be carried out by Just Invest Inc.
04/07/2016 PC Press release
Pointe-Claire satisfied with Ministry’s launch of rehabilitation process
04/07/2016 MDDELCC Press release
Pointe-Claire lots: two calls for tenders issued
18/04/2016 PC Update
Former illegal PCB storage site
01/04/2016 PC Press release
Illegal PCB storage – Final step soon to be completed as site is rehabilitated
01/04/2016 DRSP Status report at April 1, 2016
Contaminated soil at the Reliance site in Pointe-Claire (in French)
15/03/2016 DRSP Update
PCBs at the Reliance site in Pointe-Claire (in French)
11/02/2016 PC Press release
Pointe-Claire satisfied with Ministry’s commitment to ensure decontamination in the near future
11/02/2016 MDDELCC Press release
Contaminated lot in Pointe-Claire – Minister David Heurtel issues an order regarding Reliance and Juste Investir
05/02/2016 MDDELCC Ministerial Order (in French)
19/01/2016 PC Press release
Illegal PCB storage site: government still committed to decontaminating
24/11/2015 PC Press release
PCB contamination at the Reliance site – Mayor reassures the population
23/11/2015 PC Status report
PCB contamination at 86 and 88 Hymus Boulevard
29/10/2015 PC Press release
Illegal PCB storage: Pointe-Claire is satisfied with the upcoming decontamination of the Reliance site
29/10/2015 MDDELCC Press release
Prior Notice – Notice of Order: Minister David Heurtel demands decontamination of Reliance site
(in French)
29/10/2015 MDDELCC Prior Notice of Order (in French)
29/10/2015 MDDELCC Characterization report
Environmental site characterization, phases II and III, 86 and 88 Hymus Boulevard, Pointe-Claire, Quebec
(in French)
11/09/2014 DRSP Update
Frequently asked questions – Presence of PCBs at Reliance site in Pointe-Claire (in French)
26/08/2014 MDDELCC Press release
PCBs at Reliance site – Ministry is working closely with the cities of Montréal and Pointe-Claire
(in French)
26/08/2014 PC Press release
PCBs found on Reliance site – City discovers a leak in storm drainage system
14/05/2014 PC Press release
Illegal storage of PCBs on the Reliance site – Soil characterization work begins
26/03/2014 PC Press release
Illegal PCB storage on the Reliance site –  Soil characterization to begin in April
17/12/2013 MDDELCC Press release
Minister Blanchet tightens up PCB management in Quebec
(in French)
17/12/2013 PC Press release
Illegal PCBs on Reliance site – Lesson learned for the future
16/12/2013 PC Press release
PCBs on Reliance site – All contaminated materials will be removed by Christmas
10/10/2013 PC Press release
Illegal PCB storage by Reliance – Pointe-Claire’s elected officials are pleased to announce that the site no longer poses a threat to public health
09/10/2013 MDDELCC Press release
PCBs in Pointe-Claire: Reliance site has now been secured
(n French)
26/09/2013 PC Press release
MDDEFP to remove PCBs within 10 days: Pointe-Claire’s City officials satisfied with results
26/09/2013 MDDELCC Press release
Illegal PCB storage in Pointe-Claire – Disposal of PCB-contaminated materials begins
(in French)
26/09/2013 PC Public information session on September 5
Questions and answers
26/09/2013 PC Public information session on September 5
Summary of experts’ presentation
17/09/2013 PC Press release
Illegal storage of PCBs – City of Pointe-Claire pleased with Environment Ministry’s decision to take control of the site
17/09/2013 MDDELCC Press release
Illegal storage of PCBs in Pointe-Claire – Quebec takes charge of of securing and decontaminating Reliance
site (in French)
06/09/2013 PC Press release
Illegal storage of PCBs by Reliance: Strong turnout by residents
04/092013 PC Press release
PCB storage by Reliance – City of Pointe-Claire demands increased security measures from Environment Ministry
04/09/2013 MDDELCC Press release
Illegal storage of BPCs in Pointe-Claire – Minister Blanchet allows Reliance to continue work of securing and managing PCBs under close supervision
(in French)
31/08/2013 PC Information Notice issued by the Council of the City of Pointe-Claire
Presence of PCBs at 86 Hymus Boulevard, Pointe-Claire
30/08/2013 PC Press release
Reliance adopts a new position – City of Pointe-Claire Council surprised yet skeptical
30/08/2013 MDDELCC Press release
Reliance complies with order from Minister of the Environment
(in French)
29/08/2013 MDDELCC Response
Reliance’s response to the Ministerial Order
(in French)
29/08/2013 MDDELCC Press release
Minister Blanchet issues Ministerial Order against Reliance and says he’s ready to take control of the site
(in French)
29/08/2013 MDDELCC Ministerial Order
Ministerial Order from the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs at Reliance
entrance
29/08/2013 PC Press release
Expiry of the delay of the Minister Prior Notification – RELIANCE POWER LIMITED
28/08/2013 DRSP Frequently asked questions
Presence of PCBs in the storage facilities of Pointe-Claire company Reliance Power Equipment
27/08/2013 MDDELCC Press release
Ministry provides update on illegal PCB storage in Pointe-Claire
(in French)
12/08/2013 MDDELCC Prior Notice – Ministerial Order
Prior Notice – Order from the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs
(in French)
26/03/2013 MDDELCC Environmental Emergencies Intervention Registry
Urgence-Environnement intervention (in French)

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