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PERC seller’s duty to ensure dry-cleaner complies with equipment regs – $300K fine

A recent successful prosecution by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) highlights the responsibility on a seller of the dry-cleaning fluid commonly known as PERC  to ensure that its purchaser’s dry-cleaning facility meets regulatory equipment specifications. On December 10, 2018, … Continue reading

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First-ever imprisonment for dry cleaner under tetrachloroethylene regulations

Environment Canada reports that a dry cleaner in Edmonton, Alberta has been sentenced to imprisonment for offences in contravention of the Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements) Regulations of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999). Ali Eldin, owner of First Class Cleaners … Continue reading

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