REGDOC-2.9.2, Controlling Releases to the Environment - Consultation

Consultation on REGDOC-2.9.2, Environmental Protection: Controlling Releases to the Environment, is open from March 29 to July 27, 2021.

Regulatory document REGDOC-2.9.2, Controlling Releases to the Environment, sets out the CNSC’s requirements and guidance for controlling releases to the environment, through:

  • applying the concept of best available technology and techniques, economically achievable (BATEA)
  • establishing and implementing licensed release limits and action levels for releases to the environment
  • commissioning a treatment system and confirming performance
  • implementing adaptive management where required

Potential impacts

The CNSC welcomes information on the potential impacts to the regulated community or alternative approaches to meeting the document’s objectives. Interested stakeholders may provide information about the potential impacts of incorporating the requirements and guidance in this document into their operations. Comment on the potential impacts of this draft regulatory document.


Consultation on REGDOC-2.9.2, Environmental Protection: Controlling Releases to the Environment, is open from March 29 to July 27, 2021.

Regulatory document REGDOC-2.9.2, Controlling Releases to the Environment, sets out the CNSC’s requirements and guidance for controlling releases to the environment, through:

  • applying the concept of best available technology and techniques, economically achievable (BATEA)
  • establishing and implementing licensed release limits and action levels for releases to the environment
  • commissioning a treatment system and confirming performance
  • implementing adaptive management where required

Potential impacts

The CNSC welcomes information on the potential impacts to the regulated community or alternative approaches to meeting the document’s objectives. Interested stakeholders may provide information about the potential impacts of incorporating the requirements and guidance in this document into their operations. Comment on the potential impacts of this draft regulatory document.