Fuel Company Fined $60,000 for Petroleum Transfer & Tank Violations
Under federal CEPA, a person can’t transfer petroleum products into storage tank systems on federally regulated land unless the systems display identification numbers issued by Environment Canada. An Alberta fuel company pleaded guilty to transferring petroleum products into tanks, failing to register such tanks with Environment Canada and failing to have tanks installed by a party approved to do so in Alberta. The court fined it $60,000 [Chinook Fuels Ltd., Govt. News Release, Oct. 24, 2013].