Sites become contaminated when harmful substances are released and spread into the soil and groundwater. These contaminants may adversely affect humans, plants and animals.

Alberta’s environmental legislation sets out clear rules and obligations for the protection, enhancement and wise use of the environment. The Alberta government works with Albertans to ensure the quality of our environment is maintained, using an effective and efficient regulatory framework.

Find out more at: Part one – Soil and groundwater remediation.

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