Country:Canada
Year:1999
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:State/Regional
Date Effective:1999
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements
Climate Change Policy Targets:Energy Sector, Electricity Generation, Fossil fuels (Coal, gas, oil), Industry, Energy-intensive
Agency:Alberta Energy Regulator
URL:https://www.aer.ca/rules-and-regulations/directives/directive-060
Climate Change Description:

The requirements aim to reduce flaring and venting in the oil and gas sector, goal of working toward elimination of all non-routine flaring and venting.They have been developed in consultation with the Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) to eliminate or reduce the potential and observed impacts of these activities and to ensure that public safety concerns and environmental impacts are addressed before beginning to flare, incinerate, or vent.

Directive 060 requirements are also aligned to ensure compliance with Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development’s (ESRD’s) Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives and Guidelines (AAAQO).

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