When Environmental Consultants’ Reports Trigger Litigation Time Limits

December 9, 2021 | Bryan J. Buttigieg | Vaughan

Canadian Consulting Engineer – Digital Edition

Bryan Buttigieg’s article is published in the most recent edition of the Canadian Consulting Engineer (pages 20-21).

The intersection of legal and engineering issues is quite evident in the context of environmental site investigation reports – most commonly in the form of Phase I and Phase II reports. These are often generated for legal reasons, such as due diligence prior to a land purchase, financing of real property or to obtain a regulatory authorization (such as Ontario’s record of site condition) that may be required by law before allowing a development to proceed.

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