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Bill 15, the Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act

Amendments will improve the restoration of orphan wells in British Columbia and better protect the province’s land and water. A key aspect of Bill 15 includes the introduction of a levy to support B.C.’s Orphan Site Reclamation Fund – an industry-funded program that addresses the cost of restoration and environmental clean-up.

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