City of Amos / Ville d'Amos - conviction information for 2018-01-29

Corporation details
Corporation name: City of Amos / Ville d'Amos
Address: 182 1st street E.
City: Amos
Province/territory: Quebec
Postal code: J9T 2G1
Country: Canada
Sector or industry: 913 - Local, municipal and regional public administration
Case details
Location of offense: 182 1st St. E., Amos, Quebec
Case summary:

The City of Amos is a municipality located in Abitibi, Quebec.

In August 2015, an inspection to verify compliance with the PCB Regulations was conducted in the City of Amos. An investigation was then opened regarding the sale of PCBs or any product containing PCBs in a concentration of 50 mg/kg or more.

Charges were filed in July 2017.

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Enforcement notification: The Town of Amos is fined a total of $100,000 for violating the PCB Regulations
Result: Guilty Plea
Date of conviction: 2018-01-29
Court level: Provincial and Territorial Court
Nature of offense(s):
  • Other
Additional details about the nature of the offense: Selling PCBs or any product containing PCBs in a concentration of 50 mg/kg or more
Legislative details
Act Regulations Section(s)
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) 6 b)
Date of sentencing: 2018-01-29
Location of sentencing: Amos, Quebec
  • Penalty for the EDF
Amount of fine(s): $100,000
Sentencing details:
On January 29, 2018, in a conference call meeting before the Court of Quebec, the City of Amos was ordered to pay $100,000 within 30 days after pleading guilty to selling PCBs or any other product containing PCBs in a concentration equal to or more than 50 mg/kg in violation of the PCB Regulations. The amount of the fine will be directed to the Environmental Damages Fund (EDF).
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