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Directive 001: Requirements for Site-Specific Liability Assessments in Support of the ERCB's Liability Management Programs 

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Release Date: June 06, 2012
Replaces the previous edition released on September 20, 2005.
Released with Bulletin 2012-09

Purpose of this Directive 

This directive sets out the requirements for site-specific liability assessments. These requirements are to be applied for all liability management programs administered by the AER. This directive also contains specific requirements for site-specific liability assessments acceptable for the Large Facility Liability Management Program.

The approach and documentation specified in this directive are introduced to improve the consistency and accuracy of liability cost estimates submitted to the AER. They do not modify requirements concerning how suspension, abandonment, and reclamation activities are to be conducted.