The Society of Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals of British Columbia is registered under the BC Society’s Act.
The purposes of the society are:
(a) to facilitate the review of contaminated site submissions on behalf of the British Columbia Ministry of Environment;
(b) to regulate and govern the conduct of contaminated sites approved professionals by setting categories of and requirements for membership;
(c) to assist the British Columbia Ministry of the Environment with the development of regulatory procedures and policies related to Approved Professional work;
(d) to provide members and prospective members with education and training in Contaminated Sites Approved Professional procedures and practices;
(e) to establish practical, professional and ethical standards for members and ensure that members meet those standards in performing Contaminated Sites Approved Professional work;
(f) to uphold and protect the public interest by ensuring the integrity, objectivity and expertise of members;
(g) to cooperate and consult with other professional and scientific bodies, stakeholders and local and provincial government; and
(h) to inform the public of the contaminated site review process and the role of the society and its members in that process.