Ministry of the Environment of Ontario


Ontario's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has been protecting Ontario's environment for over 30 years. Using stringent regulations, targeted enforcement and a variety of innovative programs and initiatives, the ministry continues to address environmental issues that have local, regional and/or global effects. 

The Ministry of the Environment is responsible for protecting clean and safe air, land and water to ensure healthy communities, ecological protection and sustainable development for present and future generations of Ontarians.

Associated Inventory

Ontario Ministry of the Environment Hazardous Materials Spills Action Centre

Operational Concepts

AreaRole and Responsibility
Commercial Vehicle OperationsCommunicate with commercial vehicle carriers to determine the exact chemicals involved in a dangerous goods spill.
Respond to calls from commercial vehicle drivers about dangerous goods spills.
Emergency ManagementImplement disaster response and emergency evacuation plans.
Work with public safety agencies to develop disaster response and emergency evacuation plans for large scale emergencies - especially those that involve Dangerous Goods.