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Labour and Advanced Education

Digester Gas / Landfill Gas Equipment Approval

Who Needs This Approval?

Any organization wishing to install, and have approved for use, systems for the production, handling, storage and utilization of digester gas, and landfill gas in newly-constructed wastewater treatment plants, and landfill gas systems, as well as additions to, and the upgrading of, existing systems.

Issuing Department / Agency:

Labour and Advanced Education

Where can you get this Approval and / or further information?

Technical Safety Division
Fuel Safety Section
Labour and Advanced Education

Tel: 902-424-3200
OR 1-(844) 424-3200 (Toll-free in NS)
Fax: 902-424-0599

Office Location:
1505 Barrington Street,
3rd floor, North
Halifax, NS B3J 3K5

Mailing Address:
Labour and Advanced Education
Technical Safety
PO Box 697
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8

Application Forms & Process:

You can get an application from by:

Downloading a form from our website; or

Calling one of the phone numbers listed above.

If all requirements are met and the application is approved, the submitted plans are sent to CSA International for preliminary approval.

Waiting Period:

10 business days
Provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received

Expiry & Renewal:

The approval does not expire but is non-transferable and is not valid if the equipment is modified in any way, or moved to a new site.

Price: (HST is charged)

As billed by CSA International. A valid purchase order must accompany the submission.

Related Requirements:

See application form

Additional Information:

Fuel Safety Section, Labour and Advanced Education

Legislative Authority:

Fuel Safety Regulations, made under Section 3 of the Fire Prevention Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 171.

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