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April 28, 2015

Nunavut Homeowner Ordered to Pay $55,000 for Heating Oil Tank Spill

On April 13, 2015 a homeowner from Apex, Nunavut was ordered to pay the Government of Nunavut $55,000 in restitution for clean up expenditures resulting from environmental damage caused by a home heating oil tank leak.  Ms. Simonsen was also fined $500, which marks the first time an individual has been fined under Nunavut’s Environmental Protection Act for a discharge of fuel oil into the environment.

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