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Explanatory Document

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The latest version is 1.4.0 (Dated, September 1, 2016)

The Explanatory Document was written by the Source Protection Committee, and approved by each Source Protection Authority. It was submitted to the Ministry of the Environment in April of 2014. The Explanatory Document is intended to be read with the Source Protection Plan. It provides implementers, stakeholders, the general public, and interested parties with a summary of the intent and rationale for the Source Protection policies. The Explanatory Document also outlines the background information that the Source Protection Committee considered when developing policies and includes a summary of the comments that were received from implementing bodies during all consultation periods. The requirements for the Explanatory Document are listed in Ontario Regulation 287/07 (S. 40, ss. 1-5).