Designated Dumping Area for Truckers

Res #: 21-23A
Number: 21
Year: 2023
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

WHEREAS truckers hauling commodities are stopping to clean out and dump trailers along roadways which can cause
the unwanted spread of weed and commodity seeds.

WHEREAS trucks hauling fertilizer that are cleaned out on roadways can cause contamination of waterways.

WHEREAS grain dumped on roads attracts wildlife which can lead to more vehicle collisions.

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to require all grain handling facilities to have a specific
area designated where trucks can be cleaned out after unloading.