Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (SOR/2002-222)

Regulations are current to 2016-06-21 and last amended on 2016-05-06. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 8(Subsection 35(2))

(PART 1)Transitional Authorization for Acutely Lethal Effluent

(Name and address of the owner and operator of the mine)

Owner:

Operator:

(Name and address of the mine)

is (are) hereby authorized as of (date) to deposit acutely lethal effluent until (date) for effluent from (identify final discharge point)

  • Please refer to sections 6 to 27 and subsection 28(1) of the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER) for conditions governing the authority to deposit. In addition, please note that this authorization may be revoked under section 38 of those Regulations.

Authorization Officer:

(Signature):

(Name):

(Position):

(Date):

PART 2Transitional Authorization for Deleterious Substances

(Name and address of the owner and operator of the mine)

Owner:

Operator:

(Name and address of the mine)

is (are) hereby authorized as of (date) to deposit the deleterious substances specified below until (date) for effluent from (identify final discharge point)

.

Deleterious SubstanceMaximum Authorized Monthly Mean ConcentrationFootnote for 1Maximum Authorized Concentration in a Composite SampleFootnote for 2Maximum Authorized Concentration in a Grab SampleFootnote for 3
Arsenic
Copper
Cyanide
Lead
Nickel
Zinc
Radium 226
Total Suspended Solids

Authorized Effluent pH RangeFootnote 4:

  • Please refer to sections 6 to 27 and subsection 28(1) of the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations for conditions governing the authority to deposit. In addition, please note that this authorization may be revoked under section 38 of those Regulations.

Authorization Officer:

(Signature):

(Name):

(Position):

(Date):

  • Return to footnote 1The maximum monthly mean concentration of the deleterious substance in effluent is the greater of the maximum monthly mean concentration of the substance recorded during the 12-month period preceding the date of the application for the transitional authorization and the authorized monthly mean concentration set out in column 2 of Schedule 4. The maximum monthly mean concentration for a substance may not exceed the concentration required by the jurisdiction where the mine is located, if applicable.

  • Return to footnote 2The maximum authorized concentration of the deleterious substance in each composite sample collected is equal to 1.5 times the maximum authorized monthly mean concentration.

  • Return to footnote 3The maximum authorized concentration of the deleterious substance in each grab sample collected is equal to 2.0 times the maximum authorized monthly mean concentration.

  • Return to footnote 4The lower limit of the authorized pH range is equal to the lowest pH recorded during the 12-month period preceding the date of the application for the transitional authorization or 6.0, whichever is less. The upper limit of the authorized pH range is equal to the highest pH recorded during the 12-month period preceding the date of the application or 9.5, whichever is greater.

 
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