8. (1) The operator shall submit to the Minister a compliance report in the form set out in Schedule VI as well as all supporting information in the form set out in the Standard Reference Method
(a) once in each calendar year; and
(b) at any time on the request of the Minister.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1) and in accordance with the appropriate test method described in the Standard Reference Method, the operator shall take samples during normal operating conditions of the plant and shall analyse the samples.
(3) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), the operator shall
(a) where a compliance report has previously been submitted to the Minister, take samples no earlier than 6 months and no later than 18 months after the date of the completion of the taking of samples for the previous report;
(b) give notice in writing to the Minister, at least six weeks in advance, of the day on which the taking of samples is to begin;
(c) when requested to do so by the Minister, take and analyse samples in the presence of an enforcement officer; and
(d) submit the compliance report within 90 days after the completion of the taking of samples.
(4) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), the operator shall
(a) when requested to do so by the Minister, take and analyse samples in the presence of an enforcement officer; and
(b) submit the compliance report within 90 days after the day on which the Minister requested the report.
- SOR/2000-102, s. 20.
CONTROL OF FUGITIVE EMISSIONS
9. (1) The operator shall submit to the Minister a plan for the control of fugitive emissions by the later of
(a) the day that is 60 days after the day on which these Regulations come into force, and
(b) the day on which the plant initially commences operations.
(2) The operator shall, in a plan referred to in subsection (1), describe
(a) the technology used to reduce fugitive emissions, as described in the Code of Good Operating Practice for Vinyl Chloride and Polyvinyl Chloride Manufacturing Operations, published on December 21, 1991 in the Canada Gazette Part I, as amended from time to time;
(b) the location and number of work area monitors and shall include information that relates to the frequency of sampling, the analyzer range and the alarm set-points of the monitors;
(c) the schedule for the repair of leaks in accordance with their magnitude; and
(d) the preventive maintenance program, including the schedule for refurbishing and replacing parts and the nature and frequency of inspections and of any actions to be taken in respect of that program.
(3) The operator shall implement the plan referred to in subsection (1) within 60 days after the day on which the plan is submitted to the Minister.
(4) The operator shall keep a record of maintenance, repairs and other actions taken regarding the implementation of the plan referred to in subsection (1).
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