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Meat and Poultry Products Plant Liquid Effluent Regulations (C.R.C., c. 818)

Regulations are current to 2022-06-20

Additional Conditions of Authorization (continued)

Reporting and Records

  •  (1) The owner of a plant shall, within 30 days after the end of each equivalent month, sign, date and forward to the Minister a report, in such form as the Minister may in writing approve, showing for that equivalent month

    • (a) the actual daily deposit of deleterious substances deposited by the plant on each day that samples were taken, determined and expressed in accordance with subsection 11(1);

    • (b) the average daily deposit of deleterious substances deposited by the plant, determined and expressed in accordance with subsection 11(2);

    • (c) the pH of composite samples, determined in accordance with subsection 9(3);

    • (d) the production of the plant expressed in terms of tonnes of finished product for integrated and processing plants and in terms of tonnes of raw material for rendering plants;

    • (e) the number of operating days;

    • (f) the total daily flow, in litres, of each type of effluent discharged on each day that samples were taken;

    • (g) the concentration of ammonia nitrogen for each composite sample analysed in the manner prescribed by subsection 9(1); and

    • (h) the following details of any acute lethality test conducted in accordance with subsection 9(4), namely,

      • (i) the date and time period of the composite sample collection,

      • (ii) details on refrigeration, transportation and storage of the sample,

      • (iii) the date and time the test commenced,

      • (iv) the number of dead fish observed in the test and control vessels for the exposure times outlined in the test procedure used,

      • (v) the per cent mortality of fish exposed to the toxicity test sample and to the control water at the completion of the test, and

      • (vi) any other information that the Minister may require.

  • (2) The owner of a new plant shall, before he deposits any deleterious substance prescribed by section 4, and the owner of an expanded plant shall, within 30 days of becoming subject to these Regulations, sign, date and forward to the Minister a declaration, in such form as the Minister may in writing approve,

    • (a) showing whether the plant is an integrated plant, processing plant or rendering plant;

    • (b) showing whether the plant will process red meat or poultry or both;

    • (c) showing the projected annual production of the plant; and

    • (d) declaring equivalent months for the remainder of the calendar year.

  • (3) The owner of a plant shall, within 30 days after the end of each calendar year, sign, date and forward to the Minister a declaration in such form as the Minister may in writing approve, showing the actual production of the plant for the previous year, in terms of tonnes of finished product for integrated and processing plants and tonnes of raw material for rendering plants and declaring equivalent months for the forthcoming year.

Permitted Variation in Additional Conditions

 Where the owner of a plant establishes to the satisfaction of the Minister that for scientific and technical reasons a scheme of sampling and analysis, measurement or reporting referred to in sections 7, 9, 10 and 12 other than at the regular time interval frequencies required by section 8 is sufficient to enable the Minister to determine whether the owner is complying with the limits of authorized deposits prescribed by section 5, the Minister may, in writing, permit the owner to

  • (a) take and analyse samples of each effluent in accordance with the scheme on a regular basis specified in the permit,

  • (b) measure the volume of each effluent in accordance with the scheme on a regular basis specified in the permit, or

  • (c) report to the Minister in accordance with the scheme on a regular basis specified in the permit

and sections 7 to 10 and 12 do not apply to the owner if he complies with the scheme on the regular basis specified in the permit.

 
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