Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Version of section 31 from 2011-03-25 to 2018-05-31:

  •  (1) Any person required by subsection 38(4) of the Act to report the occurrence of a deposit of a deleterious substance out of the normal course of events shall, if a deposit has occurred, submit a written report to an inspector or the person referred to in section 29 as soon as possible in the circumstances, but at the latest 30 days after the day on which the deposit occurred.

  • (2) The written report shall contain

    • (a) the name, description and concentration of the deleterious substance deposited;

    • (b) the estimated quantity of the deposit and how the estimate was achieved;

    • (c) the quantity of any deleterious substance that was deposited at a place other than through a final discharge point and the identification of that place;

    • (d) the quantity of any deleterious substance that was deposited through a final discharge point and the identification of that discharge point;

    • (e) the name of the receiving body of water, if there is a name and, if not, the location by latitude and longitude, in degrees, minutes and seconds, where the deleterious substance entered the receiving body of water;

    • (f) the results of the acute lethality test conducted under paragraph 14(1)(b);

    • (g) a statement that an acute lethality test was not conducted but that notification was given under subsection 14(1.1), as the case may be; and

    • (h) the circumstances of the deposit, the measures that were taken to mitigate the effects of the deposit and, if the emergency response plan was implemented, details concerning its implementation.

  • SOR/2006-239, s. 17
  • SOR/2011-92, s. 6
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