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Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations (SOR/92-269)

Regulations are current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2018-09-26. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE III(Subsection 15(2) and paragraph 18(3)(d))Information To Be Included in Application for an Authorization

    • 1 (1) The name, address and telephone number of the applicant.

    • (2) The name, position title, telephone number and facsimile number, if any, of a contact person.

  • 2 The name and address of the mill.

    • 3 (1) In the case of an owner or operator of a mill referred to in paragraph 15(1)(a) of these Regulations who seeks an authorization,

      • (a) the average daily BOD of the BOD matter and the average daily quantity of suspended solids, in the waste water from sources other than a mill before the waste water is treated by the mill, expressed in kilograms, and an identification of those sources;

      • (b) the reference production rate for all finished product, expressed in tonnes per day;

      • (c) a description of the preventative measures that are taken at the mill at the production stage to reduce the BOD of the BOD matter and the quantity of suspended solids in the effluent; and

      • (d) an estimate of the percentage of the BOD of the BOD matter, and of the percentage of the quantity of suspended solids that will be removed from the waste water during treatment.

    • (2) In the case of an owner or operator of a mill referred to in paragraph 15(1)(b) of these Regulations who seeks an authorization,

      • (a) the average daily BOD of the BOD matter and the average daily quantity of suspended solids in the effluent before it is treated by the mill, expressed in kilograms;

      • (b) the reference production rate of the mill for all finished product other than dissolving grade sulphite pulp and the reference production rate of the mill for dissolving grade sulphite pulp, expressed in tonnes per day;

      • (c) a description of the preventative measures that are taken at the mill at the production stage to reduce the BOD of the BOD matter and the quantity of suspended solids in the effluent; and

      • (d) the percentage of the BOD of the BOD matter and the quantity of suspended solids that are removed from the effluent during treatment.

    • (2.1) [Repealed, SOR/2012-140, s. 24]

    • (3) The information required by this section must be based on the data that exists for the three-year period before the filing of the application.

    • (4) Despite subsections (1) and (2), an owner or operator of a mill who seeks an authorization shall provide, in addition to the information that they are able to provide under those subsections, the projections for the 12 months following the application for the authorization of the information that they were not able to provide under paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) or (2)(a), (b) and (d), the plans, specifications, design and a detailed description of the production process and, if applicable, the treatment process if

      • (a) the owner or operator has not provided all of the information required by subsection (1) or (2) but they have provided the information required by paragraphs (1)(c) or (2)(c), as applicable; or

      • (b) the owner or operator has not provided all of the information required by subsection (1) or (2) for the full three-year period referred to in subsection (3) but they have provided the information required by paragraphs (1)(c) or (2)(c), as applicable.

    • 4 (1) In respect of a mill, if the owner or operator seeks authority to combine treated effluent with other effluent before the combined effluent is deposited, the following information is required:

      • (a) a detailed description of all steps taken and planned to reduce the BOD of the BOD matter, the quantity of suspended solids and the lethality in respect of the effluent to be treated;

      • (b) a detailed description of the water conservation program referred to in paragraph 17(1)(b) of these Regulations, including information on the facilities constructed and procedures implemented and planned for the purpose;

      • (c) the percentage of the BOD of the BOD matter removed from the effluent to be treated;

      • (d) the volume of the treated effluent and of the other effluent;

      • (e) the extent of the lethality of the treated effluent and of the other effluent;

      • (f) the BOD of the BOD matter and the quantity of suspended solids in the other effluent; and

      • (g) the sources of the other effluent.

    • (2) The information required by paragraphs (1)(c) to (f) shall be given on the basis of

      • (a) the average of the results of tests conducted on at least one day for each of the 12 months before the application; and

      • (b) an estimate of the average of the results of tests that would be conducted in accordance with these Regulations for the 12 months after the water conservation program is instituted.

  • 5 The details of any adverse effect of the effluent on fish, fish habitat or the use by man of fish that is known to the operator.

  • 6 Such further information as is required to properly assess the application.

  • SOR/2004-109, ss. 25 to 28
  • SOR/2012-140, ss. 24, 25, 31
 
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