Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations

Version of section 11 from 2008-07-28 to 2012-06-28:

  •  (1) The emergency response plan referred to in paragraphs 7(1)(f) and (3)(c) shall describe the measures to be taken to prevent any deposit of a deleterious substance out of the normal course of events or to mitigate the effects of such a deposit. The plan shall include the following elements:

    • (a) the identification of any deposit out of the normal course of events that can reasonably be expected to occur at the mill or off-site treatment facility and that can reasonably be expected to result in damage or danger to fish habitat or fish or the use by man of fish, and the identification of the damage or danger;

    • (b) a description of the measures to be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to a deposit identified under paragraph (a);

    • (c) a list of the individuals who are to implement the plan in the event of a deposit out of the normal course of events, and a description of their roles and responsibilities;

    • (d) the identification of the emergency response training required for each of the individuals listed under paragraph (c);

    • (e) a list of the emergency response equipment included as part of the plan, and the equipment’s location; and

    • (f) alerting and notification procedures including the measures to be taken to notify members of the public who may be adversely affected by a deposit identified under paragraph (a).

  • (2) The emergency response plan shall be prepared no later than

    • (a) 30 days after the day on which this subsection comes into force; or

    • (b) the day on which the mill or off-site treatment facility becomes subject to these Regulations, if that day is after the period referred to in paragraph (a).

  • (3) An updated emergency response plan shall be prepared no later than January 31 of each calendar year.

  • (4) If a mill or an off-site treatment facility has not been subject to the requirements of these Regulations for more than one year, a new emergency response plan shall be prepared on the day on which the mill or the facility again becomes subject to these Regulations.

  • SOR/2004-109, s. 9
  • SOR/2008-239, s. 19(F)
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