8. (1) The owner or operator of a mine shall submit in writing to the authorization officer the information referred to in subsection (2) not later than 60 days after the day on which one or both of the following occur:
(a) the mine becomes subject to these Regulations; and
(b) ownership of the mine is transferred.
(2) The information that shall be submitted is the name and address of
(a) both the owner and the operator of the mine; and
(b) any parent company of the owner and the operator.
(3) The owner or operator shall submit in writing to the authorization officer any change in the information not later than 60 days after the change occurs.
Final Discharge Points
9. The owner or operator of a mine shall identify each final discharge point and submit in writing to the authorization officer, not later than 60 days after the day on which the mine becomes subject to these Regulations, the following information:
(a) plans, specifications and a general description of each final discharge point together with its location by latitude and longitude, in degrees, minutes and seconds;
(b) a description of how each final discharge point is designed and maintained in respect of the deposit of deleterious substances; and
(c) the name of the receiving body of water, if there is a name.
- SOR/2006-239, s. 4.
10. (1) The owner or operator of a mine shall submit in writing to the authorization officer the information required by section 9, for
(a) any final discharge point that is identified by an inspector, and that was not identified as required by section 9, within 30 days after the discharge point is identified; and
(b) each new final discharge point, at least 60 days before depositing effluent from that new final discharge point.
(2) The owner or operator shall submit in writing to the authorization officer the information on any proposed change to a final discharge point at least 60 days before the change is to be made.
Monitoring Equipment Information
11. The owner or operator of a mine shall keep records relating to effluent monitoring equipment that contain
(a) a description of the equipment and, if applicable, the manufacturer’s specifications and the year and model number of the equipment; and
(b) the results of the calibration tests of the equipment.
Effluent Monitoring Conditions
Deleterious Substance and pH Testing
12. (1) Subject to subsection (3), the owner or operator of a mine shall, not less than once per week and at least 24 hours apart, collect from each final discharge point a grab sample or composite sample of effluent and, without delay, record the pH and concentrations of the deleterious substances set out in column 1 of Schedule 4.
(2) Testing conducted under subsection (1) shall comply with the analytical requirements set out in Schedule 3 and shall be done in accordance with generally accepted standards of good scientific practice at the time of the sampling using documented and validated methods.
(3) The owner or operator is not required to collect samples for the purpose of recording the concentrations of cyanide set out as item 3 of Schedule 4 if that substance is not used as a process reagent within the operations area.
- SOR/2006-239, s. 5.
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