22. The owner or operator of a mine shall submit to the authorization officer, not later than March 31 in each year, a report summarizing the effluent monitoring results for the previous calendar year including the information set out in Schedule 6 and in the form set out in that Schedule.
- SOR/2006-239, s. 11.
23. Each report referred to in sections 7, 21 and 22 shall be submitted electronically in the format provided by the federal Department of the Environment, but the report shall be submitted in writing if
(a) no such format has been provided; or
(b) it is, owing to circumstances beyond the control of either the owner or the operator, impracticable to submit the report electronically in the format provided.
- SOR/2006-239, s. 11.
24. (1) The owner or operator of a mine shall notify an inspector without delay if the results of the effluent monitoring tests conducted under section 12 or 13, paragraph 14(1)(a) or section 15 or 16 indicate that
(a) the limits set out in Schedule 4 are being or have been exceeded;
(b) the pH of the effluent is less than 6.0 or greater than 9.5; or
(c) an effluent is acutely lethal.
(2) The owner or operator shall provide a written report of the test results to the inspector within 30 days after the tests have been completed.
(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to the owner or operator of a mine with a valid transitional authorization.
- SOR/2006-239, s. 12.
25. (1) Any time period specified for collecting samples of effluent referred to in this Division may be extended if
(a) unforeseen circumstances cause safety concerns or access problems and render the collection of samples of effluent impracticable; and
(b) the owner or operator of a mine notifies an inspector, without delay, of the circumstances and indicates when they expect to be able to collect the samples.
(2) The owner or operator shall collect the samples of effluent without delay when the circumstances permit.
- SOR/2006-239, s. 13.
Notice, Records and Other Documents
End of Commercial Operation Notice
26. (1) The owner or operator of a mine shall notify the authorization officer in writing of the day on which the mine has stopped commercial operation not later than 90 days after the end of commercial operation.
(2) The owner or operator shall notify the authorization officer in writing without delay if the mine returns to commercial operation.
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