Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations
4 (1) For the purposes of paragraph 36(4)(b) of the Act, the owner or operator of a mine is authorized to deposit, or to permit the deposit of, an effluent containing any deleterious substance that is prescribed in section 3 in any water or place referred to in subsection 36(3) of the Act if
(a) the concentration of the deleterious substance in the effluent does not exceed the maximum authorized concentrations that are set out in columns 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 4;
(b) the pH of the effluent is equal to or greater than 6.0 but is not greater than 9.5; and
(c) the effluent is not acutely lethal.
(2) The authority in subsection (1) is conditional on the owner or operator complying with sections 6 to 27.
- SOR/2018-99, s. 3
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