Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations
5 (1) Despite section 4, the owner or operator of a mine may deposit or permit the deposit of waste rock or an effluent that contains any concentration of a deleterious substance and that is of any pH into a tailings impoundment area that is either
(a) a water or place set out in Schedule 2; or
(b) a disposal area that is confined by anthropogenic or natural structures or by both, other than a disposal area that is, or is part of, a natural water body that is frequented by fish.
(2) The authority in subsection (1) is conditional on the owner or operator complying with sections 7 to 28.
- SOR/2006-239, s. 2
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