Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations

Version of section 28 from 2006-03-22 to 2012-06-28:

  •  (1) The owner or operator of a mill or an off-site treatment facility shall conduct environmental effects monitoring studies of the potential effects of effluent on the fish population, on fish tissue and on the benthic invertebrate community.

  • (2) Environmental effects monitoring studies consist of the sublethal toxicity testing referred to in section 29 and the biological monitoring studies referred to in section 30.

  • (3) The studies shall be performed and their results recorded, interpreted and reported in accordance with generally accepted standards of good scientific practice at the time that the studies are performed.

  • (4) The owner or operator shall submit to the authorization officer reports of the results of the studies in writing and the supporting data in the electronic format provided by the federal Department of the Environment.

  • SOR/2004-109, s. 18
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