Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations

Version of section 30 from 2008-07-28 to 2012-06-28:

  •  (1) Biological monitoring studies shall be conducted and an interpretive report shall be submitted to the authorization officer, in accordance with sections 3 to 12 of Schedule IV.1, within three years, after

    • (a) the day on which a mill or an off-site treatment facility first becomes subject to these Regulations, which day shall not precede the coming into force of this section;

    • (b) the day on which a mill again becomes subject to these Regulations after having not produced pulp or paper products for at least eight consecutive months, which day shall not precede the coming into force of this section; or

    • (c) the day on which an off-site treatment facility again becomes subject to these Regulations after having not been subject to them for at least one calendar year, which day shall not precede the coming into force of this section.

    • (d) [Repealed, SOR/2008-239, s. 8]

  • (2) Subject to subsections (3) to (5), subsequent biological monitoring studies shall be conducted and interpretive reports shall be submitted to the authorization officer within three years after the day on which the most recent interpretive report was required to be submitted.

  • (3) The time limit for conducting the subsequent biological monitoring study on the fish population, referred to in paragraph 3(a) of Schedule IV.1, and for submitting the interpretive report in relation to this study, is six years after the day on which the most recent interpretive report was required to be submitted if

    • (a) according to the two most recent interpretive reports, the study has found no effects on the fish population; or

    • (b) the most recent interpretive report indicates the solutions to eliminate the effects on the fish population.

  • (4) The time limit for conducting the subsequent biological monitoring study on the benthic invertebrate community, referred to in paragraph 3(c) of Schedule IV.1, and for submitting the interpretive report in relation to this study, is six years after the day on which the most recent interpretive report was required to be submitted if

    • (a) according to the two most recent interpretive reports, the study has found no effects on the benthic invertebrate community; or

    • (b) the most recent interpretive report indicates the solutions to eliminate the effects on the benthic invertebrate community.

  • (5) The owner or operator of a mill is not required to conduct biological monitoring studies if the mill has not produced pulp or paper products for at least eight consecutive months and has not resumed production.

  • SOR/2004-109, s. 18
  • SOR/2008-239, s. 8
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