Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations

Version of section 6 from 2006-03-22 to 2012-06-28:

  •  (1) For the purpose of paragraph 36(4)(b) of the Act, the owner or operator of a mill may deposit, or permit the deposit of, BOD matter and suspended solids in any water or place other than a place referred to in subsection (3) or (4) if

    • (a) the BOD of the BOD matter or the quantity of suspended solids, as the case may be, does not exceed the maximum quantities authorized by section 14; or

    • (b) the deposit is made in accordance with an authorization to exceed the maximum quantities authorized by section 14.

  • (2) For the purpose of paragraph 36(4)(b) of the Act, the owner or operator of an off-site treatment facility may deposit, or permit the deposit of, BOD matter and suspended solids in any water or place if the deposit is made in accordance with an authorization.

  • (3) For the purpose of paragraph 36(4)(b) of the Act, the owner or operator of a mill may deposit, or permit the deposit of, any concentration of acutely lethal effluent, any BOD matter and any quantity of suspended solids into an off-site treatment facility, whether or not the facility is subject to these Regulations.

  • (4) For the purpose of paragraph 36(4)(b) of the Act, the owner or operator of a factory that produces pulp or paper products may deposit, or permit the deposit of, any concentration of acutely lethal effluent, any BOD matter and any quantity of suspended solids into

    • (a) a treatment facility that is owned or operated by the owner of the factory; or

    • (b) if the factory is part of a complex, the common treatment facility for the factories that are part of the complex.

  • (5) The authority to deposit BOD matter and suspended solids conferred by subsections (1) and (2) does not confer any authority to deposit acutely lethal effluent.

  • SOR/2004-109, s. 2
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