15.1.(Replaced, O.C. 501-2011)Paint shops in a light motor vehicle assembly plant:
No person who sets up or modifies a paint shop or room which is part of a light motor vehicle assembly plant may allow the emission into the atmosphere of organic compounds in excess of the standards prescribed in the following table:
_______________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | Emission standards in kg of organic compounds per | | | litre of solids applied | | |_________________________________________________________| | | | | | Operation | | Existing plant | | | |_______________________________________________| | | | | | | | | New | Standard up | Standard from | Standard from | | | plant | to 30 Sept. | 1 Oct. 1989 to | 1 January | | | | 1989 | 31 Dec. 1992 | 1993 | |_____________________|_________|______________|________________|_______________| | | | | | | | Prime coat | 0.16 | 0.43 | 0.43 | 0.16 | |_____________________|_________|______________|________________|_______________| | | | | | | | Guide coat | 1.40 | 5.57 | 1.40 | 1.40 | |_____________________|_________|______________|________________|_______________| | | | | | | | Top coating | 1.89 | 11.92 | 3.72 | 1.89 | |_____________________|_________|______________|________________|_______________|
The operator of a motor vehicle assembly plant must make available to the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Faune the monthly readings giving the average monthly quantity of volatile organic compounds emitted per volume unit of solids applied to bodies, and also the volume of paint used, the percentage of solids in such paint, the quantity of diluting solvents added, the actual transfer efficiency ratio, and any other information necessary for the computation of emissions. Such computation shall be done with the method established by legislation of the United States, reference 40CFR 60.393.
The standards prescribed in the second paragraph of section 15 shall apply to a shop or room governed by this section.
This section applies in particular to immoveables comprised in a reserved area and in agricultural zone established under the Act to preserve agricultural land (chapter P-41.1).
O.C. 187-88, s. 2; S.Q., 1994, c. 17, s. 77; O.C. 501-2011, s. 215.