29. (Replaced, O.C. 501-2011)Sulfur content: No person may burn a fuel with a sulfur content higher than:
(a) 2.0% in weight for heavy oil;
(b) 1.0% in weight for intermediate oil;
(c) 0.5% in weight for light oil; and
(d) 2.0% in weight for coal.
Notwithstanding subparagraph a of the first paragraph, the person in charge of an establishment who, on 1 June 1990, has in his possession, in tanks belonging to him, heavy oil with a sulfur content of between 2.0% and 2.5% may use that oil for combustion purposes before 31 December 1990 provided that:
(a) he send notice thereof to the Minister before 1 July 1990 indicating the quantity, sulfur content and date of purchase and of delivery of the heavy oil in his possession with a sulfur content of between 2.0% and 2.5%;
(b) he use, before 31 December 1990, a quantity of heavy oil with a sulfur content of less than 2.0% so that the total sulfur dioxide emissions of the establishment for the last 7 months of 1990 is equal to or less than the sulfur dioxide emissions that would have resulted from the combustion of the same total quantity of heavy oil with a sulfur content of 2.0%.
A person availing himself of the provisions of the second paragraph shall, before 30 January 1991, send the Minister a report indicating, for all the oil used during the last 7 months of 1990, the sulfur content and the quantity of that oil.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 20, s. 29; O.C. 715-90, s. 1; O.C. 501-2011, s. 215.