Q-2, r. 38 - Regulation respecting the quality of the atmosphere

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91.3. (Replaced, O.C. 501-2011)Control of operations: The person in charge of a copper smelting plant must:
(a)  install and operate a continuous sampling device in order to measure and record the flow of gases and their sulfur dioxide concentration emitted into the atmosphere by each stack of the plant; he must keep the data obtained for not less than 2 years;
(b)  forward to the Minister, within 60 days following the end of each calendar year, a detailed sulfur result sheet for each month of the lapsed year; the result sheet must in particular indicate the quantities of sulfur contained in the dry concentrate treated, in the flux, in the heavy oil and coal used and in any other matter introduced into the process, as well as the quantity of sulfuric acid at 100% produced during the year;
(c)  forward to the Minister, annually, a report indicating the total quantity of concentrate from each supplier, without it being necessary to identify it by name, and the weight percentages of the arsenic, bismuth, antimony, lead, cadmium and mercury in the concentrate treated;
(d)  immediately notify the Regional Director of the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Faune each time that gases intended to be treated are discharged into the atmosphere without treatment for a period exceeding 3 hours;
(e)  where the emission standard set out in the fourth and fifth paragraphs of subparagraph a of section 91 applies, forward to the Regional Director of the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Faune at the end of each 24-hour period all data related to sulfur dioxide emissions for the period.
O.C. 240-85, s. 6; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; S.Q., 1994, c. 17, s. 77; O.C. 501-2011, s. 215.