7.2. Any person or municipality referred to in section 2.1 must, at the time of registering for the system, provide the Minister with the information and documents referred to in the first paragraph of section 7 except, in the case of a person or municipality referred to in the second paragraph of section 2.1, the information and documents referred to in subparagraph 4 of the first paragraph of section 7.
The person or municipality referred to in the first paragraph of section 2.1 must also, at the same time, provide to the Minister, for each covered establishment carrying on an activity referred to in Table A of Part I of Appendix C, the emissions reports for the 3 consecutive years immediately preceding the year during which it registers, if available, as well as a verification report of its emissions report of the year preceding the year in which the person or municipality registers. If not all the reports are available, the person or municipality must at least send the report for the year preceding the year during which the person or municipality registers.
Any person or municipality referred to in the second paragraph of section 2.1 must in addition, at the time of registering, demonstrate to the Minister that the emissions from one of its establishments for which it will be required to cover its emissions in accordance with section 19.0.1 will be equal to or exceed 10,000 metric tonnes CO2 equivalent, the demonstration to be made using one of the following documents or items of information: (1) an environmental impact assessment for the establishment prepared pursuant to section 31.3 of the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2);
(2) a mass balance calculation for greenhouse gas emissions, which must be based on the emissions attributable to the materials that contribute 0.5% or more of the total carbon introduced in the establishment’s process;
(3) a technical calculation using an emission factor used for the purposes of the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere (chapter Q-2, r. 15);
(4) an emissions report made pursuant to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere accompanied by data explaining the anticipated production increase.
1125-2017O.C. 1125-2017, s. 81; 1288-2020O.C. 1288-2020, s. 41; 1462-2022O.C. 1462-2022, s. 611.