Q-2, r. 28.2 - Snow, road salt and abrasives management Regulation

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10. While in operation, a storage and handling centre for road salt and abrasives must comply with the following:
(1)  the water in contact with salt, abrasives and equipment must at all times respect the following values when discharged into the environment:
(a)  a concentration of suspended matter less than or equal to 50 mg/l;
(b)  a concentration of petroleum hydrocarbons (C10-C50) less than or equal to 2 mg/l;
(2)  a twice yearly grab sampling of the water described in paragraph 1 must be conducted in the course of the centre’s operations to verify the concentration of chlorides, suspended matter and petroleum hydrocarbons (C10-C50);
(3)  a daily visual inspection of the salt and abrasives storage, handling and loading areas must be made by the operator;
(4)  the storage, handling and loading areas must be cleaned so as to not contaminate rainwater;
(5)  the piles of snow in the loading area must be sent to a snow disposal site authorized under section 22 of the Act or be pushed to impermeable surfaces where the meltwater is collected before being disposed of;
(6)  the noise emitted during operation of the centre, represented by the reference noise level obtained at a dwelling or public institution, other than a dwelling belonging or leased to the owner or operator or educational institutions or tourist establishments when they are closed, must not exceed for any 1-hour interval the higher of
(a)  the residual noise; and
(b)  40 dBA between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and 45 dBA between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
O.C. 871-2020, s. 10.
In force: 2020-12-31
10. While in operation, a storage and handling centre for road salt and abrasives must comply with the following:
(1)  the water in contact with salt, abrasives and equipment must at all times respect the following values when discharged into the environment:
(a)  a concentration of suspended matter less than or equal to 50 mg/l;
(b)  a concentration of petroleum hydrocarbons (C10-C50) less than or equal to 2 mg/l;
(2)  a twice yearly grab sampling of the water described in paragraph 1 must be conducted in the course of the centre’s operations to verify the concentration of chlorides, suspended matter and petroleum hydrocarbons (C10-C50);
(3)  a daily visual inspection of the salt and abrasives storage, handling and loading areas must be made by the operator;
(4)  the storage, handling and loading areas must be cleaned so as to not contaminate rainwater;
(5)  the piles of snow in the loading area must be sent to a snow disposal site authorized under section 22 of the Act or be pushed to impermeable surfaces where the meltwater is collected before being disposed of;
(6)  the noise emitted during operation of the centre, represented by the reference noise level obtained at a dwelling or public institution, other than a dwelling belonging or leased to the owner or operator or educational institutions or tourist establishments when they are closed, must not exceed for any 1-hour interval the higher of
(a)  the residual noise; and
(b)  40 dBA between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and 45 dBA between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
O.C. 871-2020, s. 10.