Q-2 - Environment Quality Act

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31.36. In determining the conditions, restrictions and prohibitions applicable to the operation of works referred to in section 31.32, the Minister shall take the following factors into consideration:
(1)  the class to which the works belong and their geographical location;
(2)  the nature, quantity, quality and concentration of every contaminant released into the environment as a result of the operation of the works concerned;
(3)  the nature, origin and quality of the water treated by the works concerned; and
(4)  the impact of the release of contaminants on environmental quality, living species, ecosystems and property, and on human life, health, safety, welfare and comfort.
1988, c. 49, s. 8; 2017, c. 4, s. 29.
31.36. The Minister may determine, for each municipal wastewater treatment works, the standards and methods referred to in paragraph 5 of section 31.34 and the elements referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 31.35 and, for that purpose, he shall take into account the following factors:
(1)  the class and geographical location of the municipal wastewater treatment works;
(2)  the elements referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of section 31.34;
(3)  the impact of the discharge of contaminants on environment quality, animal life, plant life and property and on human life, health, safety, comfort and well-being.
1988, c. 49, s. 8.