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Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Version of section 36 from 2006-03-22 to 2018-05-31:

 An owner or operator of a mine who has been issued a transitional authorization

  • (a) shall comply with sections 6 to 27 and, if the mine is depositing effluent into a tailings impoundment area, subsection 28(1);

  • (b) shall start the construction of the facilities and implement the procedures referred to in paragraph 34(4)(b) or (5)(b), as applicable, in a timely manner;

  • (c) shall report to the authorization officer, without delay, any change in the information provided under subsection 34(4) or (5);

  • (d) shall not deposit effluent that contains a deleterious substance set out in column 1 of Schedule 4 that exceeds the maximum concentration that is specified in the transitional authorization or has a pH that is outside the pH range specified in the transitional authorization; and

  • (e) shall not deposit effluent that is acutely lethal unless authorized to do so in the transitional authorization.

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