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Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2006-10-03 to 2018-05-31:

  •  (1) The owner or operator of a mine shall conduct environmental effects monitoring studies of the potential effects of effluent on the fish population, on fish tissue and on the benthic invertebrate community in accordance with the requirements and within the periods set out in Schedule 5.

  • (2) The owner or operator shall record the results of the studies and submit the reports and required information to the authorization officer as set out in Schedule 5.

  • (3) The studies shall be performed using documented and validated methods, and their results interpreted and reported on in accordance with generally accepted standards of good scientific practice at the time that the studies are performed.

  • SOR/2006-239, s. 3

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