Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Canada

In Force

Description

These Regulations regulate the deposit of mine tailings a…

Topics

Waste Management
Equipment
  • Waste
  • Drainage
  • Ore
  • Bearings
  • Telephones
  • Dams
  • Barrier
  • Indicators
  • Metals
  • Dry
  • Tailings
  • Concentrate
  • Crushing
  • Filters
  • Assay
  • Slurry
  • Tables
  • Level
  • Exit
  • Loading
  • Zone
  • Charge
  • Development
  • Sampling
  • Tissues
  • Grinding
  • Acid

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PART 1
General
Interpretation
1 (1) The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act means the Fisheries Act. (Loi)

acute lethality test[Repealed, SOR/2018-99, s. 2]

acutely lethal, in respect of an effluent, means that the effluent at 100% concentration kills

(a) more than 50% of the rainbow trout subjected to it for a period of 96 hours, when tested in accordance with the acute lethality test set out in section 14.1;

(b) more than 50% of the threespine stickleback subjected ...

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