Q-2, r. 15 - Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere

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6.2. An emitter referred to in section 6.1 must, not later than 1 June each year, communicate to the Minister by electronic means, using the form available on-line on the website of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs, a greenhouse gas emissions report for the preceding calendar year, including
(1)  the total quantity of the emitter’s greenhouse gas emissions in metric tons CO2 equivalent, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment and emissions reported in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2, calculated using the following equation:
Where:
CO2e = Total Annual greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent;
GHGi = Total Annual emissions of each greenhouse gas emitted, in metric tons;
GWPi = Global warming potential indicated in Schedule A.1 for each greenhouse gas emitted;
n = Number of greenhouse gases emitted;
i = Type of greenhouse gas emitted.
The total quantity of CO2 equivalent calculated pursuant to this subparagraph must be rounded up to the next highest whole number;
(2)  the total quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1, in metric tons, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment, and emissions reported in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2;
(2.1)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an enterprise that distributes fuel, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the combustion or use of the fuel distributed in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.2)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an enterprise that purchases electricity produced outside Québec for its own consumption or for sale in Québec, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production of that electricity, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.2.1)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an enterprise that exports electricity produced in Québec, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production of that electricity, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.3)  for establishments in the sectors referred to in Appendix A to the Regulation respecting a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances (chapter Q-2, r. 46.1), the total quantity of the emitter’s greenhouse gas emission in metric tons CO2 equivalent, excluding emissions captured, stored, re-used or transferred out of the establishment, emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6 and emissions calculated in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2;
(3)  all information prescribed in Schedule A.2 concerning the type of the emitter’s enterprise, facility or establishment and, where applicable, the type of activity pursued and the type of process or equipment used;
(4)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion of biomass and biofuels in metric tons;
(4.1)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the use of biomass and biomass fuels for purposes other than combustion, in metric tons;
(4.2)  the quantity and description of biomass used, for each of the following categories:
(a)  forest biomass, specifying the quantity and description of each of the following types of waste:
i.  primary forest waste, namely waste from forest management activities such as parts of trees, residual trees, commercial and non-commercial tree sections, branches and foliage;
ii.  secondary forest waste, namely waste from industrial process and related products such as woodchips, sawdust, shavings and bark;
iii.  tertiary forest waste, namely waste from construction, demolition and packing processes;
(b)  agricultural biomass, specifying the quantity and description of each of the following types of waste:
i.  animal waste;
ii.  plant waste;
(c)  municipal biomass;
(d)  any other type of biomass not referred to in subparagraphs a to c;
(5)  the total quantity of emissions of each greenhouse gas that is captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment and the quantity of emissions generated by each operation, in metric tons, along with the contact information of each operating or transfer site;
(6)  the calculation methods used in accordance with section 6.3;
(7)  in the case of types of enterprise, facility or establishment or types of activity, process or equipment not covered by a specific protocol in Schedule A.2 or for which greenhouse gas emissions have been calculated in accordance with the second paragraph of section 6.3:
(a)  the quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1 attributable to each type of activity or the use or each type of process or equipment in metric tons, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment;
(b)  the CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion or use of biomass or biomass fuels, in metric tons;
(c)  the emission factors or rates used and their origin, reference or method of determination;
(8)  in the case of an emitter referred to in section 6.6:
(a)  if applicable, the total annual quantity of benchmark units relating to the emitter’s activities;
(b)  the total greenhouse gas emissions for each type of emission, and, if applicable, for each benchmark unit, excluding the emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6 and the emissions calculated in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2, namely:
i.  the annual fixed process CO2 emissions, in metric tons;
ii.  the annual greenhouse gas combustion emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
iii.  the annual other category greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(c)  for a new facility in accordance with paragraph 11 of section 3 of the Regulation respecting a cap-andtrade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances (chapter Q-2, r. 46.1), the total greenhouse gas emissions for each type of emission, and, if applicable, for each benchmark unit, excluding the emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6 and the emissions calculated in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2, namely:
i.  the annual fixed process CO2 emissions, in metric tons;
ii.  the annual greenhouse gas combustion emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
iii.  the annual other category greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent.
(9)  (subparagraph revoked).
When the facility or establishment is equipped with a continuous CO2 monitoring system and when the emitter must, in accordance with this Regulation, indicate emissions by type, whether combustion, fixed process or “other”, the emitter must, for each type of emission,
(1)  estimate the greenhouse gas combustion emissions and the “other” category emissions using the emission factors in tables 1-1 to 1-8 in QC.1.7 of Schedule A.2. If no factor is indicated in the tables, the emitter may use a factor determined by Environment Canada, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI) or the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD);
(2)  determine the annual fixed process greenhouse gas emissions by subtracting from the data measured by the continuous CO2 monitoring system the greenhouse gas combustion emissions and the “other” category emissions estimated in accordance with subparagraph 1.
The greenhouse gas emissions report referred to in the first paragraph must be signed by the person responsible for the report at the enterprise, facility or establishment, who must also attest to the veracity of the information communicated.
M.O. 2010-12-06, s. 8; M.O. 2011-12-16, s. 6; M.O. 2012-09-05, s. 2; M.O. 2012-12-11, s. 7; M.O. 2012, s. 7; M.O. 2013-12-11, s. 4; M.O. 2014-12-16, s. 3; 2017-12-18M.O. 2017-12-18, s. 2.
6.2. An emitter referred to in section 6.1 must, not later than 1 June each year, communicate to the Minister by electronic means, using the form available on-line on the website of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs, a greenhouse gas emissions report for the preceding calendar year, including
(1)  the total quantity of the emitter’s greenhouse gas emissions in metric tons CO2 equivalent, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment and emissions reported in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2, calculated using the following equation:
Where:
CO2e = Total Annual greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent;
GHGi = Total Annual emissions of each greenhouse gas emitted, in metric tons;
GWPi = Global warming potential indicated in Schedule A.1 for each greenhouse gas emitted;
n = Number of greenhouse gases emitted;
i = Type of greenhouse gas emitted.
The total quantity of CO2 equivalent calculated pursuant to this subparagraph must be rounded up to the next highest whole number;
(2)  the total quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1, in metric tons, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment, and emissions reported in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2;
(2.1)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an establishment that distributes fuel, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the combustion or use of the fuel distributed in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.2)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an enterprise that purchases electricity produced outside Québec for its own consumption or for sale in Québec, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production of that electricity, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.2.1)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an enterprise that exports electricity produced in Québec, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production of that electricity, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.3)  for establishments in the sectors referred to in Appendix A to the Regulation respecting a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances (chapter Q-2, r. 46.1), the total quantity of the emitter’s greenhouse gas emission in metric tons CO2 equivalent, excluding emissions captured, stored, re-used or transferred out of the establishment, emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6 and emissions calculated in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2;
(3)  all information prescribed in Schedule A.2 concerning the type of the emitter’s enterprise, facility or establishment and, where applicable, the type of activity pursued and the type of process or equipment used;
(4)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion of biomass and biofuels in metric tons;
(4.1)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the use of biomass and biomass fuels for purposes other than combustion, in metric tons;
(4.2)  the quantity and description of biomass used, for each of the following categories:
(a)  forest biomass, specifying the quantity and description of each of the following types of waste:
i.  primary forest waste, namely waste from forest management activities such as parts of trees, residual trees, commercial and non-commercial tree sections, branches and foliage;
ii.  secondary forest waste, namely waste from industrial process and related products such as woodchips, sawdust, shavings and bark;
iii.  tertiary forest waste, namely waste from construction, demolition and packing processes;
(b)  agricultural biomass, specifying the quantity and description of each of the following types of waste:
i.  animal waste;
ii.  plant waste;
(c)  municipal biomass;
(d)  any other type of biomass not referred to in subparagraphs a to c;
(5)  the total quantity of emissions of each greenhouse gas that is captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment and the quantity of emissions generated by each operation, in metric tons, along with the contact information of each operating or transfer site;
(6)  the calculation methods used in accordance with section 6.3;
(7)  in the case of types of enterprise, facility or establishment or types of activity, process or equipment not covered by a specific protocol in Schedule A.2 or for which greenhouse gas emissions have been calculated in accordance with the second paragraph of section 6.3:
(a)  the quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1 attributable to each type of activity or the use or each type of process or equipment in metric tons, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment;
(b)  the CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion or use of biomass or biomass fuels, in metric tons;
(c)  the emission factors or rates used and their origin, reference or method of determination;
(8)  in the case of an emitter referred to in section 6.6:
(a)  the total annual quantity of benchmark units relating to the emitter’s activities;
(b)  for each benchmark unit, the total greenhouse gas emissions for each type of emission, excluding emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6 and the emissions calculated in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2, namely:
i.  the fixed process CO2 emissions, in metric tons;
ii.  the annual greenhouse gas combustion emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
iii.  the annual other category greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(9)  (subparagraph revoked).
When the facility or establishment is equipped with a continuous CO2 monitoring system and when the emitter must, in accordance with this Regulation, indicate emissions by type, whether combustion, fixed process or “other”, the emitter must, for each type of emission,
(1)  estimate the greenhouse gas combustion emissions and the “other” category emissions using the emission factors in tables 1-1 to 1-8 in QC.1.7 of Schedule A.2. If no factor is indicated in the tables, the emitter may use a factor determined by Environment Canada, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI) or the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD);
(2)  determine the annual fixed process greenhouse gas emissions by subtracting from the data measured by the continuous CO2 monitoring system the greenhouse gas combustion emissions and the “other” category emissions estimated in accordance with subparagraph 1.
The greenhouse gas emissions report referred to in the first paragraph must be signed by the person responsible for the report at the enterprise, facility or establishment, who must also attest to the veracity of the information communicated.
M.O. 2010-12-06, s. 8; M.O. 2011-12-16, s. 6; M.O. 2012-09-05, s. 2; M.O. 2012-12-11, s. 7; M.O. 2012, s. 7; M.O. 2013-12-11, s. 4; M.O. 2014-12-16, s. 3.
6.2. An emitter referred to in section 6.1 must, not later than 1 June each year, communicate to the Minister by electronic means, using the form available on-line on the website of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs, a greenhouse gas emissions report for the preceding calendar year, including
(1)  the total quantity of the emitter’s greenhouse gas emissions in metric tons CO2 equivalent, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment and emissions reported in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2, calculated using the following equation:
Where:
CO2e = Total Annual greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent;
GHGi = Total Annual emissions of each greenhouse gas emitted, in metric tons;
GWPi = Global warming potential indicated in Schedule A.1 for each greenhouse gas emitted;
n = Number of greenhouse gases emitted;
i = Type of greenhouse gas emitted.
The total quantity of CO2 equivalent calculated pursuant to this subparagraph must be rounded up to the next highest whole number;
(2)  the total quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1, in metric tons, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment, and emissions reported in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2;
(2.1)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an establishment that distributes fuel, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the combustion or use of the fuel distributed in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.2)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an enterprise that purchases electricity produced outside Québec for its own consumption or for sale in Québec, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production of that electricity, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.3)  for establishments in the sectors referred to in Appendix A to the Regulation respecting a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances (chapter Q-2, r. 46.1), the total quantity of the emitter’s greenhouse gas emission in metric tons CO2 equivalent, excluding emissions captured, stored, re-used or transferred out of the establishment, emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6 and emissions calculated in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2;
(3)  all information prescribed in Schedule A.2 concerning the type of the emitter’s enterprise, facility or establishment and, where applicable, the type of activity pursued and the type of process or equipment used;
(4)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion of biomass and biofuels in metric tons;
(4.1)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the use of biomass and biomass fuels for purposes other than combustion, in metric tons;
(4.2)  the quantity and description of biomass used, for each of the following categories:
(a)  forest biomass, specifying the quantity and description of each of the following types of waste:
i.  primary forest waste, namely waste from forest management activities such as parts of trees, residual trees, commercial and non-commercial tree sections, branches and foliage;
ii.  secondary forest waste, namely waste from industrial process and related products such as woodchips, sawdust, shavings and bark;
iii.  tertiary forest waste, namely waste from construction, demolition and packing processes;
(b)  agricultural biomass, specifying the quantity and description of each of the following types of waste:
i.  animal waste;
ii.  plant waste;
(c)  municipal biomass;
(d)  any other type of biomass not referred to in subparagraphs a to c;
(5)  the total quantity of emissions of each greenhouse gas that is captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment and the quantity of emissions generated by each operation, in metric tons, along with the contact information of each operating or transfer site;
(6)  the calculation methods used in accordance with section 6.3;
(7)  in the case of types of enterprise, facility or establishment or types of activity, process or equipment not covered by a specific protocol in Schedule A.2 or for which greenhouse gas emissions have been calculated in accordance with the second paragraph of section 6.3:
(a)  the quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1 attributable to each type of activity or the use or each type of process or equipment in metric tons, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment;
(b)  the CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion or use of biomass or biomass fuels, in metric tons;
(c)  the emission factors or rates used and their origin, reference or method of determination;
(8)  in the case of an emitter referred to in section 6.6:
(a)  the total annual quantity of benchmark units relating to the emitter’s activities;
(b)  for each benchmark unit, the total greenhouse gas emissions for each type of emission, excluding emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6 and the emissions calculated in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30 of Schedule A.2, namely:
i.  the fixed process CO2 emissions, in metric tons;
ii.  the annual greenhouse gas combustion emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
iii.  the annual other category greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(9)  (subparagraph revoked).
When the facility or establishment is equipped with a continuous CO2 monitoring system and when the emitter must, in accordance with this Regulation, indicate emissions by type, whether combustion, fixed process or “other”, the emitter must, for each type of emission,
(1)  estimate the greenhouse gas combustion emissions and the “other” category emissions using the emission factors in tables 1-1 to 1-8 in QC.1.7 of Schedule A.2. If no factor is indicated in the tables, the emitter may use a factor determined by Environment Canada, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI) or the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD);
(2)  determine the annual fixed process greenhouse gas emissions by subtracting from the data measured by the continuous CO2 monitoring system the greenhouse gas combustion emissions and the “other” category emissions estimated in accordance with subparagraph 1.
The greenhouse gas emissions report referred to in the first paragraph must be signed by the person responsible for the report at the enterprise, facility or establishment, who must also attest to the veracity of the information communicated.
M.O. 2010-12-06, s. 8; M.O. 2011-12-16, s. 6; M.O. 2012-09-05, s. 2; M.O. 2012-12-11, s. 7; M.O. 2012, s. 7; M.O. 2013-12-11, s. 4.
6.2. An emitter referred to in section 6.1 must, not later than 1 June each year, communicate to the Minister by electronic means, using the form available on-line on the website of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs, a greenhouse gas emissions report for the preceding calendar year, including
(1)  the total quantity of the emitter’s greenhouse gas emissions in metric tons CO2 equivalent, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment and emissions reported in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30, calculated using the following equation:
Where:
CO2e = Total Annual greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent;
GHGi = Total Annual emissions of each greenhouse gas emitted, in metric tons;
GWPi = Global warming potential indicated in Schedule A.1 for each greenhouse gas emitted;
n = Number of greenhouse gases emitted;
i = Type of greenhouse gas emitted.
The total quantity of CO2 equivalent calculated pursuant to this subparagraph must be rounded up to the next highest whole number;
(2)  the total quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1, in metric tons, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment, and emissions reported in accordance with protocols QC.17 and QC.30;
(2.1)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an establishment that distributes fuel, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the combustion or use of the fuel distributed in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.2)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an enterprise that purchases electricity produced outside Québec for its own consumption or for sale in Québec, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production of that electricity, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(2.3)  the total quantity of the emitter’s greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment, and emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6;
(3)  all information prescribed in Schedule A.2 concerning the type of the emitter’s enterprise, facility or establishment and, where applicable, the type of activity pursued and the type of process or equipment used;
(4)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion of biomass and biofuels in metric tons;
(4.1)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the use of biomass and biomass fuels for purposes other than combustion, in metric tons;
(4.2)  the quantity and description of biomass used, for each of the following categories:
(a)  forest biomass, specifying the quantity and description of each of the following types of waste:
i.  primary forest waste, namely waste from forest management activities such as parts of trees, residual trees, commercial and non-commercial tree sections, branches and foliage;
ii.  secondary forest waste, namely waste from industrial process and related products such as woodchips, sawdust, shavings and bark;
iii.  tertiary forest waste, namely waste from construction, demolition and packing processes;
(b)  agricultural biomass, specifying the quantity and description of each of the following types of waste:
i.  animal waste;
ii.  plant waste;
(c)  municipal biomass;
(d)  any other type of biomass not referred to in subparagraphs a to c;
(5)  the total quantity of emissions of each greenhouse gas that is captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment and the quantity of emissions generated by each operation, in metric tons, along with the contact information of each operating or transfer site;
(6)  the calculation methods used in accordance with section 6.3;
(7)  in the case of types of enterprise, facility or establishment or types of activity, process or equipment not covered by a specific protocol in Schedule A.2 or for which greenhouse gas emissions have been calculated in accordance with the second paragraph of section 6.3:
(a)  the quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1 attributable to each type of activity or the use or each type of process or equipment in metric tons, excluding greenhouse gas emissions captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment;
(b)  the CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion or use of biomass or biomass fuels, in metric tons;
(c)  the emission factors or rates used and their origin, reference or method of determination;
(8)  in the case of an emitter referred to in section 6.6:
(a)  the total annual quantity of benchmark units relating to the emitter’s activities;
(b)  for each benchmark unit, the total greenhouse gas emissions for each type of emission, excluding emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6, namely:
i.  the fixed process CO2 emissions, in metric tons;
ii.  the annual greenhouse gas combustion emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
iii.  the annual other category greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(9)  (subparagraph revoked).
When the facility or establishment is equipped with a continuous CO2 monitoring system and when the emitter must, in accordance with this Regulation, indicate emissions by type, whether combustion, fixed process or “other”, the emitter must, for each type of emission,
(1)  estimate the greenhouse gas combustion emissions and the “other” category emissions using the emission factors in tables 1-1 to 1-8 in QC.1.7. If no factor is indicated in the tables, the emitter may use a factor determined by Environment Canada, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI) or the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD);
(2)  determine the annual fixed process greenhouse gas emissions by subtracting from the data measured by the continuous CO2 monitoring system the greenhouse gas combustion emissions and the “other” category emissions estimated in accordance with subparagraph 1.
The greenhouse gas emissions report referred to in the first paragraph must be signed by the person responsible for the report at the enterprise, facility or establishment, who must also attest to the veracity of the information communicated.
M.O. 2010-12-06, s. 8; M.O. 2011-12-16, s. 6; M.O. 2012-09-05, s. 2; M.O. 2012-12-11, s. 7; M.O. 2012, s. 7.
6.2. An emitter referred to in section 6.1 must, not later than 1 June each year, communicate electronically to the Minister a greenhouse gas emissions report for the preceding calendar year, including
(1)  the total quantity of the emitter’s CO2 equivalent greenhouse gas emissions, calculated using the following equation:
Where:
CO2e = Annual greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent;
GHGi = Annual emissions of each greenhouse gas emitted, in metric tons;
GWPi = Global warming potential indicated in Schedule A.1 for each greenhouse gas emitted;
n = Number of greenhouse gases emitted;
i = Type of greenhouse gas emitted.
The total quantity of CO2 equivalent calculated pursuant to this subparagraph must be rounded up to the next highest whole number;
(2)  the quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1 attributable to the operation of each type of enterprise, facility and establishment and, where applicable, attributable to the pursuit of each type of activity or the use of each type of process or equipment, excluding CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion of biomass or biomass fuels and those that have been captured, stored or eliminated;
(2.1)  in the case of a person or municipality operating an establishment that distributes fuel, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the combustion or use of the fuel distributed;
(3)  all information prescribed in Schedule A.2 concerning the type of the emitter’s enterprise, facility or establishment and, where applicable, the type of activity pursued and the type of process or equipment used;
(4)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion of biomass and biofuels;
(4.1)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to fermentation of biomass and biofuels;
(4.2)  the type of biomass used, such as post-consumer residues, processing residues or wood waste;
(5)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions that is captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment, the quantity of emissions generated by each operation and the location of each operating or transfer site;
(6)  the calculation methods used in accordance with section 6.3 and, where applicable, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions in CO2 equivalent and the emission sources for which a calculation method was used pursuant to the second paragraph of that section;
(7)  the emission factors used and their origin or method of determination;
(8)  the total greenhouse gas emissions of each type, excluding the emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6, namely:
(a)  the annual fixed process emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(b)  the annual combustion emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(c)  the annual “other” category emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(9)  in the case of an emitter required to cover greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to section 46.6 of the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2), the annual quantity of benchmark units relating to the emitter’s activities.
The greenhouse gas emissions report referred to in the first paragraph must be signed by the person responsible for the report at the enterprise, facility or establishment, who must also attest to the veracity of the information communicated.
M.O. 2010-12-06, s. 8; M.O. 2011-12-16, s. 6; M.O. 2012-09-05, s. 2.
6.2. An emitter referred to in section 6.1 must, not later than 1 June each year, communicate electronically to the Minister a greenhouse gas emissions report for the preceding calendar year, including
(1)  the total quantity of the emitter’s CO2 equivalent greenhouse gas emissions, calculated using the following equation:
Where:
CO2e = Annual greenhouse gas emissions, in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent;
GHGi = Annual emissions of each greenhouse gas emitted, in metric tons;
GWPi = Global warming potential indicated in Schedule A.1 for each greenhouse gas emitted;
n = Number of greenhouse gases emitted;
i = Type of greenhouse gas emitted.
The total quantity of CO2 equivalent calculated pursuant to this subparagraph must be rounded up to the next highest whole number;
(2)  the quantity of emissions of each type of greenhouse gas referred to in Schedule A.1 attributable to the operation of each type of enterprise, facility and establishment and, where applicable, attributable to the pursuit of each type of activity or the use of each type of process or equipment, excluding CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion of biomass or biomass fuels and those that have been captured, stored or eliminated;
(3)  all information prescribed in Schedule A.2 concerning the type of the emitter’s enterprise, facility or establishment and, where applicable, the type of activity pursued and the type of process or equipment used;
(4)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to the combustion of biomass and biofuels;
(4.1)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions attributable to fermentation of biomass and biofuels;
(4.2)  the type of biomass used, such as post-consumer residues, processing residues or wood waste;
(5)  the total quantity of CO2 emissions that is captured, stored, re-used, eliminated or transferred out of the establishment, the quantity of emissions generated by each operation and the location of each operating or transfer site;
(6)  the calculation methods used in accordance with section 6.3 and, where applicable, the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions in CO2 equivalent and the emission sources for which a calculation method was used pursuant to the second paragraph of that section;
(7)  the emission factors used and their origin or method of determination;
(8)  the total greenhouse gas emissions of each type, excluding the emissions referred to in the second paragraph of section 6.6, namely:
(a)  the annual fixed process emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(b)  the annual combustion emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(c)  the annual “other” category emissions, in metric tons CO2 equivalent;
(9)  in the case of an emitter required to cover greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to section 46.6 of the Environment Quality Act (c. Q-2), the annual quantity of benchmark units relating to the emitter’s activities.
The greenhouse gas emissions report referred to in the first paragraph must be signed by the person responsible for the report at the enterprise, facility or establishment, who must also attest to the veracity of the information communicated.
M.O. 2010, s. 8; M.O. 2011-12-16, s. 6.