In force: 2020-12-31
247. In addition to the general content prescribed by section 16 and the specific content prescribed by section 246, every application for authorization for an activity connected to a putrescible organic materials reclamation facility, including any activity for the sorting, storing or treatment of such materials, must include the following supplemental information and documents: (1) a hydrogeological study, except for the following facilities:
(a) a facility for storage only;
(b) a biomethanization facility on a spreading or raising site treating less than 25% of exogenous materials;
(c) a composting facility where the maximum volume maximal of putrescible materials present is less than 7,500 m3 at all times;
(d) a composting or biomethanization facility at which all activities take place in airtight facilities;
(2) the plan required by subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of section 16 showing the site and the surrounding environment within a radius of 500 m;
(3) level 2 air dispersion modelling for odours, performed in accordance with Schedule H of the Clean Air Regulation (chapter Q-2, r. 4.1), to determine the frequency and duration of episodes of odours perceptible in the vicinity, except for activities governed by the Agricultural Operations Regulation (chapter Q-2, r. 26) and for biomethanization facilities on a spreading or raising site treating less than 25% of exogenous materials;
(4) an odour management plan for putrescible residual materials to limit and monitor the emission of odours causing an odour nuisance beyond the boundaries of the site, except if the activity is governed by the Agricultural Operations Regulation.
Subparagraphs 1, 3 and 4 of the first paragraph do not apply to the spreading, in the forest, of aquaculture sludge and used fresh water from the cleaning of outdoor raising units or the cleaning of outdoor sedimentation units at an aquaculture or fishing pond site. Subparagraphs 3 and 4 of the first paragraph do not apply to the storage of aquaculture sludge and used fresh water from the cleaning of outdoor raising units or the cleaning of outdoor sedimentation units at an aquaculture or fishing pond site.