85. The contaminants referred to in sections 82 to 84 must be sampled and analyzed in accordance with the following requirements. The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are those listed in Schedule XIII.
The sampling must be performed in accordance with Book 4 of the Guide d’échantillonnage à des fins d’analyses environnementales, published by the Centre d’expertise en analyse environnementale du Québec of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs.
Except for analyses performed using a continuous sample and analysis method described in the above-mentioned guide, the samples must be analyzed by a laboratory accredited by the Minister under section 118.6 of the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2).
The operator must send to the Minister, within 4 months following the date of the measurements, a report on the results containing at least the following:
(1) the results of the analysis and the other data collected during the sampling;
(2) the operating conditions of the process equipment at the time of the sampling and a reference to the operating conditions; and
(3) a statement of the problems encountered in taking the measurements that have modified the results.
The operator must also send to the Minister, within 4 months following the date of the measurements, the data on the atmospheric emissions using media-based information technology conforming to the standard format provided by the Minister that contains the information required by Schedule XIV.