Q-2, r. 4.1 - Clean Air Regulation

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185. A primary copper production plant in a category listed in the following table must not, as of the date prescribed for that category, emit particles into the atmosphere in excess of the limits set out in the table for that category:

Category of plant Particle emission Date of application
limits (kg/t)

Existing plant 1.2 30 June 2011

0.6 30 June 2012

New plant 0.3 30 June 2011

For the purposes of this section, particle emissions are calculated by the sum of the emissions from the reactor, matte and slag casting, converters and copper anode furnaces. Emissions are calculated on an annual basis in kilograms of particles per ton of material introduced into the process.
O.C. 501-2011, s. 185.