192. At least once a year, the operator of a primary copper production plant referred to in sections 185 and 186 must perform source emissions testing of the gases emitted into the atmosphere, calculate the particle and mercury emission rate, and for that purpose, measure each of the parameters necessary for the calculation.
The operator of a sulphuric acid plant referred to in section 187 or 190 and the operator of a zinc production plant referred to in the first paragraph of section 189 have respectively the same obligation with respect to the contaminants and parameters referred to in those provisions.
In addition, the operator of a plant referred to in this section must send to the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, no later than 1 June of each year,
(1) a detailed sulphur balance report for each month of the year ended indicating the quantities of sulphur contained in the treated dry concentrate, in the heavy fuel oil used or, as the case may be, in the flux or coal used and in any other material introduced in the process and the quantity of 100% sulphuric acid produced during the year; and
(2) a report indicating, for each month of the year ended, the total quantity of concentrate from each supplier and any other material introduced in the process and the weight percentage of the arsenic, bismuth, antimony, lead, cadmium and mercury content of the treated concentrate or other material.
O.C. 501-2011, s. 192; O.C. 1228-2013, s. 36.