Q-2 - Environment Quality Act

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27. An authorization, including the documents forming an integral part of it, must contain
(1)  a description of the activity and its location;
(2)  a description of the contaminants, their source and the points of release into the environment;
(3)  the specific conditions, restrictions, prohibitions and standards applicable to the activity; and
(4)  the applicable monitoring, supervision and control measures, such as the methods for collecting, analyzing and calculating any release of contaminants or for collecting, preserving and analyzing samples.
The information referred to in the first paragraph is public unless it constitutes a confidential industrial or trade secret under section 23.1 or is information referred to in the first paragraph of section 118.5.3. To the same extent, studies and other analyses submitted by the applicant and on which the authorization issued by the Minister is based are also public.
This section does not have the effect of restricting the scope of section 118.4.
1972, c. 49, s. 27; 1979, c. 49, s. 33; 1988, c. 49, s. 38; 2017, c. 42017, c. 4, s. 16.
27. The Minister may, when he considers it necessary in order to ensure the protection or sanitary condition of the environment, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to use any class or type of apparatus which he indicates to abate or eliminate the emission, deposit, issuance or discharge of a contaminant.
He may, likewise, when he considers it necessary in order to ensure the supervision of the environmental quality, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to install, within the delays and at the place designated by him, any class or type of equipment or apparatus for measuring the concentration, quality or quantity of any contaminant and oblige the person responsible for the source of contamination to send the data collected according to the terms and conditions that he determines.
He may, finally, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to install, within the delays and at the place designated by him, all the works that he considers necessary to enable the sampling and analysis of any source of contamination or the installation of any equipment or apparatus described in the preceding paragraph.
1972, c. 49, s. 27; 1979, c. 49, s. 33; 1988, c. 49, s. 38.
27. The Deputy Minister may, when he considers it necessary in order to ensure the protection or sanitary condition of the environment, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to use any class or type of apparatus which he indicates to abate or eliminate the emission, deposit, issuance or discharge of a contaminant.
He may, likewise, when he considers it necessary in order to ensure the supervision of the environmental quality, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to install, within the delays and at the place designated by him, any class or type of equipment or apparatus for measuring the concentration, quality or quantity of any contaminant and oblige the person responsible for the source of contamination to send the data collected according to the terms and conditions that he determines.
He may, finally, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to install, within the delays and at the place designated by him, all the works that he considers necessary to enable the sampling and analysis of any source of contamination or the installation of any equipment or apparatus described in the preceding paragraph.
1972, c. 49, s. 27; 1979, c. 49, s. 33.
27. The Director may, when he considers it necessary in order to ensure the protection or sanitary condition of the environment, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to use any class or type of apparatus which he indicates to abate or eliminate the emission, deposit, issuance or discharge of a contaminant.
He may, likewise, when he considers it necessary in order to ensure the supervision of the environmental quality, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to install, within the delays and at the place designated by him, any class or type of equipment or apparatus for measuring the concentration, quality or quantity of any contaminant and oblige the person responsible for the source of contamination to send the data collected according to the terms and conditions that he determines.
He may, finally, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to install, within the delays and at the place designated by him, all the works that he considers necessary to enable the sampling and analysis of any source of contamination or the installation of any equipment or apparatus described in the preceding paragraph.
1972, c. 49, s. 27.