Q-2 - Environment Quality Act

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31.13. If, after analyzing an application for authorization to operate an industrial establishment, the Minister intends to issue the authorization, he shall send the applicant the authorization he proposes.
Within 15 days after the date the proposed authorization is sent, the applicant may submit written observations to the Minister and request amendments to the content of the authorization. On request, this time limit may be extended by not more than 15 days.
If the Minister intends to refuse to issue the authorization, he must notify the prior notice prescribed by section 5 of the Act respecting administrative justice (chapter J‑3) to the person concerned and grant the latter 15 days to submit written observations. On request, this time limit may be extended by 15 days.
1988, c. 49, s. 8; 1991, c. 30, s. 4; 1999, c. 75, s. 6; 2002, c. 35, s. 4; 2017, c. 42017, c. 4, s. 26.
31.13. Where applicable, the depollution attestation shall set out the following elements:
(1)  the contaminant discharge standards set down by the Minister under the first paragraph of section 31.15 and, in the case described in the second paragraph of that section, the implementation requirements and schedule established by the Minister under that paragraph;
(1.1)  the contaminant discharge standards referred to in paragraph 3 of section 31.12 the implementation of which, pursuant to a decision of the Minister under the third paragraph of section 31.15, is deferred, as well as the period over which their implementation is deferred;
(2)  a corrective program imposed by the Minister under section 31.15.1;
(2.1)  a residual materials management plan imposed by the Minister under section 31.15.2;
(2.2)  any additional requirements concerning the control and monitoring of the discharge of contaminants established by the Minister under section 31.15.3;
(3)  the measures required to prevent the accidental occurrence of a contaminant in the environment;
(4)  the emergency measures which must be taken in the event that a contaminant occurs accidentally in the environment;
(5)  the obligation, on the part of the holder of the attestation, to conduct studies relating to the origin of the contaminants, the abatement of their discharge and the impact of such discharge on environment quality, animal life, plant life and property and on human life, health, safety, comfort and well-being, as well as studies relating to the analysis of accident risks and toxicological risks and to the development of preventive and emergency measures.
(6)  any other condition of operation applicable to the establishment including, where applicable, a condition contained in an authorization already issued under section 22, 32 or 48 and determined by the Minister.
The Minister may, at the request of the holder of a depollution attestation issued before 14 June 2002, modify the attestation to add a condition of operation contained in an authorization issued under section 22, 32 or 48.
Any condition contained in an authorization issued under section 22, 32 or 48 ceases to be contained therein where it is incorporated into a depollution attestation under subparagraph 6 of the first paragraph or under the second paragraph of this section.
1988, c. 49, s. 8; 1991, c. 30, s. 4; 1999, c. 75, s. 6; 2002, c. 35, s. 4.
31.13. Where applicable, the depollution attestation shall set out the following elements:
(1)  the contaminant discharge standards set down by the Minister under the first paragraph of section 31.15 and, in the case described in the second paragraph of that section, the implementation requirements and schedule established by the Minister under that paragraph;
(1.1)  the contaminant discharge standards referred to in paragraph 3 of section 31.12 the implementation of which, pursuant to a decision of the Minister under the third paragraph of section 31.15, is deferred, as well as the period over which their implementation is deferred;
(2)  a corrective programme imposed by the Minister under section 31.15.1;
(2.1)  a residual materials management plan imposed by the Minister under section 31.15.2;
(2.2)  any additional requirements concerning the control and monitoring of the discharge of contaminants established by the Minister under section 31.15.3;
(3)  the measures required to prevent the accidental occurrence of a contaminant in the environment;
(4)  the emergency measures which must be taken in the event that a contaminant occurs accidentally in the environment;
(5)  the obligation, on the part of the holder of the attestation, to conduct studies relating to the origin of the contaminants, the abatement of their discharge and the impact of such discharge on environment quality, animal life, plant life and property and on human life, health, safety, comfort and well-being, as well as studies relating to the analysis of accident risks and toxicological risks and to the development of preventive and emergency measures.
1988, c. 49, s. 8; 1991, c. 30, s. 4; 1999, c. 75, s. 6.
31.13. Where applicable, the depollution attestation shall set out the following elements:
(1)  the contaminant discharge standards set down by the Minister under the first paragraph of section 31.15 and, in the case described in the second paragraph of that section, the implementation requirements and schedule established by the Minister under that paragraph;
(1.1)  the contaminant discharge standards referred to in paragraph 3 of section 31.12 the implementation of which, pursuant to a decision of the Minister under the third paragraph of section 31.15, is deferred, as well as the period over which their implementation is deferred;
(2)  a corrective programme imposed by the Minister under section 31.15.1;
(2.1)  a waste management plan imposed by the Minister under section 31.15.2;
(2.2)  any additional requirements concerning the control and monitoring of the discharge of contaminants established by the Minister under section 31.15.3;
(3)  the measures required to prevent the accidental occurrence of a contaminant in the environment;
(4)  the emergency measures which must be taken in the event that a contaminant occurs accidentally in the environment;
(5)  the obligation, on the part of the holder of the attestation, to conduct studies relating to the origin of the contaminants, the abatement of their discharge and the impact of such discharge on environment quality, animal life, plant life and property and on human life, health, safety, comfort and well-being, as well as studies relating to the analysis of accident risks and toxicological risks and to the development of preventive and emergency measures.
1988, c. 49, s. 8; 1991, c. 30, s. 4.