Iron and Steel
Comment period: June 16, 2014 to August 15, 2014
The Code of Practice was developed by Environment Canada in consultation with steel industry representatives and other stakeholders. The Code of Practice outlines best practices to reduce fugitive emissions of total particulate matter and volatile organic compounds. The sector is subdivided into three sub-sectors: integrated mills, mini-mills and ilmenite smelting facilities.
Environment Canada would like to extend an offer to consult on the draft Code of Practice.
Please send your comments before August 15, 2014 to:
Mining and Processing Division
351 St. Joseph Boulevard, 18th Floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3
Once all comments have been reviewed and addressed, a revised Code of Practice will be published in the Canada Gazette, Part I. A response to comments will also be published.
Codes of Practice
For a summary of emissions from the Canadian Aluminium and Alumina sector, please visit Environment Canada’s National Pollutant Release Inventory.
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