Base Metals Smelters and Refineries and Zinc Plants

Pollution Prevention Planning Notices

Note: An amendment to the Notice requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans in respect of specified toxic substances released from base metals smelters and refineries and zinc plants was published in the Canada Gazette, June 11, 2011. The Amendment to the P2 Notice updates the form("Status Report Form on Conformance with the Environmental Code of Practice for Base Metals Smelters and Refineries") to be used by industry when reporting on their level of conformance with the Environmental Code of Practice for the Base Metals Smelters and Refineries.

Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Specified Toxic Substances Released from Base Metals Smelters and Refineries and Zinc Plants

On April 29, 2006, the Minister of the Environment published a Notice under Part 4 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans for base metals smelters and refineries.

This Notice outlines the requirements to prepare and implement pollution prevention plans in respect of specified toxic substances released from base metals smelters and refineries and zinc plants and includes forms to be completed by persons subject to the Notice.

  • Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Specified Toxic Substances Released from Base Metals Smelters and Refineries and Zinc Plants (HTML) (PDF; 1.25 MB)

The Notice was developed following consideration of comments received on the Proposed Notice (published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on September 25, 2004).

A Notice announcing the availability of a companion Environmental Code of Practice for Base Metals Smelters and Refineries, Report EPS 1/MM/11E, was also published in Part I of the Canada Gazette on April 29, 2006.

Contacts

For all technical inquiries regarding the content of this Notice, please contact:
Iyasu Burru
Mining and Processing
Public and Resources Sectors
Tel: 819-953-7713
Fax: 819-953-5053

For inquiries regarding reporting and pollution prevention practices, please contact:
Environment Canada
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
c/o Innovative Measures Section
351 S. Joseph Blvd.
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0H3
Tel: 819-994-0186
Fax: 819-953-7970
Email: LCPEPlansP2-CEPAP2Plans@ec.gc.ca

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