Transboundary notification: Biox Canada

(1) Name and address of proponent:
BIOX Canada Limited, 585 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton, ON, L8L 5X3

(2) Latitude and longitude of proposed facility:
43o 08.9' 16" N,   79o 35.2' 50" W

(3) Distance to the Canada/U.S. border:
62 km

(4) Brief description of the proposed project (major products, process, capacity, etc):
The plant will produce approximately 60 million litres per year of biodiesel fuel. The biodiesel will derive from a process utilizing refurbished cooking grease, animal fats, vegetable oils and agricultural seed oils. Chemicals used in processing include methanol, methanol/sodium hydroxide mixture, methanol/tetrahydrofuran mixture and sulphuric acid.

(5) For combustion processes, list capacity (tonnes/year), fuel type and grade:
Capacity: 8,000,000 m3 Fuel Type: Natural Gas< Fuel Grade:

(6) Contact for technical and design information:
Kevin Norton,
Phone Number:  (905) 337-4977  
Fax Number:      (905) 337-4977

(7) Estimated annual quantities of the following pollutants released to the atmosphere (tonnes per year):

SO2 :          0
PM :           1.6
NOx :          5.7
VOC :          74.7
CO :           8.8

(8) List hazardous air pollutants with emissions estimates (tonnes/year) for any hazardous pollutants with expected annual emission rates of greater than 1 tonne per year:
Methanol (27.4 tonnes/year)

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