Pollution prevention plans for inorganic chloramines and chlorinated wastewater effluents

Notice requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans for inorganic chloramines and chlorinated wastewater effluents

Inorganic chloramines and chlorinated wastewater effluents are substances specified on the List of Toxic Substances in Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. The Minister of the Environment published a proposed notice requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans for ammonia dissolved in water, inorganic chloramines and chlorinated wastewater effluents in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on June 7, 2003 (PDF document, 2497 KB, page 7). People were given the opportunity to file comments with respect to the Proposed Notice for a comment period of 60 days. The Minister has considered all comments received and has published a Response to stakeholders' comments that summarizes how the comments were dealt with.

This Notice is issued as an instrument respecting preventive and control action in relation to inorganic chloramines and chlorinated wastewater effluents in application of section 92 of the Act. The Minister has published a guideline for the release of ammonia dissolved in water found in wastewater effluents. The Minister of the Environment hereby requires all persons or class of persons described in section 2 of this Notice to prepare and implement a pollution prevention plan in respect of inorganic chloramines and chlorinated wastewater effluents.

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