Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 1, appendix E-4


Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name David Bell Mine
Operator Name Barrick Gold Corporation - DB Operating Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address Teck-Corona Road, Hwy 17, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge Point Quarry Effluent
David Bell Mine - Quarry Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: This final discharge point became subject to the MMER in May 2013.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - 0.0007 0.0005 0.0010 ND 0.0007 ND 0.0008 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - - 0.0005 0.0005 0.0013 ND 0.0007 ND 0.0009 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - - 0.0010  0.0010 0.0010 ND 0.0010 ND 0.0010 ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - - 0.0005 0.0005 0.0001 ND 0.0005 ND 0.0005 ND 
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - - 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 ND 0.0010 ND 0.0010 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - 0.0015 0.0015 0.0040 ND 0.0020 ND 0.0026 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - - 2.43 1.00 1.00 ND 1.00 ND 1.0 ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - 0.0050 0.0075 0.0050 ND 0.0050 ND 0.0085 ND 
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - - 7.2 7.6 7.5 ND 7.6 ND 7.4 ND 
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - - 7.8 7.7 7.5 ND 7.8 ND 7.7 ND 
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - - 53,634 423 442 ND 1,695 ND 1,604 ND 
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - 1 1 1 ND 1 ND 1 ND 
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - 1 1 1 ND 1 ND 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name David Bell Mine
Operator Name Barrick Gold Corporation - DB Operating Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address Teck-Corona Road, Hwy 17, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge Point Sedimentation Pond Effluent
David Bell Mine - Sedimentation Pond Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.0010 0.0017 0.0016 0.0020 0.0027 0.0012 0.0007 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND 0.0025 0.0015 0.0012 0.0030 0.0047 0.0030 0.0033 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND 0.0076  0.0030 0.0020 0.0065 0.0040 0.0065 0.0075 ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0008 0.0020 0.0001 0.0004 ND 
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.0042 0.0043 0.0030 0.0060 0.0065 0.0052 0.0083 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.0366 0.0340 0.0160 0.0308 0.0313 0.0759 0.0878 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND 4.38 1.00 1.00 6.30 1.67 2.50 1.50 ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0063 0.0070 0.0088 0.0063 ND 
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND 7.6 7.8 7.5 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.8 ND 
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND 8.1 7.8 7.5 7.8 7.8 7.9 7.9 ND 
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND 15,116 1,588 4,898 4,423 4,428 7,642 6,154 ND 
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND 
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Detour Lake Mine
Operator Name Detour Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 86 - 2nd Street, Cochrane, Ontario P0L 1C0
Effluent Discharge Point T4
Detour Lake Mine - T4
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No effluent data were reported in 2013.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - - - - - - - - - -
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - - - - - - - - -
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - - - - - - - - -
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - - - - - - - - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - - - - - - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Doyon (Mine)
Operator Name IAMGOLD Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O. Box 970, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9X 5C8
Effluent Discharge Point Pond A Final Effluent (D-203)
Doyon (Mine) - Pond A Final Effluent (D-203)
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0011 0.0005 0.0010 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0128 0.0065 0.0139 0.0390 0.0098 0.0119 0.0055 0.0067 0.0310 0.0182 0.0733 0.1680
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0316 0.0425 0.0665 0.0248 0.0115 0.0123 0.0074 0.0077 0.0040 0.0096 0.0625 0.0934
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0036 0.0038 0.0038 0.0061 0.0025 0.0021 0.0013 0.0010 0.0120 0.0069 0.0090 0.0062
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0035 NMR NMR 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0210 0.0100 0.0079 0.0035
TSS (mg/L) 15  3.56 2.38 4.80 12.72 2.95 2.90 2.44 2.37 10.30 4.42 6.03 5.10
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0050 0.0050 NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.7 7.3 7.0 6.7 7.5 7.9 7.4 7.4 7.7 6.5 6.6 7.1
pH high  ≤9.5 8.3 7.6 7.4 8.5 7.8 8.2 8.0 7.5 7.7 8.0 7.4 7.6
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 543,967 306,592 440,448 523,338 747,445 806,881 592,784 305,504 22,990 415,938 700,656 612,977
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Duck Pond Operations
Operator Name Teck Resources Ltd.
Product(s) Copper-Zinc-Silver-Gold
Address 30-32 Route 370, Box 9, Millertown, Newfoundland and Labrador A0H 1V0
Effluent Discharge Point Polishing Pond Effluent
Duck Pond Operations - Polishing Pond Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No radium 226 results were provided for the first quarter.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0150 ND ND 0.0033 0.0142 0.0092 0.0068 0.0038 0.0042 0.0057 0.0040 0.0070
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.2145 ND ND 0.1250 0.2008 0.1790 0.0970 0.0673 0.0508 0.0563 0.0533 0.0827
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0050 ND ND 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0040 0.0050
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0200 ND ND 0.0123 0.0274 0.0148 0.0152 0.0203 0.0151 0.0110 0.0160 0.0097
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0050 ND ND 0.0020 0.0014 0.0018 0.0026 0.0018 0.0054 0.0010 0.0010 0.0027
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.1025 ND ND 0.0670 0.0954 0.1184 0.1584 0.1180 0.1313 0.1657 0.1708 0.3620
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.00 ND ND 1.67 2.00 2.00 5.20 5.00 4.50 2.67 1.75 2.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - ND ND 0.0120 0.0225 0.0286 0.0161 0.0131 0.0088 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025
pH low  ≥6.0 7.6 ND ND 7.2 6.9 7.1 7.3 7.2 7.4 7.5 7.3 7.5
pH high  ≤9.5 7.7 ND ND 7.5 7.3 7.7 7.7 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 81,342 ND ND 171,669 590,220 547,439 571,957 406,319 424,435 233,272 475,138 298,884
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 ND ND 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - ND ND 2 - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail 1 - - - 1 1 - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Eagle River Mill
Operator Name Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.
Product(s) Gold
Address 93 Mission Road, P.O. Box 1520, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0
Effluent Discharge Point Eagle River Mill
Eagle River Mill - Eagle River Mill
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.0291 ND ND ND ND ND 0.0061 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND 2.5150 ND ND ND ND ND 0.3145 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND 13.000 ND ND ND ND ND 0.1925 ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND 0.0218 ND ND ND ND ND 0.0054 ND 
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.4375 ND ND ND ND ND 0.0887 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.5850 ND ND ND ND ND 0.0950 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND 50.40 ND ND ND ND ND 3.50 ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND 0.0050 ND ND ND ND ND 0.0050 ND 
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND 8.3 ND ND ND ND ND 7.3 ND 
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND 8.4 ND ND ND ND ND 7.5 ND 
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND 200 ND ND ND ND ND 29,358 ND 
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND - ND ND ND ND ND 1 ND 
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - 1 - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND - ND ND ND ND ND 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - 1 - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Eagle River Mine
Operator Name Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.
Product(s) Gold
Address 93 Mission Road, P.O. Box 1520, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0
Effluent Discharge Point FDP 1
Eagle River Mine - FDP 1
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0004 0.0004 0.0004 0.0006 0.0003 0.0003
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0026 0.0065 0.0024 0.0019 0.0024 0.0016 0.0013 0.0018 0.0042 0.0034 0.0023 0.0027
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0004 0.0009 0.0003 0.0002 0.0002 0.0007 0.0006 0.0004 0.0006
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0029 0.0028 0.0031 0.0033 0.0022 0.0018 0.0017 0.0019 0.0032 0.0026 0.0022 0.0025
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0061 0.0175 0.0055 0.0083 0.0062 0.0017 0.0012 0.0017 0.0047 0.0037 0.0038 0.0050
TSS (mg/L) 15  3.21 3.63 4.85 5.55 11.14 5.43 1.47 3.08 4.93 3.66 3.98 5.63
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR NMR 0.0100 NMR NMR 0.0050 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 0.0050 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.1 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.1 6.9 6.8 6.9
pH high  ≤9.5 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.3 7.2 7.3 7.5
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 21,563 16,971 17,940 22,487 55,017 23,893 27,942 27,784 26,661 30,188 43,062 25,670
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 1 NMR 1 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 1 NMR 1 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Edwards Mine
Operator Name Strike Minerals Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address Goudreau Road, Jacobson, Ontario P0S 1B0
Effluent Discharge Point Edwards Mine Effluent Discharge 1
Edwards Mine - Edwards Mine Effluent Discharge 1
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No annual report was submitted for 2013. This data has been compiled from the submitted quarterly reports. No reports were submitted for the third and fourth quarters. No radium 226 results were provided. No toxicity test results were provided for April.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0022 0.0019 0.0019 0.0012 0.0014 0.0012 - - - - - -
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0019 0.0019 0.0022 1.0913 0.0500 0.0014 - - - - - -
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0015 NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR - - - - - -
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0012 0.0009 0.0001 0.0024 0.0008 0.0002 - - - - - -
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0014 0.0014 0.0017 0.0283 0.0013 0.0019 - - - - - -
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0283 0.0480 0.0371 0.0497 0.0137 0.0133 - - - - - -
TSS (mg/L) 15  4.21 3.49 1.19 1.13 2.70 0.73 - - - - - -
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - - - - - - - - -
pH low  ≥6.0 7.8 7.9 8.0 6.4 7.3 7.3 - - - - - -
pH high  ≤9.5 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.3 8.0 8.2 - - - - - -
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 31,000 28,000 31,000 30,000 31,000 1,000 - - - - - -
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 - 1 1 - - - - - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 - 1 1 - - - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Éléonore (Mine)
Operator Name Les Mines Opinaca Ltée.
Product(s) Gold
Address 853 Rideau Boulevard, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9Y 0G3
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent - Waste Rock Pile
Éléonore (Mine) - Final Effluent - Waste Rock Pile
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
 
As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0124 0.0095 0.0097 0.0073 0.0085 0.0113 0.0118 0.0077 0.0080 0.0114 0.0060 0.0078
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0016 0.0004 0.0040 0.0055 0.0031 0.0038 0.0022 0.0032 0.0028 0.0017 0.0049 0.0050
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0032 0.0004 0.0067 0.0021 0.0005 0.0050 0.0086 0.0002 0.0002 0.0015 0.0010 0.0002
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0240 0.0195 0.0185 0.0168 0.0213 0.0224 0.0280 0.0251 0.0207 0.0278 0.0418 0.0266
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0126 0.0058 0.0066 0.0061 0.0053 0.0074 0.0075 0.0069 0.0025 0.0083 0.0153 0.0086
TSS (mg/L) 15  2.20 1.63 3.60 4.00 2.50 4.10 3.33 5.50 2.00 6.75 7.07 6.75
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.1968 0.1463 0.0706 0.1245 0.1328 0.1260 0.2307 0.2738 0.2320 0.2240 0.2180 0.1758
pH low  ≥6.0 7.2 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.6 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2
pH high  ≤9.5 7.4 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.8 7.0 6.9 6.8 7.1 6.7 6.7 6.9
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 40,874 35,920 42,981 48,777 51,407 49,889 50,807 51,932 44,728 53,901 62,258 66,683
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 2 5 6 2 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - 2 - 1 - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 5 3 - 1 1 1 1 -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - 1 - 4 1 - - - - 1

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Elross Lake Area Iron Ore Mine
Operator Name Tata Steel Minerals Canada Limited
Product(s) Iron
Address 15 km NW of Schefferville, QC, Newfoundland and Labrador
Effluent Discharge Point Outlet of Sedimentation Pond 2
Elross Lake Area Iron Ore Mine - Outlet of Sedimentation Pond 2
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: The mine became subject to the MMER in May 2013. No toxicity test results were provided for May, June and September. No results for Ni and Zn were provided for June. No radium 226 results were provided for June.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - 0.0005 0.0005 ND 0.0014 0.0021 0.0048 ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - - 0.0009 0.0006 ND 0.0029 0.0032 0.0128 ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - - NMR NMR ND NMR NMR NMR ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - - 0.0004 0.0001 ND 0.0011 0.0009 0.0029 ND ND 
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - - 0.0005 - ND 0.0021 0.0028 0.0081 ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - 0.0290 - ND 0.0440 0.1675 0.7200 ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - - 53.00 18.00 ND 19.33 4.50 62.00 ND ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - 0.0010 - ND 0.0070 0.0058 0.0115 ND ND 
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - - 6.6 6.9 ND 6.8 6.8 6.8 ND ND 
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - - 6.6 6.9 ND 6.9 7.3 7.1 ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - - 69,568 2,569 ND 41,844 22,964 3,000 ND ND 
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - - - ND 1 - 1 ND ND 
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - - - ND 1 - 1 ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Endako Mines
Operator Name Thompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s) Molybdenum
Address Bag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge Point En.A1 - Tailings Pond 1 South
Endako Mines - En.A1 - Tailings Pond 1 South
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR 0.0173 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0144 NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0000 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  NMR 0.0012 NMR NMR 0.0014 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0012 NMR
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0015 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.07 1.95 1.23 2.76 2.33 1.93 1.52 1.30 2.50 1.96 1.60 2.50
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0039 NMR NMR 0.0023 NMR NMR 0.0035 NMR NMR 0.0022 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.9 7.9 8.0 7.8 8.0 7.9 8.0 8.0 7.9 8.1 8.1 8.0
pH high  ≤9.5 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.0 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.0
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 165 36,246 6,864 106,062 29,280 8,330 34,310 81,050 4,455 31,167 27,353 81
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Endako Mines
Operator Name Thompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s) Molybdenum
Address Bag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge Point En.H1 - Tailings Pond 2 Higginbotham
Endako Mines - En.H1 - Tailings Pond 2 Higginbotham
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0002 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR 0.0459 NMR NMR 0.0335 NMR NMR 0.0352 NMR NMR 0.0443 NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0002 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR
TSS (mg/L) 15  4.78 5.33 6.08 11.62 8.10 7.35 16.42 13.55 10.15 7.18 4.78 3.44
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0087 NMR NMR 0.0063 NMR NMR 0.0032 NMR NMR 0.0075 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.9 7.9 8.0 7.9 7.9 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.9 8.0 8.0 7.8
pH high  ≤9.5 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.1 8.0
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 51,807 46,172 53,723 57,858 58,745 51,600 47,479 43,245 40,905 42,557 40,830 44,776
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Endako Mines
Operator Name Thompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s) Molybdenum
Address Bag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge Point En.N1 - Tailings Pond 1 North
Endako Mines - En.N1 - Tailings Pond 1 North
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR 0.0149 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0068 NMR NMR 0.0091 NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR
TSS (mg/L) 15  0.72 0.73 0.88 1.26 1.25 0.93 0.84 0.75 0.80 0.74 1.03 1.34
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0039 NMR NMR 0.0028 NMR NMR 0.0033 NMR NMR 0.0063 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.2 8.1 7.8
pH high  ≤9.5 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.1
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 83,799 70,413 141,128 165,222 165,881 1,523 1,713 33,534 24,008 29,444 55,455 109,368
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Endako Mines
Operator Name Thompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s) Molybdenum
Address Bag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge Point En.S2 - Tailings Pond 2 South
Endako Mines - En.S2 - Tailings Pond 2 South
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR 0.0634 NMR NMR 0.0058 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0178 NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0030 NMR
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.38 0.98 0.78 1.00 0.98 1.35 0.80 0.65 0.85 0.92 0.95 0.64
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0024 NMR NMR 0.0034 NMR NMR 0.0020 NMR NMR 0.0034 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.8 7.9 8.0 7.8 7.9 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.9 8.0 7.8
pH high  ≤9.5 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.2 8.1 8.0
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 37,504 35,959 37,014 52,830 47,399 93,480 29,035 39,812 33,480 31,899 24,683 24,905
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Endako Mines
Operator Name Thompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s) Molybdenum
Address Bag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge Point En.SBC - Endako Pit
Endako Mines - En.SBC - Endako Pit
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0002 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  NMR 0.0013 NMR NMR 0.0013 NMR NMR 0.0013 NMR NMR 0.0013 NMR
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0013 NMR NMR 0.0013 NMR NMR 0.0013 NMR
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR 0.0150 NMR NMR 0.0150 NMR NMR 0.0150 NMR
TSS (mg/L) 15  0.50 0.98 1.00 1.40 0.63 1.68 0.80 0.85 0.65 1.58 0.73 3.70
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0032 NMR NMR 0.0029 NMR NMR 0.0035 NMR NMR 0.0067 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.0 7.9 8.1 8.0 7.9 8.0 8.0 7.8
pH high  ≤9.5 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.1 8.0
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 5,152 5,236 5,162 37,488 36,355 10,553 9,635 7,285 6,000 7,769 5,033 4,024
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Endako Mines
Operator Name Thompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s) Molybdenum
Address Bag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge Point En.W2 - Denak West Pit
Endako Mines - En.W2 - Denak West Pit
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: Only flow measurements and test results for TSS and pH were provided for the third quarter.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND NMR 0.0003 NMR - ND - NMR 0.0005 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND NMR 0.0037 NMR - ND - NMR 0.0025 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND NMR 0.0025 NMR - ND - NMR 0.0025 ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND NMR 0.0001 NMR - ND - NMR 0.0003 ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND NMR 0.0013 NMR - ND - NMR 0.0025 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND NMR 0.0150 NMR - ND - NMR 0.0300 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND 3.10 1.38 0.88 2.13 ND 4.30 4.08 1.50 ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND NMR 0.0028 NMR - ND - NMR 0.0085 ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND 7.9 7.9 7.9 8.0 ND 7.9 8.0 8.1 ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND 8.0 8.2 8.1 8.3 ND 7.9 8.1 8.1 ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND 17,214 17,042 9,143 2,941 ND 1,224 7,514 680 ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND 1 NMR NMR - ND - NMR 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND 1 NMR NMR - ND - NMR 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
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