Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 2, appendix E-2


Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name McWatters Mine
Operator Name Liberty Mines Inc. / Northern Sun Mining Corp.
Product(s) Nickel
Address P.O. Box 398, South Porcupine, Ontario P0N 1H0
Effluent Discharge Point MWD-2
McWatters Mine - MWD-2
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No radium 226 test results were provided for the third quarter. As of October 21, 2013, the ownership of McWatters Mine was transferred from Liberty Mines Inc. to Northern Sun Mining Corp.

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  0.0030 0.0027 0.0028 0.0018 0.0013 0.0019 0.0021 ND ND ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0013 0.0010 0.0006 0.0007 0.0007 0.0010 0.0009 ND ND ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 ND ND ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0002 0.0003 0.0001 0.0007 0.0003 0.0001 0.0004 ND ND ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.3248 0.3293 0.3210 0.2223 0.1114 0.1239 0.0597 ND ND ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0015 0.0010 0.0010 0.0022 0.0020 0.0010 0.0010 ND ND ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  5.50 1.00 4.25 1.00 1.00 1.25 3.50 ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0100 - ND ND ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 9.0 8.4 8.5 8.3 7.8 7.7 8.2 ND ND ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 9.1 8.7 8.9 8.9 8.1 8.1 8.2 ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 9,799 1,824 1,095 1,686 548 4,226 797 ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Meadowbank Mine
Operator Name Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O. Box 540, Baker Lake, Nunavut X0C 0A0
Effluent Discharge Point Attenuation Pond Discharge
Meadowbank Mine - Attenuation Pond Discharge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: This final discharge point is no longer subject to the MMER.

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 Meadowbank Mine
Operator Name Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O. Box 540, Baker Lake, Nunavut X0C 0A0
Effluent Discharge Point Vault Discharge
Meadowbank Mine - Vault Discharge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: This new final discharge point became subject to the MMER on June 27, 2013. No toxicity test results were provided for the month of 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  - - - - - 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0012 ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - - - 0.0003 0.0003 0.0009 0.0006 0.0012 ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - - - 0.0025 0.0037 0.0043 0.0031 0.0031 ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - - - 0.0002 0.0002 0.0082 0.0002 0.0003 ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - - - 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0012 0.0006 ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - 0.0005 0.0008 0.0025 0.0041 0.0019 ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - - - 4.00 2.10 0.50 2.25 6.13 ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - - 0.0010 0.0010 0.0023 0.0053 0.0050 ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - - - 8.6 6.6 7.0 6.9 6.9 ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - - - 8.6 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.7 ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - - - 44,614 463,005 727,426 784,648 344,907 ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - - - 1 1 1 1 ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - - - 1 1 1 1 ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Meadowbank Mine
Operator Name Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O. Box 540, Baker Lake, Nunavut X0C 0A0
Effluent Discharge Point Water Treatment Plant (formerly Dewatering Final Discharge 1)
Meadowbank Mine - Water Treatment Plant (formerly Dewatering Final Discharge 1)
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: This final discharge point has been renamed as "Water Treatment Plant".

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 ND ND ND 0.0340 NMR 0.0014 ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0056 NMR 0.0045 ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.2320 NMR 0.2460 ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0002 NMR 0.0002 ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0600 NMR 0.0678 ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0050 NMR 0.0030 ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 5.50 5.50 6.00 ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0350 NMR 0.0250 ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 7.6 6.9 6.9 ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 8.0 7.4 7.4 ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 94,440 307,618 82,960 ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 NMR 1 ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 NMR 1 ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Ming Mine
Operator Name Rambler Metals and Mining Canada Ltd.
Product(s) Copper-Gold
Address Route 418 Ming's Bight Road, Baie Verte, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 1B0
Effluent Discharge Point Wastewater Treatment System Discharge
Ming Mine - Wastewater Treatment System Discharge
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 0.0005 0.0009 0.0012 0.0007 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0014 0.0017 0.0013 0.0012
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.2410 0.2614 0.0128 0.0903 0.0299 0.0158 0.0213 0.0340 0.0302 0.0388 0.0520 0.0238
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR 0.0010 0.0024 0.0048 0.0080 0.0102 0.0061 0.0025 0.0049 0.0063
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0003 0.0014 0.0012 0.0006 0.0004 0.0004 0.0004 0.0008 0.0004 0.0020 0.0025 0.0003
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.1590 0.0379 0.0257 0.0133 0.0167 0.0130 0.0093 0.0132 0.0162 0.0074 0.0309 0.0195
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  5.2900 0.2383 0.2056 0.3192 0.2810 0.0928 0.0846 0.1306 0.1771 0.1950 0.2380 0.1764
TSS (mg/L) 15  2.00 5.17 7.88 5.00 6.26 5.33 7.16 6.75 8.40 4.93 2.93 4.86
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0300 0.0100 0.0238 0.0160 0.0257 0.0267 0.0210 0.0108 0.0148 0.0108 0.0160 0.0158
pH low  ≥6.0 7.9 8.4 8.3 8.5 8.3 8.4 8.3 8.5 7.6 8.2 7.4 7.2
pH high  ≤9.5 7.9 8.8 9.1 9.0 8.7 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.7 8.5 8.3 8.7
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 31,259 30,209 44,169 49,566 47,418 34,095 24,881 27,780 29,535 33,595 39,346 35,829
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - 1 1 1 2 - 1 1 - - 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail 1 - 1 1 - 1 - - 1 1 1 -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Minto Project
Operator Name Minto Explorations Ltd.
Product(s) Copper-Gold-Silver
Address P.O. Box 33174, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 6S1
Effluent Discharge Point Mi.W3 - Runoff Main Water Dam
Minto Project - Mi.W3 - Runoff Main Water Dam
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No toxicity or radium 226 test 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  0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0003 0.0006 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0002 0.0002
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0019 0.0018 0.0021 0.0068 0.0435 0.0054 0.0035 0.0024 0.0028 0.0025 0.00021 0.0020
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0004 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0006 0.0005 0.0007 0.0005 0.0017 0.0011 0.0013 0.0009 0.0013 0.0012 0.0006 0.0007
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0040 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0049 0.0030 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.20 0.50 0.95 1.70 14.42 11.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.60 0.50 0.50
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - 0.0200 NMR NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.9 7.9 8.2 8.2 7.7 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.0 8.2 8.0 8.0
pH high  ≤9.5 8.3 8.1 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.2 8.4 8.3 8.2
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 8,303 7,016 7,031 37,697 298,039 9,979 7,500 7,734 9,307 8,897 16,380 8,711
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Mishi Pit (part of 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 Mishi Pit
Mishi Pit - Mishi 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  ND 0.0005 0.0009 0.0006 0.0002 0.0007 0.0005 0.0007 0.0006 0.0020 0.0005 0.0006
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND 0.0007 0.0014 0.0011 0.0006 0.0008 0.0003 0.0005 0.0022 0.0009 0.0011 0.0007
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND 0.0001 0.0003 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0000 0.0000 0.0001 0.0002 0.0001 0.0000
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND 0.0005 0.0008 0.0008 0.0003 0.0006 0.0003 0.0004 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0007
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND 0.0025 0.0046 0.0033 0.0015 0.0010 0.0003 0.0005 0.0015 0.0004 0.0024 0.0008
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND 8.90 2.55 5.65 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.75 1.87 7.20 3.40 1.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0110 0.0050 NMR 0.0100
pH low  ≥6.0 ND 7.1 6.9 7.0 6.8 7.2 7.6 7.0 7.2 7.4 6.8 7.0
pH high  ≤9.5 ND 7.1 7.0 7.8 7.1 7.2 7.6 7.4 7.6 7.7 7.0 7.0
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND 6,842 7,706 3,455 16,907 643 5,792 21,117 27,541 8,771 6,574 1,380
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Monique (Project)
Operator Name Mines Richmont Incorporé
Product(s) Gold
Address 25 km East of Val-d'Or, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9X 4P6
Effluent Discharge Point Monique Final Effluent
Monique (Project) - Monique Final Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: This mine became subject to the MMER in April 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  - - - 0.0003 0.0007 0.0004 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0007 0.0003
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - 0.0507 0.0398 0.0100 0.0112 0.0081 0.0096 0.0188 0.0087 0.0025
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - 0.0007 0.0089 0.0059 0.0026 0.0007 0.0014 0.0003 0.0055 0.0002
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - 0.0055 0.0173 0.0080 0.0066 0.0095 0.0086 0.0093 0.0084 0.0074
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - 0.0042 0.0115 0.0221 0.0062 0.0041 0.0043 0.0080 0.0162 0.0079
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - 20.67 12.50 6.33 6.89 10.50 7.20 7.00 8.67 7.80
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - 0.0020 0.0097 0.0047 0.0034 0.0033 0.0020 0.0050 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - 7.5 7.0 6.7 6.4 6.6 6.3 6.3 6.6 6.7
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - 7.7 7.7 7.4 6.9 6.8 7.0 6.7 7.9 7.3
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - 13,037 19,158 16,755 15,178 26,700 33,058 27,704 37,071 26,682
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - - 2 3 1 3 3 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - 1 2 - - - 1 - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - 1 2 1 3 1 3 3 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - 1 - - 1 - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Montcalm Project
Operator Name Xstrata Canada Corporation / Glencore Canada Corporation
Product(s) Nickel-Copper-Cobalt
Address c/o P.O. Box 2002, Hwy. 655 North, Timmins, Ontario P4N 7K1
Effluent Discharge Point Montcalm Final Effluent
Montcalm Project - Montcalm Final Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of July 30, 2013, the ownership of the Montcalm Project was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation.

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 0.0003 0.0004 0.0004 0.0004 0.0006 0.0008 0.0010 0.0009
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND 0.0010 0.0026 0.0024 0.0025 0.0018 0.0018 0.0028 0.0033
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND 0.0005 0.0007 0.0002 0.0001 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.0270 0.0291 0.0365 0.0226 0.0164 0.0201 0.0210 0.0291
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0018 0.0012 0.0010 0.0018
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND 1.00 3.00 1.33 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.40
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND 0.0050 0.0050 0.0197 0.0035 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND 8.0 7.7 7.2 7.3 7.5 7.2 7.3 7.3
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND 8.0 7.7 8.0 7.5 8.0 7.5 7.8 8.6
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND 22,821 42,044 37,512 100,951 141,745 122,708 134,198 129,244
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Mont-Wright (Mine)
Operator Name ArcelorMittal Mines Canada - ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.
Product(s) Iron
Address P.O. Box 1817, Route 389, Fermont, Quebec G0G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point HS-1
Mont-Wright (Mine) - HS-1
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of March 2013, the company name changed from ArcelorMittal Mines Canada to ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.

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 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0008 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0026 0.0025 0.0035 0.0024 0.0048 0.0020 0.0022 0.0025 0.0034 0.0030 0.0030 0.0028
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0148 0.0160 0.0175 0.0096 0.0113 0.0075 0.0074 0.0105 0.0118 0.0170 0.0185 0.0188
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0148 0.0130 0.0133 0.0065 0.0213 0.0104 0.0232 0.0161 0.0096 0.0152 0.0140 0.0178
TSS (mg/L) 15  0.60 0.75 2.63 11.06 13.06 4.50 4.40 5.75 14.80 5.00 3.50 1.40
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0060 NMR NMR 0.0020 NMR NMR 0.0070 NMR 0.0040 0.0040 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.8 6.6 6.6 6.4 6.6 7.3 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.6 6.0 6.6
pH high  ≤9.5 7.2 6.8 7.4 7.6 7.1 7.7 7.9 7.7 7.1 7.3 7.7 7.7
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 1,635,802 850,531 4,740,808 7,163,816 11,686,563 9,305,685 5,114,798 7,649,042 4,675,185 2,637,027 2,065,961 1,174,565
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Mont-Wright (Mine)
Operator Name ArcelorMittal Mines Canada - ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.
Product(s) Iron
Address P.O. Box 1817, Route 389, Fermont, Quebec G0G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point MS-2
Mont-Wright (Mine) - MS-2
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of March 2013, the company name changed from ArcelorMittal Mines Canada to ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.

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 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0012 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND 0.0018 0.0033 0.0033 0.0022 0.0033 0.0022 0.0018 0.0020 0.0025
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0008 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND 0.0200 0.0370 0.0504 0.0392 0.0625 0.0434 0.0406 0.0463 0.0510
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND 0.0129 0.0250 0.0140 0.0166 0.0450 0.0494 0.0258 0.0208 0.0220
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND 15.50 36.00 3.25 4.20 3.75 6.60 4.00 3.50 3.25
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND 0.0230 0.0500 0.0700 0.0590 0.0470 0.0710 0.0553 0.0480 0.0390
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND 6.4 6.4 6.1 7.0 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.0 6.8
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND 6.7 6.8 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.5 7.1 7.5 7.1
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND 67,200 114,000 111,984 111,072 138,240 143,040 141,360 136,800 141,360
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - 1 - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Mouska (Mine)
Operator Name IAMGOLD Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 100 Pause Road, Cadillac, Quebec J9P 6M1
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent
Mouska (Mine) - Final 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  0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR NMR 0.0005 NMR 0.0005 0.0005 NMR NMR
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0200 0.0280 0.0260 0.0210 0.0170 0.0290 0.0210 0.0180 0.0125 0.0150 0.0190 0.0240
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0009 NMR 0.0008 0.0025 NMR NMR
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0021 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0260 NMR 0.0010 0.0010 NMR NMR
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0081 NMR NMR 0.0092 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR 0.0099 0.0070 NMR NMR
TSS (mg/L) 15  2.28 2.45 2.75 3.24 2.75 2.20 2.54 2.93 2.75 3.10 2.48 3.78
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.9 7.8 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.9 8.0 7.8 7.9 7.8 7.7
pH high  ≤9.5 7.9 7.9 7.9 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.0 8.0
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 208,201 172,045 207,755 196,776 207,755 184,032 180,801 185,033 195,480 175,944 170,662 163,356
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 Musselwhite Mine
Operator Name Goldcorp Canada Ltd
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O. Box 7500, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 6S8
Effluent Discharge Point FDP1
Musselwhite Mine - FDP1
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 ND 0.0037 0.0032 0.0033 0.0029 0.0015 ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0044 0.0033 0.0034 0.0037 0.0014 ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0028 0.0026 0.0020 0.0015 0.0040 ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0001 0.0000 ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0052 0.0055 0.0048 0.0038 0.0036 ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0014 0.0003 0.0003 0.0036 0.0006 ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND 1.16 1.40 0.95 1.50 1.17 ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.3 7.0 ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND 7.7 7.2 7.4 7.5 7.2 ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND 414,777 448,996 507,593 496,861 44,496 ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Myra Falls Operations
Operator Name Nyrstar Myra Falls Ltd.
Product(s) Copper-Zinc-Lead-Gold-Silver
Address P.O. Box 8000, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 5E2
Effluent Discharge Point MF.11A - Runoff Myra Ponds Effluent
Myra Falls Operations - MF.11A - Runoff Myra Ponds 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  0.0006 0.0004 0.0010 0.0008 0.0008 0.0011 0.0008 0.0009 0.0010 0.0008 0.0008 0.0010
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0215 0.0237 0.0195 0.0107 0.0291 0.0179 0.0106 0.0276 0.0264 0.0321 0.0228 0.0227
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0013 0.0030 0.0047 0.0024 0.0020 0.0014 0.0014 0.0020 0.0023 0.0055 0.0044 0.0018
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0013 0.0016 0.0013 0.0010 0.0015 0.0010 0.0009 0.0011 0.0015 0.0020 0.0018 0.0020
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.1954 0.2313 0.1898 0.1088 0.2020 0.1056 0.0619 0.0977 0.1841 0.3556 0.2168 0.1678
TSS (mg/L) 15  4.92 6.05 8.28 6.43 3.94 3.20 2.22 1.95 3.13 4.38 4.55 4.50
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0100 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 8.4 7.5 8.9 8.6 8.6 8.8 8.6 8.6 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.8
pH high  ≤9.5 8.7 8.8 9.0 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.1 8.9 8.9 8.9 9.2 9.1
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 869,968 1,006,142 1,082,937 926,152 1,000,376 943,137 940,382 864,111 961,412 971,692 883,648 819,853
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 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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