Iron, steel and ilmenite sector: code of practice overview

The code of practice to reduce fugitive emissions of total particulate matter and volatile organic compounds from the iron, steel and ilmenite sector has been in effect since May 28, 2016.

Objective

This code of practice recommends best practices to control and limit fugitive air emissions of total particulate matter (TPM) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from facilities in the iron, steel and ilmenite sectors.

Target audience

The code of practice applies to the iron, steel and ilmenite sector, which is subdivided into three subsectors:

Adopting the code of practice

If the code of practice applies to your facility, you are encouraged to:

Read the code of practice

Code of practice to reduce emissions of TPM and VOCs from the iron, steel and ilmenite sector

Reporting

The code of practice does not have reporting requirements. However, if the code of practice applies to your facility, you are also subject to the pollution prevention planning notice for the iron, steel and ilmenite sector. Please refer to the pollution prevention planning notice for more information about reporting requirements.

Performance results to date

There are no performance results to date. Implementation of proposed best practices will be measured through the pollution prevention planning notice starting in 2019.

Related information

Past consultations

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Mining and Processing Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau QC  K1A 0H3

Email: ec.mmp-tmm.ec@canada.ca

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