Base metals smelters and refineries and zinc plants: P2 notice overview

Published April 29, 2006, the Notice outlines the requirements to prepare and implement pollution prevention (P2) plans.

  • Notice (published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, Saturday, April 29, 2006; Vol. 140, No. 17, p. 877)
  • Amendment (published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, Saturday, June 11, 2011; Vol. 145, No. 24, p. 1780)

Does this Notice apply to you?

This Notice applies to owners or operators of base metal smelters, refineries and zinc plants that are listed in the Notice.

What you need to do

Prepare a P2 plan

You must prepare a P2 plan by October 29, 2006.

Implement a P2 plan

You must implement a P2 plan by December 31, 2015.

Submit reports

You must complete and submit reports to Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Reporting deadlines
Type of reports Deadline
Schedule 1: Declaration of Preparation November 28, 2006
Schedule 4: Interim Progress Reports no. 1 to 12 Annually from June 1, 2007, to June 1, 2018
Schedule 5: Declaration of Implementation December 31, 2015 (time extension granted to December 31, 2018)

Contact Environment and Climate Change Canada

For all technical inquiries regarding the content of this notice, please contact:
Mining and Processing Division
Telephone: 819-420-7707

For inquiries regarding reporting and P2 practices, please contact:
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
Telephone: 1-844-580-3637

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