Potato Processing Plant Liquid Effluent Regulations (C.R.C., c. 829)

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These regulations aim to reduce the threats to fish and their habitat, and to human health from fish consumption. They decrease the level of harmful substances from potato processing plants deposited into waters frequented by fish. Plants must respect the limits on biochemical oxygen demanding matter, total suspended matter, and pH in their liquid effluents.

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Pollution and waste management

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Fisheries Act

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These regulations aim to reduce the threats to fish and their habitat, and to human health from fish consumption. They decrease the level of harmful substances from potato processing plants deposited into waters frequented by fish. Plants must respect the limits on biochemical oxygen demanding matter, total suspended matter, and pH in their liquid effluents.

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Regulations are current to 2021-01-28

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These regulations aim to reduce the threats to fish and their habitat, and to human health from fish consumption. They decrease the level of harmful substances from potato processing plants deposited into waters frequented by fish. Plants must respect the limits on biochemical oxygen demanding matter, total suspended matter, and pH in their liquid effluents.

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