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O. Reg. 299/17: EFFLUENT MONITORING AND EFFLUENT LIMITS - PETROLEUM SECTOR

filed July 28, 2017 under Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.19

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ontario regulation 299/17

made under the

Environmental Protection Act

Made: July 26, 2017
Filed: July 28, 2017
Published on e-Laws: July 31, 2017
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: August 12, 2017

Amending O. Reg. 537/93

(EFFLUENT MONITORING AND EFFLUENT LIMITS - PETROLEUM SECTOR)

1. The definition of “limited parameter” in subsection 1 (1) of Ontario Regulation 537/93 is amended by adding “the Table for the plant in” before “Schedule 2”.

2. Subsections 14 (1) and (2) of the Regulation are amended by adding “the Table for the plant in” before “Schedule 2” wherever it appears.

3. Subsection 17 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding “the Table in” before “Schedule 2”.

4. Subsection 18 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding “the Table in” before “Schedule 2”.

5. Subsection 19 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding “the Table in” before “Schedule 2”.

6. Subsection 20 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding “the Table in” before “Schedule 2”.

7. Schedules 2 and 3 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

SCHEDULE 2
PROCESS EFFLUENT LIMITS AND MONITORING FREQUENCY

Table 1
Imperial Oil Limited, Sarnia Refinery

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

632

219

2.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)

Weekly

1465

859

3.

6

Total Phosphorus

Weekly

Not applicable

41

4.

8

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

Weekly

Not applicable

947

5.

8

Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS)

Daily

1364

738

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Daily

1.9

0.65

7.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

12.6

6.3

8.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

674

316

9.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

 

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2, 3, 7, 8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

TABLE 2
Imperial Oil Limited, Nanticoke Refinery

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

123

43

2.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)

Weekly

285

167

3.

6

Total Phosphorus

Weekly

Not applicable

8

4.

8

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

Weekly

Not applicable

184

5.

8

Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS)

Daily

265

144

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Daily

0.37

0.13

7.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

2.5

1.2

8.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

131

61

9.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2, 3, 7, 8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

Table 3
Novacor Chemicals Ltd., Corunna

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

188

65

2.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)

Weekly

436

256

3.

6

Total Phosphorus

Weekly

Not applicable

12

4.

8

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

Weekly

Not applicable

282

5.

8

Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS)

Daily

406

220

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Daily

0.57

0.19

7.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

3.8

1.9

8.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

201

94

9.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2, 3, 7, 8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

TABLE 4
Petro-Canada, Lubricants Centre

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

161

56

2.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)

Weekly

374

220

3.

6

Total Phosphorus

Weekly

Not applicable

11

4.

8

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

Weekly

Not applicable

243

5.

8

Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS)

Daily

350

188

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Daily

0.48

0.17

7.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

3.2

1.6

8.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

173

81

9.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2, 3, 7, 8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

TABLE 5
Petro-Canada, Oakville Refinery

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

161

56

2.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)

Weekly

374

219

3.

6

Total Phosphorus

Weekly

Not applicable

10

4.

8

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

Weekly

Not applicable

242

5.

8

Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS)

Daily

348

188

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Daily

0.48

0.17

7.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

3.2

1.6

8.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

172

81

9.

24

2, 3, 7 ,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2, 3, 7, 8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

TABLE 6
Shell-Canada Products Ltd., Sarnia

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

157

55

2.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)

Weekly

365

214

3.

6

Total Phosphorus

Weekly

Not applicable

10

4.

8

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

Weekly

Not applicable

236

5.

8

Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS)

Daily

340

184

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Daily

0.47

0.16

7.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

3.1

1.6

8.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

168

79

9.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2, 3, 7, 8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

TABLE 7
Sunoco Inc., Sarnia

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

158

55

2.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)

Weekly

366

214

3.

6

Total Phosphorus

Weekly

Not applicable

10

4.

8

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

Weekly

Not applicable

236

5.

8

Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS)

Daily

340

184

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Daily

0.47

0.16

7.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

3.2

1.6

8.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

168

79

9.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2, 3, 7, 8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

SCHEDULE 3
COOLING WATER ASSESSMENT MONITORING REQUIREMENTS

All plants

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

2.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

3.

17

Benzene

Weekly

4.

17

Toluene

Weekly

Commencement

8. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.