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filed July 30, 2021 under Environmental Assessment Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.18

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ontario regulation 551/21

made under the

Environmental Assessment Act

Made: July 29, 2021
Filed: July 30, 2021
Published on e-Laws: July 30, 2021
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: August 14, 2021

Thermal Treatment Site Exemption


1. In this Regulation,

“tire waste” means,

(a)  used tires within the meaning of Ontario Regulation 390/16 (Used Tires) made under the Waste Diversion Transition Act, 2016,

(b) shredded and chipped tires, and

(c) crumb rubber recovered from used tires or shredded or chipped tires.


2. The establishing or changing of a thermal treatment site at the location described in section 3 is exempt from the Act as long as,

(a)  the site does not use coal, oil or petroleum coke as a fuel for thermal treatment;

(b)  the waste that is subject to thermal treatment is tire waste; and

(c)  the amount of tire waste that is subject to thermal treatment on any day, measured by weight, is no more than 20 tonnes.


3. The location of the thermal treatment site referred to in section 2 is the land described as Part of Section 34, Korah, Part 1 on Plan 1R11773, City of Sault Ste Marie, being all of Property Identification Number 31609 0367 in the Land Titles Division of Algoma (No. 1).


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