O. Reg. 302/14: GENERAL - WASTE MANAGEMENT

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r14302
Published: 2014-12-17

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ontario regulation 302/14

made under the

Environmental Protection Act

Made: December 10, 2014
Filed: December 17, 2014
Published on e-Laws: December 17, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: January 3, 2015


Amending Reg. 347 of R.R.O. 1990

(GENERAL - WASTE MANAGEMENT)

1. (1) Clause (b) of the definition of “agricultural waste” in subsection 1 (1) of Regulation 347 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is revoked and the following substituted:

(b) waste from a sewage works within the meaning of the Ontario Water Resources Act, if one of the criteria set out in subsection (1.0.1) is met;

(2) Subsection 1 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following definition:

“GNF” means GNF within the meaning of Ontario Regulation 300/14 made under the Nutrient Management Act, 2002 that is generated at a greenhouse operation that is registered under that regulation;

(3) Clause (b) of the definition of “hauled sewage” in subsection 1 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “or” at the end of subclause (b) (i), adding “or” at the end of subclause (b) (ii) and adding the following subclause:

(iii) GNF;

(4) The definition of “liquid industrial waste” in subsection 1 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following clause:

(a.2) GNF,

(5) Section 1 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:

(1.0.1) For the purposes of clause (b) of the definition of “agricultural waste” in subsection (1), one of the following criteria must be met for waste from a sewage works to be excluded from the definition of “agricultural waste”:

1. Section 53 of the Ontario Water Resources Act applies to the sewage works.

2. The sewage works is for the management of GNF and the following criteria are met:

i. Section 53 of the Ontario Water Resources Act does not apply to the sewage works under clause 53 (6) (a) of that Act or section

3.3 of Ontario Regulation 525/98 (Approval Exemptions) made under that Act.

ii. Ontario Regulation 300/14 (Greenhouse Nutrient Feedwater) made under the Nutrient Management Act, 2002 does not apply to the management of the GNF under subsection 1 (3) of that regulation.

2. Subsection 2 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

17. GNF.

3. Subsection 16 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

15. No person shall discharge or permit the discharge of GNF at a waste disposal site for hauled sewage.

Commencement

4. This Regulation comes into force on the later of January 1, 2015 and the day it is filed.