ontario regulation 131/14
made under the
Environmental Protection Act
Made: April 30, 2014
Filed: May 2, 2014
Published on e-Laws: May 5, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: May 17, 2014
Amending O. Reg. 359/09
(RENEWABLE ENERGY APPROVALS UNDER PART V.0.1 OF THE ACT)
1. Subsection 1 (1) of Ontario Regulation 359/09 is amended by adding the following definition:
“generation facility” has the same meaning as in Ontario Regulation 116/01 (Electricity Projects) made under the Environmental Assessment Act;
2. Subsection 9 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:
11. The project is in respect of a thermal treatment facility that,
i. changes or was changed from a generation facility that uses or used coal as its primary power source, and
ii. is designed to have a name plate capacity of greater than 500 kW and on an annual basis, generates at least 95 per cent of its electricity from biomass.
3. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.