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The Alberta Gazette
Part I
Vol. 102	Edmonton, Friday, September 15, 2006	No. 17
PROCLAMATION
[GREAT SEAL] 
CANADA 
PROVINCE OF ALBERTA	Norman Kwong, Lieutenant Governor.
ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom, 
Canada, and Her Other Realms and Territories, QUEEN, Head of the 
Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith
P R O C L A M A T I O N
To all to Whom these Presents shall come
G R E E T I N G
Terrence (Terry) Matchett, Deputy Minister of Justice and 
Deputy Attorney General
WHEREAS section 35 of the Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2005 provides that that 
Act comes into force on Proclamation; and
WHEREAS it is expedient to proclaim sections 2(b) and 18(b) of the Traffic Safety 
Amendment Act, 2005 in force:
NOW KNOW YE THAT by and with the advice and consent of Our Executive 
Council of Our Province of Alberta, by virtue of the provisions of the said Act 
hereinbefore referred to and of all other power and authority whatsoever in Us vested 
in that behalf, We have ordered and declared and do hereby proclaim sections 2(b) 
and 18(b) of the Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2005 in force on January 1, 2007.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent 
and the Great Seal of Our Province of Alberta to be hereunto affixed.
WITNESS: THE HONOURABLE NORMAN L. KWONG, Lieutenant Governor 
of Our Province of Alberta, in Our City of Edmonton in Our Province of Alberta, this 
23 day of August in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six and in the Fifty-fifth 
Year of Our Reign.
BY COMMAND	Ron Stevens, Provincial Secretary.
ORDERS IN COUNCIL
O.C. 406/2006
(Municipal Government Act)
Approved and ordered: 
Norman Kwong 
Lieutenant Governor.	August 23, 2006
The Lieutenant Governor in Council 
(a)	effective July 1, 2006, the land described in Appendix A and shown on the 
sketch in Appendix B is separated from Sturgeon County and annexed to the 
Town of Gibbons,
(b)	any taxes owing to Sturgeon County at the end of June 30, 2006 in respect 
of the annexed land are transferred to and become payable to the Town of 
Gibbons together with any lawful penalties and costs levied in respect of 
those taxes, and the Town of Gibbons upon collecting those taxes, penalties 
and costs must pay them to Sturgeon County, and 
(c)	the assessor for the Town of Gibbons must assess, for the purposes of 
taxation in 2007 and subsequent years, the annexed land and the assessable 
improvements to it,
and makes the Order in Appendix C.
Ralph Klein, Chair.
APPENDIX A
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE LANDS SEPARATED FROM 
STURGEON COUNTY AND ANNEXED 
TO THE TOWN OF GIBBONS

THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TEN (10), 
TOWNSHIP FIFTY-SIX (56), RANGE TWENTY-THREE (23) WEST OF THE 
FOURTH MERIDIAN LYING WEST OF THE RIGHT BANK OF THE 
STURGEON RIVER, CONTAINING 36.3 HECTARES (89.9 ACRES) MORE OR 
LESS.

THAT PORTION OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TEN (10), 
TOWNSHIP FIFTY-SIX (56), RANGE TWENTY-THREE (23) WEST OF THE 
FOURTH MERIDIAN LYING WEST OF THE RIGHT BANK OF THE 
STURGEON RIVER AND SOUTH OF ROAD PLANS 922 2076 AND 2073 JY, 
CONTAINING 52.6 HECTARES (130 ACRES) MORE OR LESS INCLUDING 
THAT PORTION OF THE EAST-WEST ROAD ALLOWANCE ABUTTING THE 
NORTHERN BOUNDARY OF SAID QUARTER SECTION LYING SOUTH OF 
ROAD PLAN 922 2076. 

THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION FIFTEEN 
(15), TOWNSHIP FIFTY-SIX (56), RANGE TWENTY-THREE (23) WEST OF 
THE FOURTH MERIDIAN LYING EAST AND SOUTH OF ROAD PLANS 922 
2076 AND 2073 JY, CONTAINING 2.3 HECTARES (5.68 ACRES) MORE OR 
LESS.

THAT PORTION OF ROAD PLAN 912 0230 EXTENDING INTO THE 
NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION NINE (9), TOWNSHIP FIFTY-SIX (56), 
RANGE TWENTY-THREE (23) WEST OF THE FOURTH MERIDIAN, 
CONTAINING 0.35 HECTARES (0.87 ACRES) MORE OR LESS.

THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJOINING 
THE WESTERN BOUNDARY OF THE WEST HALF OF SECTION TEN (10), 
TOWNSHIP FIFTY-SIX (56), RANGE TWENTY-THREE (23) WEST OF THE 
FOURTH MERIDIAN AND THAT PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF 
SECTION THREE (3), TOWNSHIP FIFTY-SIX (56), RANGE TWENTY-THREE 
(23) WEST OF THE FOURTH MERIDIAN LYING NORTH OF THE RIGHT 
BANK OF THE STURGEON RIVER.
APPENDIX B
A SKETCH SHOWING THE GENERAL LOCATION OF THE AREA 
ANNEXED TO THE TOWN OF GIBBONS
AFFECTED AREA

 

APPENDIX C
ORDER
1	In this Order, 
(a)	"annexed land" means the land described in Appendix A and shown on the 
sketch in Appendix B, 
(b)	"Area A" means the land in the west half of section ten (10), township 
fifty-six (56), range twenty-three (23) west of the fourth meridian lying west 
of the right bank of the Sturgeon River and south of Road Plan 912 0230, 
and
(c)	"Area B" means the land lying north of Road Plan 912 0230.
2	For taxation purposes in 2007 and subsequent years, the annexed land described 
as "Area A" and the assessable improvements to it must be assessed and taxed by 
the Town of Gibbons for the purposes of property taxes in the same manner as 
other property of the same assessment class in the Town of Gibbons is assessed 
and taxed.
3	For taxation purposes in 2007 and subsequent years up to and including 2026, the 
annexed land described as "Area B" and the assessable improvements to it 
(a)	must be assessed by the Town of Gibbons on the same basis as if they had 
remained in Sturgeon County, and

(b)	must be taxed by the Town of Gibbons in respect of each assessment class 
that applies to the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it using 
the municipal tax rate established by Sturgeon County.

4	Where in any taxation year, a portion of the annexed land described as "Area B"
(a)	becomes a new parcel of land created as a result of subdivision or separation 
of title by registered plan of subdivision or by instrument or any other 
method that occurs at the request of, or on behalf of, the landowner,
(b)	is redesignated at the request of, or on behalf of the landowner under the 
Town of Gibbons' Land Use Bylaw to another designation,
(c)	receives a permit from the Town of Gibbons for a development, or
(d)	is connected to water and sewer services provided by the Town of Gibbons
	section 3 ceases to apply at the end of that taxation year in respect of that portion 
of annexed land and the assessable improvements to it.

5	After section 3 ceases to apply to a portion of the annexed land in a taxation year, 
that portion of the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it must be 
assessed and taxed for the purposes of property taxes in that year in the same 
manner as other property of the same assessment class in the Town of Gibbons is 
assessed and taxed.
______________
O.C. 405/2006
(Municipal Government Act)
Approved and ordered: 
Norman Kwong 
Lieutenant Governor.	August 23, 2006
The Lieutenant Governor in Council 
(a)	effective July 1, 2006, the land described in Appendix A and shown on the 
sketch in Appendix B is separated from The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 
and annexed to the City of Grande Prairie,
(b)	any taxes owing to The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 at the end of June 
30, 2006 in respect of the annexed land are transferred to and become 
payable to the City of Grande Prairie together with any lawful penalties and 
costs levied in respect of those taxes, and the City of Grande Prairie upon 
collecting those taxes, penalties and costs must pay them to The County of 
Grande Prairie No. 1, and 
(c)	the assessor for the City of Grande Prairie must assess, for the purposes of 
taxation in 2007, the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it.
Ralph Klein, Chair.

APPENDIX A
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE LANDS SEPARATED
FROM THE COUNTY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE AND
ANNEXED TO THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE
ALL THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION SEVEN 
(7), TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-ONE (71), RANGE FIVE (5) WEST OF THE SIXTH 
MERIDIAN DESCRIBED AS:
	RIGHT OF WAY AS SHOWN ON RAILWAY PLAN 5814NY
	CONTAINING 11.76 HECTARES (29.05 ACRES) MORE OR LESS;
	ROAD PLAN 4863TR
	CONTAINING 3.26 HECTARES (8.06 ACRES) MORE OR LESS;
	RAILWAY PLAN 952 0679
	CONTAINING 3.238 HECTARES (8.00 ACRES) MORE OR LESS; AND
	ROAD PLAN 952 3830
	CONTAINING 0.459 HECTARES (1.14 ACRES) MORE OR LESS.
THAT PORTION OF THE GOVERNMENT ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJOINING 
THE WESTERN BOUNDARY OF SAID QUARTER SECTION.
APPENDIX B
A SKETCH SHOWING THE GENERAL LOCATION OF THE AREA 
ANNEXED TO THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE
AFFECTED AREA

 

GOVERNMENT NOTICES
Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Form 15
(Irrigation Districts Act) 
(Section 88)
Notice to Irrigation Secretariat: 
Change of Area of an Irrigation District
On behalf of the Western Irrigation District, I hereby request that the Irrigation 
Secretariat forward a certified copy of this notice to the Registrar for Land Titles for 
the purposes of registration under Section 22 of the Land Titles Act and arrange for 
notice to be published in the Alberta Gazette.
The following parcels of land should be added to the irrigation district and the 
notation added to the certificate of title:
LINC Number
Short Legal Description 
as shown on title
Title Number
0022 317 986
SOUTHWEST 36-14-18-W4M
041 479 336
I certify the procedures required under part 4 of the Irrigation Districts Act have been 
completed and the area of the Western Irrigation District should be changed 
according to the above list.
Laurie Hodge, Office Manager,
		Irrigation Secretariat.
______________
Notice to Irrigation Secretariat: 
Change of Area of an Irrigation District
On behalf of the Western Irrigation District, I hereby request that the Irrigation 
Secretariat forward a certified copy of this notice to the Registrar for Land Titles for 
the purposes of registration under Section 22 of the Land Titles Act and arrange for 
notice to be published in the Alberta Gazette.
The following parcels of land should be removed from the irrigation district and the 
notation removed from the certificate of title:
LINC Number
Short Legal Description 
as shown on title
Title Number
0025 104 704
4; 27; 23; 19; NW, NE
991 127 778
I certify the procedures required under part 4 of the Irrigation Districts Act have been 
completed and the area of the Western Irrigation District should be changed 
according to the above list.
		Laurie Hodge, Office Manager, 
		Irrigation Secretariat.
Energy
Unit Agreement
(Mines and Minerals Act)
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to section 102 of the Mines and Minerals Act, that 
the Minister of Energy on behalf of the Crown has executed counterparts of the 
agreement entitled "Unit Agreement - Castle River Unit Number 1" with respect to 
M5 R2 T006:30, and that the enlargement became effective on August 1, 2006.
 

 

 
 
 
 
Environment
Code of Practice for Forage Drying Facilities
(made under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 
RSA 2000, c.E-12, as amended and 
Substance Release Regulation (AR 124/93), as amended)
Table of Contents
1.	Definitions 
2.	General Requirements
3.	Registration Application Requirements
4.	Air Requirements
5.	Wastewater Requirements
6.	Waste Management Requirements
7.	Reclamation Requirements
8.	Reporting Requirements
9.	Record Keeping Requirements
10.	Code of Practice Administration
Schedule 1 	Registration Information 

PART 1:  DEFINITIONS
1.1.1	All definitions in the Act and the regulations under the Act apply except 
where expressly defined in this Code of Practice. 
1.1.2	In this Code of Practice:
(a)	"Act" means the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, 
R.S.A. 2000, c.E-12, as amended;
(b)	"air contaminant" means any solid, liquid or gas or combination 
of any of them in the atmosphere resulting directly or indirectly 
from activities at a forage drying facility;
(c)	"day" means any consecutive 24-hour sampling period;
(d)	"existing forage drying facility" means any forage drying facility 
that was in operation before November 17, 2006; 
(e)	"facility developed area" means the areas of the forage drying 
facility used for the storage, processing, or handling of raw 
material, intermediate product, by-product, finished product, 
process chemicals, or waste material;
(f)	"forage drying facility" means the lands known and described in 
the application for registration, and all buildings, structures, 
process equipment and pollution abatement equipment and storage 
facilities used in and for or associated with a plant that:
(i)	removes water, in a gaseous or liquid state, from forage 
crops including, but not limited to, alfalfa, brome, 
timothy, clovers, fescues or any combination of those 
crops, and
(ii)	conducts fossil fuelled or wood fuelled thermal drying 
prior to the cube or pellet formation stage;
(g)	"fugitive emissions" means air contaminant emissions to the 
atmosphere originating from a forage drying facility source other 
than a flue or stack but does not include sources which may occur 
due to breaks or ruptures in process equipment;
(h)	"grab" when referring to a sample, means an individual sample 
collected in less than 30 minutes and which is representative of the 
substance sampled;
(i)	"industrial runoff" means surface water resulting from 
precipitation that falls on or traverses the facility developed area;
(j)	"industrial wastewater" means the composite of liquid wastes 
and water-carried wastes, any portion of which results directly 
from an industrial process carried on at a forage drying facility;
(k)	"ISO 17025" means the international standard, developed and 
published by International Organization for Standardization (ISO), 
specifying the management and technical requirements for 
laboratories;
(l)	"local environmental authority" means the Department, in the 
Province of Alberta, or the agency that has the equivalent 
responsibilities for any jurisdiction outside the Province;
(m)	"month" means calendar month;
(n)	"new forage drying facility" means any forage drying facility for 
which construction commences on or after November 17, 2006;
(o)	"PM" means particulate matter;
(p)	"PM 2.5" means particulate matter that is less than 2.5 micrometres 
in diameter;
(q)	"regulations" mean the regulations under the Act;
(r)	"shutdown" means the time after the cutoff of feed;
(s)	"start-up" means the initial introduction of material, or electrical 
or thermal energy, with the simultaneous production of products 
for which the forage drying facility was designed;
(t)	"this Code of Practice" means the Code of Practice for Forage 
Drying Facilities, published by Alberta Environment, as amended;
(u)	"week" means any consecutive 7-day period; and
(v)	"wood waste" means any discarded wooden material.


PART 2:  GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
2.1.1	A registration holder who constructs, operates or reclaims a forage drying 
facility must do so in accordance with this Code of Practice.
2.1.2	Any conflict between the application and the terms and conditions of this 
Code of Practice shall be resolved in favour of this Code of Practice.
2.1.3	The terms and conditions of this Code of Practice do not affect or negate any 
other requirements under the Act, the regulations or any other applicable 
legislation.
2.1.4	The terms and conditions of this Code of Practice do not affect any rights or 
obligations created under any other authorization issued by the Department.
2.1.5	The terms and conditions of this Code of Practice are severable.  If any 
term or condition of this Code of Practice or the application of any term or 
condition is held invalid, the application of such term or condition to other 
circumstances and to the remainder of this Code of Practice shall not be 
affected by that invalidity.
2.1.6	If the registration holder monitors for any substances or parameters which 
are the subject of limits in this Code of Practice more frequently than is 
required, using procedures authorized in this Code of Practice, then the 
registration holder shall provide the results of such monitoring as an 
addendum to the next reports required by this Code of Practice.
2.1.7	The registration holder shall immediately notify the Director in writing if 
any of the following events occurs:
(a)	the registration holder is served with a petition into bankruptcy;
(b)	the registration holder files an assignment in bankruptcy or Notice 
of Intent to make a proposal;
(c)	a receiver or receiver-manager is appointed;
(d)	an application for protection from creditors is filed for the benefit 
of the registration holder under any creditor protection legislation; 
or
(e)	any of the assets which are the subject matter of this Code of 
Practice are seized for any reason.
SECTION 2.2:  Analytical Requirements
2.2.1	With respect to any air monitoring required pursuant to this Code of 
Practice, the registration holder shall:
(a)	collect;
(b)	preserve;
(c)	store;
(d)	handle; and
(e)	analyze,
all samples in accordance with
(i)	for air monitoring:
(A)	the Alberta Stack Sampling Code REF. 89 
(1995), published by Alberta Environment, as 
amended;
(B)	the Methods Manual for Chemical Analysis of 
Atmospheric Pollutants AEC V93-M1, (1993), 
published by Alberta Environment, as amended;
(C)	the Air Monitoring Directive (1989), published 
by Alberta Environment, as amended or 
replaced; or
(D)	a method authorized in writing by the Director; 
and
(ii)	for water monitoring:
(A)	the Standard Methods for the Examination of 
Water and Wastewater (2005), published by the 
American Public Health Association, the 
American Waterworks Association and the 
Water Environment Federation, as amended;
(B)	the Methods Manual for Chemical Analysis of 
Water and Wastes (1996), published by the 
Alberta Research Council, as amended; or
(C)	a method authorized in writing by the Director.
2.2.2	The registration holder shall analyze all samples that are required to be 
obtained by this Code of Practice in a laboratory accredited pursuant to ISO 
17025 standard, as amended, for the specific parameter(s) to be analyzed, 
unless otherwise authorized in writing by the Director.
2.2.3	The registration holder shall comply with the terms and conditions of any 
written authorization issued by the Director under 2.2.2.


PART 3:  REGISTRATION APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 3.1  Application for Registration
3.1.1	An application for registration of a proposed new forage drying facility 
shall contain at a minimum, the following information:
(a)	all information set out in Schedule 1; and
(b)	any other information requested by the Director. 
3.1.2	At least three (3) months prior to the installation of a new dryer that is 
equipped with a stack the registration holder shall:
(a)	conduct air quality modelling at the forage drying facility that:
(i)	models particulate matter for all anticipated air emission 
sources at the forage drying facility;
(ii)	is conducted in accordance with the Alberta Air Quality 
Model Guidelines (2003), published by Alberta 
Environment (Publication T/689), as amended; and
(b)	submit to the Director a report containing, at a minimum:
(i)	the results of the air quality modelling; and
(ii)	a comparison of the modelling results with the PM 2.5 
ambient air quality limits in the Alberta Ambient Air 
Quality Objectives, published by Alberta Environment, as 
amended.
3.1.3	In addition to any reporting under this Code of Practice, the Act and the 
regulations, the registration holder shall inform the Director in writing 
within three (3) months after any change to the information submitted to the 
Director in an application respecting the forage drying facility.
3.1.4	The information submitted under 3.1.3 shall include, at a minimum, all of 
the following information:
(a)	a description of the change;
(b)	a description of the change in emissions resulting from the change; 
and
(c)	a description of pollution abatement equipment installed or to be 
installed as a result of the change.
PART 4:  AIR REQUIREMENTS


SECTION 4.1:  General Air Requirements
4.1.1 	The registration holder shall not release any effluent streams to the 
atmosphere except as authorized in this Code of Practice.
4.1.2	The registration holder shall release effluent streams to the atmosphere only 
from the following sources as designated in the application:
(a)	hammer mill or equipment performing an equivalent function;
(b)	bale shredder or equipment performing an equivalent function;
(c)	dryer;
(d)	kiln with a conveyor chain;
(e)	boiler;
(f)	meal bin; 
(g)	pellet cooler;
(h)	natural gas fired heater;
(i)	building ventilation fan exhaust; and
(j)	the other specific sources identified and designated in the 
application.
4.1.3	The registration holder shall not release fugitive emissions or any substance 
from any source not specified in 4.1.2, that causes or may cause any of the 
following:
(a)	impairment, degradation or alteration of the quality of natural 
resources;
(b)	material discomfort, harm or adverse effect of the well being or 
health of a person; or
(c)	harm to property or to plant or animal life.
4.1.4	The registration holder shall:
(a)	record the following information on a monthly basis: 
(i)	total hours of operation of each piece of process 
equipment;
(ii)	total hours of operation of each piece of pollution 
abatement equipment; and
(iii)	total hours of shutdown and start-up; and
(b)	compile the information in (a) on a monthly basis.
4.1.5	The registration holder shall:
(a)	not operate the process equipment unless and until all the pollution 
abatement equipment associated with the process equipment is:
(i)	fully operational; and 
(ii)	operating; and
(b)	for the purpose of (a)(ii), operate the pollution abatement 
equipment at least 97.5% of the time that the process equipment is 
operating, measured on a monthly basis.
4.1.6	Each dryer stack shall be equipped with a stack sampling port that complies 
with the Alberta Stack Sampling Code, (1995), published by Alberta 
Environment, as amended.
4.1.7	Within six (6) months after this Code of Practice comes into effect, or 
within six (6) months after the new forage drying facility commences 
operation, the registration holder shall implement a program with respect to 
the ongoing calibration of the monitoring systems and pollution abatement 
equipment in accordance with the following: 
(a)	the Air Monitoring Directive (1989), published by Alberta 
Environment, as amended or replaced;
(b)	this Code of Practice; or
(c)	the manufacturer's instructions.
4.1.8	The registration holder shall:
(a)	monitor the temperature of each wood fuelled dryer  on a 
continuous basis, at all times that the wood fuelled dryer is in 
operation, subject to 4.1.10; and
(b)	continuously record the temperature monitored in subsection (a).
4.1.9	Subject to 4.1.10 and 4.1.11 the temperature of any wood fuelled dryer shall 
exceed 800oC for at least 90% of the time that the dryer is in operation each 
month.
4.1.10	For the purposes of 4.1.8 and 4.1.9:
(a)	a wood fuelled dryer is not considered to be in operation during 
start-up and after shutdown; and
(b)	start-up and shutdown periods shall last no more than one hour 
each in duration, and no more than two hours total in any 24-hour 
period.
4.1.11	Clauses 4.1.8 and 4.1.9 do not apply where:
(a)	fossil fuel is used to operate the wood fuelled dryer; or
(b)	non-treated wood waste is used to operate the wood fuelled dryer.
4.1.12	The registration holder shall comply with the following requirements 
regarding releases to the atmosphere of effluent streams:
(a)	for releases from all sources at existing forage drying facilities 
except a dryer or a kiln with a conveyor chain:
(i)	the requirements of section 4.2 until December 31, 2014, 
and
(ii)	the requirements of  section 4.3 on or after January 1, 
2015;
(b)	for releases from each dryer and each kiln with a conveyor chain at 
existing forage drying facilities:
(i)	the requirements of section 4.2 until December 31, 2014, 
and
(ii)	the requirements of section 4.4 on or after January 1, 
2015;
(c)	for releases from all sources at all new forage drying facilities:
(i)	the requirements of section 4.3, and
(ii)	the requirements of section 4.4.
4.1.13	The registration holder shall monitor releases from all dryers equipped with 
stacks at all forage drying facilities in accordance with section 4.5.
SECTION 4.2:	Air Emission Limits for Existing Forage Drying Facilities, 
Effective Until December 31, 2014 
4.2.1	Until December 31, 2014, a registration holder holding a registration for an 
existing forage drying facility shall comply with 4.2.2 through 4.2.5.
4.2.2	Each:
(a)	hammer mill or equipment performing an equivalent function;
(b)	bale shredder or equipment performing an equivalent function;
(c)	boiler;
(d)	meal bin; 
(e)	pellet cooler;
(f)	natural gas fired heater; 
(g)	building ventilation fan exhaust; and
(h)	the other specific sources identified and designated in the 
application
shall be:
(i)	designed, 
(ii)	operated, and
(iii)	 maintained
to release no more than:
(A)	0.20g PM per kg of effluent in urban areas of 
populations greater than 50,000; or 
(B)	0.60g PM per kg of effluent in other urban 
areas, or rural areas
        as the case may be.
4.2.3	The registration holder shall not exceed any of the following concentrations 
of particulate matter with respect to releases from each dryer and each kiln 
with a conveyor chain:
(a)	0.20g PM per kg of effluent in urban areas of populations greater 
than 50,000; and 
(b)	0.60g PM per kg of effluent in:
(i)	other urban areas, and
(ii)	rural areas
as the case may be.
4.2.4	At all times during operation, visible emissions from each source shall not 
exceed an opacity of 40% averaged over a period of six consecutive 
minutes.
4.2.5	For the purposes of 4.2.4:
(a)	a dryer or kiln is not considered to be operating during start-up and 
after shutdown, and
(b)	start-up and shutdown periods shall last no more than half an hour 
each in duration, and no more than two hours total in any 24-hour 
period.
SECTION 4.3:	Air Emission Limits for All Sources except Dryer and Kiln 
with a Conveyor Chain for Existing Forage Drying Facility 
Effective January 1, 2015, and in New Forage Drying Facilities 
Immediately 
4.3.1	A registration holder shall comply with 4.3.2 through 4.3.4 in the following 
manner:
(a)	effective immediately at a new forage drying facility, and 
(b)	effective January 1, 2015 at an existing forage drying facility, for 
all sources except a dryer or a kiln with a conveyor chain.
4.3.2	Each:
(a)	hammer mill or equipment performing an equivalent function;
(b)	bale shredder or equipment performing an equivalent function;
(c)	boiler;
(d)	meal bin; 
(e)	pellet cooler;
(f)	natural gas fired heater; 
(g)	building ventilation fan exhaust; and 
(h)	the other specific sources identified and designated in the 
application, except a dryer or a kiln with a conveyor chain
shall be:
(i)	designed, 
(ii)	operated, and
(iii)	maintained
to release no more than 0.05g PM per kg of effluent.
4.3.3	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed a 
visible emissions limit of 10%, averaged over a period of six consecutive 
minutes, for each:
(a)	hammer mill or equipment performing an equivalent function;
(b)	bale shredder or equipment performing an equivalent function;
(c)	boiler;
(d)	meal bin; 
(e)	pellet cooler;
(f)	natural gas fired heater; 
(g)	building ventilation fan effluent; and
(h)	the other specific sources identified and designated in the 
application except a dryer or a kiln with a conveyor chain.
4.3.4	For the purposes of 4.3.3:
(a)	a source listed in 4.3.3 is not considered to be in operation during 
start-up and after shutdown, and
(b)	start up and shutdown periods shall last no more than half an hour 
each in duration, and no more than two hours total in any 24-hour 
period.
SECTION 4.4:	Air Emission Limits for Dryers and Kiln with a Conveyor 
Chain in Existing Forage Drying Facilities Effective January 1, 
2015 and in New Forage Drying Facilities Immediately
4.4.1	A registration holder shall comply with 4.4.2 through 4.4.4:
(a)	effective January 1, 2015 for a dryer or kiln with a conveyor chain 
at an existing forage drying facility, and 
(b)	effective immediately for a dryer or kiln with a conveyor chain at a 
new forage drying facility.
4.4.2	The registration holder shall not exceed the following particulate matter 
release limits:
(a)	0.20g PM per kg of effluent in urban areas of population greater 
than 50,000; and
(b)	0.50g PM per kg of effluent in:
(i)	other urban areas, and
(ii)	rural areas.
4.4.3	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed a 
visible emissions limit of 40% averaged over a period of six consecutive 
minutes, for each: 
(a)	dryer, and
(b)	kiln with a conveyor chain.
4.4.4	For the purposes of 4.4.2 and 4.4.3:
(a)	the dryer or kiln with a conveyor chain is not considered to be in 
operation during start-up and after shutdown, and
(b)	start-up and shutdown periods shall last no more than half an hour 
each in duration, and no more than two hours total in any 24-hour 
period.
SECTION 4.5:  Air Monitoring Requirements 
4.5.1	The registration holder shall conduct the monitoring as set out in TABLE 
4.5-A.
TABLE 4.5-A: Monitoring Requirements 
Emission 
Source
Parameter
Frequency
Method of 
Monitoring
Sample 
Location
Dryer 
Stack
Particulate 
Matter
Once every 
three years
Manual Stack 
Survey
Stack

4.5.2	The registration holder shall notify the Director in writing, a minimum of 
two weeks prior to any manual stack survey required pursuant to 4.5.1.
4.5.3	The manual stack survey required in pursuant to 4.5.1 shall be conducted:
(a)	when the dryer is operating at no less than 80% of its capacity; and 
(b)	in accordance with the Alberta Stack Sampling Code (1995), 
published by Alberta Environment, as amended.
PART 5:  WASTEWATER REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 5.1:  Industrial Wastewater Requirements
5.1.1	The registration holder shall not release any industrial wastewater from the 
forage drying facility to the surrounding watershed.
5.1.2	All above ground storage tanks containing any process chemicals or 
industrial wastewater shall be:
(a)	constructed;
(b)	operated; and
(c)	maintained
in accordance with Secondary Containment for Above Ground Storage 
Tanks (1997), published by Alberta Environmental Protection, as amended.
5.1.3	The registration holder shall not install any underground storage tanks.
SECTION 5.2:  Industrial Runoff Requirements 
5.2.1	The registration holder shall not release industrial runoff in a manner that 
may result in the industrial runoff entering any surface water within 500 
metres of the forage drying facility.
5.2.2	At least once per month during the period of March 1 through October 30, 
the registration holder shall visually inspect all areas of release on the 
perimeter of the facility developed area for any potential impacts of 
industrial runoff on the environment, including, but not limited to any 
flooding, erosion, discoloration of vegetation, visible sheen, floating 
material or debris.
5.2.3	After each visual inspection conducted in accordance with 5.2.2, the 
registration holder shall:
(a)	record and describe the location, size and type of impacts  from 
industrial runoff; 
(b)	report any impacts of industrial runoff on the environment to the 
Director immediately upon discovery, including actions that will 
be taken to mitigate the impact; 
(c)	take actions to mitigate the impact; and
(d)	retain the records of perimeter inspections of industrial runoff and 
all actions taken to address any potential impacts.
SECTION 5.3:  Domestic Wastewater Operational Requirements 
5.3.1	The registration holder shall release domestic wastewater generated at the 
facility developed area only to:
(a)	a private sewage disposal system that complies with the Safety 
Codes Act and its regulations, as amended, for treatment and 
release of domestic wastewater;
(b)	a wastewater system that uses a wastewater lagoon that is the 
subject of a valid registration under the Act;
(c)	a holding tank from which all domestic wastewater is transferred 
to a wastewater system that is the subject of a valid approval or 
registration under the Act; or
(d)	a wastewater system that is the subject of a valid approval, or 
registration under the Act or a private sewage disposal system that 
complies with the Safety Codes Act, and its regulations, as 
amended, where the owner(s) of the wastewater system or the 
private sewage disposal system have provided prior written 
consent for the release.
5.3.2	The registration holder shall dispose of sludge produced by domestic 
wastewater management at the forage drying facility only at a facility that is 
the subject of a valid approval or registration under the Act to accept such 
waste.
PART 6:  WASTE MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 6.1:	General Waste Management 
6.1.1	The registration holder shall dispose of all waste generated at the forage 
drying facility, including but not limited to ash from the operation of the 
dryer, only to:
(a)	a waste management facility that is the subject of a valid approval 
or registration under the Act to accept such waste; or
(b)	a waste management facility located outside Alberta, approved by 
a local environmental authority outside of Alberta to accept such 
waste.
SECTION 6.2:	Waste Management Record Keeping and Reporting 
Requirements
6.2.1	The registration holder shall:
(a)	record the following information:
(i)	the volume of each waste disposed of during each month;
(ii)	the method used to dispose of the waste; and
(iii)	the name of the person responsible for conducting the 
disposal; and
(b)	retain a record of the information recorded in accordance with (a).
PART 7:  RECLAMATION REQUIREMENTS
7.1.1	Where the land surface has been disturbed during construction, expansion, 
modifications, or repair of the forage drying facility or any portion of the 
forage drying facility, the registration holder shall reclaim the surface of 
land to equivalent land capability.
7.1.2	No person shall commence reclamation until that person has received 
written authorization from the Director for the reclamation.
7.1.3	Within six months after the forage drying facility permanently ceases 
operation, the registration holder shall submit a reclamation plan to the 
Director.
7.1.4	The reclamation plan shall contain, at a minimum, all of the following 
information:
(a)	proposed plan for domestic wastewater discharge and sludge 
management prior to reclamation;
(b)	a proposal for reclaiming all disturbed land to equivalent land 
capability, or a proposal for reuse of the site;
(c)	the depth of topsoil at any wastewater lagoon prior to construction 
or, in the absence of that pre-construction depth, the depth of 
undisturbed topsoil on property adjacent to the site of any lagoon, 
unless reuse of the site is proposed;
(d)	a description of the status of, and proposed measures to address the 
following matters on the facility developed area:
(i)	the final use of the reclaimed areas;
(ii)	the proposed depth of topsoil to be replaced;
(iii)	the restoration of the original contours of the land;
(iv)	erosion control;
(v)	weed control; and 
(vi)	revegetation; and
(e)	any other information required by the Director in writing.
7.1.5	The registration holder shall conduct reclamation in accordance with the 
reclamation plan, as authorized by the Director in writing.
7.1.6	Within one (1) year from the date of completion of reclamation, the 
registration holder shall submit a final reclamation report to the Director.
7.1.7	The final reclamation report required under 7.1.6 shall contain, at a 
minimum, all of the following information:
(a)	a statement of whether the site has achieved equivalent land 
capability; 
(b)	if the site has not achieved equivalent land capability, an 
explanation of the reason;
(c)	confirmation of whether the topsoil was replaced in accordance 
with the reclamation plan;
(d)	a description of the final land use;
(e)	a description of the land contours of the site;
(f)	a statement of whether the original contours of the site have been 
restored;
(g)	if the original contours of the site have not been restored, an 
explanation of the reason;
(h)	a description of steps taken to control erosion;
(i)	a statement of the degree of success of the erosion control steps 
and further steps that will be taken;
(j)	a list of species used for revegetation; 
(k)	a description of the weed control measures undertaken; and
(l)	any other information required by the Director in writing.
PART 8:  REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Contravention Reporting
8.1.1	In addition to any other reporting required pursuant to this Code of Practice, 
the Act, or the regulations under the Act, the registration holder shall 
immediately report to the Director any contravention of this Code of 
Practice, either:
(a)	by telephone at (780) 422-4505; or
(b)	by a method:
(i)	in compliance with the release reporting provisions in the 
Act and the regulations, or
(ii)	authorized in writing by the Director.
8.1.2	In addition to the immediate report in 8.1.1, the registration holder shall 
provide a report to the Director:
(a)	in writing; or
(b)	by a method:
(i)	in compliance with the release reporting provisions in the 
Act and the regulations, or
(ii)	authorized in writing by the Director
within seven (7) calendar days of the discovery of the 
contravention, or within a time period specified in writing by the 
Director, unless the requirement for the report is waived by the 
Director.
8.1.3	The report required under 8.1.2 shall contain, at a minimum the following 
information:
(a)	a description of the contravention;
(b)	the date of the contravention;
(c)	the duration of the contravention;
(d)	the legal land description of the location of the contravention;
(e)	an explanation as to why the contravention occurred;
(f)	a summary of all preventive measures and actions that were taken 
prior to the contravention;
(g)	a summary of all measures and actions that were taken to mitigate 
any effects of the contravention;
(h)	a summary of all measures that will be taken to address any 
remaining effects and potential effects related to the contravention;
(i)	the number of the registration issued under the Act for the forage 
drying facility, and the name of the person who held the 
registration at the time the contravention occurred;
(j)	the name, address, phone number and responsibilities of all 
persons operating the forage drying facility at the time the 
contravention occurred;
(k)	the name, address, phone number and responsibilities of all 
persons who had charge, management or control of the forage 
drying facility at the time that the contravention occurred;
(l)	a summary of proposed measures that will prevent future 
contraventions, including a schedule of implementation for these 
measures; 
(m)	any information that was maintained or recorded under this Code 
of Practice, as a result of the incident; and
(n)	any other information required by the Director in writing.
PART 9:  RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS
9.1.1	The registration holder shall:
(a)	record the following information:
(i)	all records that are required to be created under this Code 
of Practice;
(ii)	annual records for the following:
(A)	the performance of air pollution abatement 
equipment;
(B)	details of any modifications to the forage drying 
facility operations;
(C)	a summary of the actions taken by the 
registration holder to minimize and reduce 
atmospheric emissions; and
(D)	annual summary of the wood fuelled dryer 
temperature results;
(iii)	a summary of the status and the results of any 
atmospheric emissions reduction reports and studies that 
the registration holder either participated in or conducted 
independently; 
(iv)	total hours of operation of the equipment on a monthly 
basis, including hours of shutdown and start-up;
(v)	a description of all maintenance and repairs to pollution 
abatement equipment, including:
(A)	the date of the maintenance;
(B)	a description of the maintenance conducted;
(C)	the name of person conducting the maintenance; 
and
(D)	the signature of the person conducting the 
maintenance; and
(vi)	all monitoring and measuring results required pursuant to 
this Code of Practice; and 
(b)	keep the records in (a) available at the forage drying facility for 
five (5) years from the date the record is created.
9.1.2	The registration holder shall:
(a)	record the following information:
(i)	applications submitted to Alberta Environment for a 
registration;
(ii)	engineering plans and drawings for the forage drying 
facility, including but not limited to the design 
specification of the abatement equipment technology;
(iii)	project reports;
(iv)	construction documents, record drawings;
(v)	all reports of inspections conducted by Alberta 
Environment;
(vi)	all annual reports;
(vii)	all registrations issued under the Act for the forage drying 
facility;
(viii)	a copy of all written authorizations issued regarding the 
forage drying facility;
(ix)	a copy of the reclamation plan required under 7.1.3 of 
this Code of Practice; and 
(x)	any correspondence sent to Alberta Environment; and
(b)	make the copies of the records in (a) available for the life of the 
forage drying facility.
9.1.3	The results and records in 9.1.1 shall contain, at a minimum, all of the 
following information:
(a)	the date, place and time of sampling or monitoring, whichever the 
case may be, and the name of the person collecting the sample;
(b)	date of analysis;
(c)	laboratory name and person responsible for performing analysis;
(d)	the analytical method used; and
(e)	the results of the analysis.
9.1.4	Upon request, the registration holder shall immediately provide any records, 
reports or data to the Director or an inspector.
PART 10:  CODE OF PRACTICE ADMINISTRATION
10.1.1	This Code of Practice will be reviewed as changes in technological or other 
standards warrant.
SCHEDULE 1
Registration Information
Pursuant to 3.1.1(a) of this Code of Practice, all of the following information shall be 
provided to the Director unless otherwise specified in writing by the Director.
General Information Regarding the Forage Drying Facility
1.	name of person (Company) that will construct, operate, reclaim the forage 
drying facility;
2.	operating name;
3.	mailing address;
4.	phone number;
5.	facsimile number;
6.	email address;
7.	facility name;
8.	legal land description of forage drying facility location;
9.	contact person;
10.	if the forage drying facility previously had an approval under the Act, 
provide the number of the approval;
11.	diagram showing the general layout of the facility including but not limited 
to:
        (a)	stack locations,
        (b)	water discharge locations, and
(c)	groundwater monitoring wells if used;
12.	date of proposed start for any new forage drying facility:
13.	abatement equipment on each source;
14.	design and/or manufacture specification for abatement technology;
15.	emission sources:
(a)	location of stacks,
(b)	air flow rate,
(c)	stack diameters,
(d)	exit air velocity, and
(e)	exit air temperature;
16.	abatement equipment on each source;
17.	design and/or specification for pollution abatement technology;
18.	waste disposal mechanisms;
19.	for a newly installed dryer the results of air quality models conducted in 
accordance with the Alberta Air Quality Model Guidelines (2003), published 
by Alberta Environment, (Publication T/689) as amended;
Dryer
20.	design specifications;
21.	fuel type; and

Domestic Wastewater 
22.	method of domestic wastewater collection, treatment and disposal
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Code of Practice for Sawmill Plants
(made under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 
RSA 2000, c.E-12, as amended and 
Substance Release Regulation (AR 124/93), as amended)
Table of Contents
1.	Definitions 
2.	General Requirements
3.	Registration Application / Administration Requirements
4.	Air Requirements
5.	Wastewater Requirements
6.	Waste Management Requirements
7.	Reclamation Requirements
8.	Reporting Requirements
9.	Record Keeping Requirements
10.	Code of Practice Administration
Schedule 1 	Registration Information 

PART 1:  DEFINITIONS
1.1.1	All definitions in the Act and the regulations under the Act apply except 
where expressly defined in this Code of Practice. 
1.1.2	In this Code of Practice:
(a)	"Act" means the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, 
R.S.A. 2000, c.E-12, as amended;
(b)	"air contaminant" means any solid, liquid, or gas or combination 
of any of them in the atmosphere resulting directly or indirectly 
from activities at a sawmill plant;
(c)	"bottom ash" means the product of wood waste combustion 
collected or retained from the bottom of a wood waste incinerator 
or of a thermal energy system;
(d)	"day" means any consecutive 24-hour sampling period that 
reasonably represents a calendar day;
(e)	"existing sawmill plant" means any sawmill plant that was in 
operation before November 17, 2006;
(f)	"existing sawmill plant with a major expansion" means an 
existing sawmill plant that, on or after November 17, 2006, adds 
new capacity to a production line by some physical modification 
requiring capital investment, but does not include: 
(i)	the addition of a production shift; 
(ii)	adjustments, repairs, replacements or maintenance made 
in the normal course of operations; 
(iii)	changes that do not result in an increase in the release of 
a substance into the environment; or
(iv)	short-term testing or temporary modifications to 
machinery, equipment or processes that do not cause an 
adverse effect;
(g)	"fugitive emissions" means air contaminant emissions to the 
atmosphere originating from a sawmill plant source other than a 
flue or stack but does not include sources which may occur due to 
breaks or ruptures in process equipment;
(h)	"grab" when referring to a sample, means an individual sample 
collected in less than 30 minutes and which is representative of the 
stream sampled;
(i)	"industrial runoff" means surface water resulting from 
precipitation that falls on or traverses the plant developed area;
(j)	"industrial wastewater" means the composite of liquid wastes 
and water-carried wastes, any portion of which results directly 
from an industrial process carried on at a sawmill plant;
(k)	"ISO 17025" means the international standard, developed and 
published by International Organization for Standardization (ISO), 
specifying the management and technical requirements for 
laboratories;
(l)	"local environmental authority" means the Department, in the 
Province of Alberta, or the agency that has the equivalent 
responsibilities for any jurisdiction outside the Province;
(m)	"month" means calendar month;
(n)	"new sawmill plant" means any sawmill plant means for which 
construction commences on or after November 17, 2006;
(o)	"plant developed area" means the areas of the sawmill plant used 
for the storage, processing, or handling of raw material, 
intermediate product, by-product, finished product, process 
chemicals, or waste material;
(p)	"PM" means particulate matter;
(q)	"PM2.5" means particulate matter that is less than 2.5 micrometres 
in diameter;
(r)	"PM10" means particulate matter that is less than 10 micrometres 
in diameter;
(s)	"professional engineer" means a professional member or 
registered professional technologist (engineering) under the 
Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act;
(t)	"regulations" means the regulations  under the Act;
(u)	"sawmill plant" means all buildings, structures, process and 
pollution abatement equipment, planer mills, log yards, wood 
waste incinerators, thermal energy systems and storage facilities 
used in and for the processing of wood, or associated with the 
processing of wood, including the land, other than undeveloped 
land, that is used for the processing of wood, where the sawmill 
plant produces more than 20 million foot board measures of 
lumber annually, and
(i)	is fixed to one location, or
(ii)	is operated at any one location for a total of more than 
365 days in 2 consecutive calendar years;
(v)	"shutdown" means the time after the cutoff of feed;
(w)	"start-up" means the initial introduction of material, or electrical 
or thermal energy, with the simultaneous production of products 
for which the plant was designed;
(x)	"thermal energy system" means a system that is designed to burn 
wood waste and recover the heat of the combustion, where the 
system
(i)	has a rated production output of no more than 10 
megawatts of electricity or its steam equivalent under 
peak load, and
(ii)	uses only wood waste generated at that sawmill plant as 
fuel;
(y)	"this Code of Practice" means the Code of Practice for Sawmill 
Plants, published by the Department, as amended;
(z)	"urban area" means all land within the boundaries of a city, 
town, or village;
(aa)	"week" means any consecutive 7-day period;
(bb)	"wood ash" means the product of wood waste combustion 
collected or retained by a thermal energy system pollution 
abatement equipment;
(cc)	"wood waste" means any discarded non-treated wooden material; 
and
(dd)	"wood waste incinerator" means any unit of the plant designed 
to destroy wood waste by burning in burners, including but not 
limited to beehive burners or silo burners.
PART 2:    GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
2.1.1	Any registration holder who constructs, operates or reclaims a sawmill plant 
must do so in accordance with this Code of Practice.
2.1.2	Any conflict between the application and the terms and conditions of this 
Code of Practice shall be resolved in favour of this Code of Practice.
2.1.3	The terms and conditions of this Code of Practice do not affect or negate any 
other requirements under the Act, the regulations or any other applicable 
legislation.
2.1.4	The terms and conditions of this Code of Practice do not affect any rights or 
obligations created under any other authorization issued by the Department.
2.1.5	The terms and conditions of this Code of Practice are severable.  If any term 
or condition of this Code of Practice or the application of any term or 
condition is held invalid, the application of such term or condition to other 
circumstances and to the remainder of this Code of Practice shall not be 
affected by that invalidity.
2.1.6	If the registration holder monitors for any substances or parameters which 
are the subject of limits in this Code of Practice more frequently than is 
required, using procedures authorized in this Code of Practice, then the 
registration holder shall provide the results of such monitoring as an 
addendum to the next reports required by this Code of Practice.
2.1.7	The registration holder shall immediately notify the Director in writing if 
any of the following events occurs:
(a)	the registration holder is served with a petition into bankruptcy;
(b)	the registration holder files an assignment in bankruptcy or Notice 
of Intent to make a proposal;
(c)	a receiver or receiver-manager is appointed;
(d)	an application for protection from creditors is filed for the benefit 
of the registration holder under any creditor protection legislation; 
or
(e)	any of the assets which are the subject matter of this Code of 
Practice are seized for any reason.
SECTION 2.2:  Analytical Requirements
2.2.1	With respect to any monitoring required pursuant to this Code of Practice, 
the registration holder shall:
(a)	collect;
(b)	preserve;
(c)	store;
(d)	handle; and
(e)	analyze
all samples in accordance with the following unless otherwise authorized in 
writing by the Director:
(i)	for air monitoring: 
(A)	the Alberta Stack Sampling Code REF. 89 
(1995), published by Alberta Environment, as 
amended;
(B)	the Methods Manual for Chemical Analysis of 
Atmospheric Pollutants, AEC V93-M1 (1993), 
published by Alberta Environment, as amended; 
or
(C)	the Air Monitoring Directive (1989), published 
by Alberta Environment, as amended or 
replaced;
(ii)	for water monitoring:
(A)	the Standard Methods for the Examination of 
Water and Wastewater (2005), published by the 
American Public Health Association, the 
American Waterworks Association and the 
Water Environment Federation, as amended; or
(B)	the Methods Manual for Chemical Analysis of 
Water and Wastes (1996), published by the 
Alberta Research Council, as amended.
2.2.2	The registration holder shall analyze all samples that are required to be 
obtained by this Code of Practice in a laboratory accredited pursuant to ISO 
17025 standard, as amended, for the specific parameter(s) to be analyzed, 
unless otherwise authorized in writing by the Director.
2.2.3	The registration holder shall comply with the terms and conditions of any 
written authorization issued by the Director under 2.2.2.
PART 3:    REGISTRATION APPLICATION/ADMINISTRATION 
REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 3.1:  Application for Registration
3.1.1	An application for registration of a proposed new sawmill plant shall contain 
at a minimum, the following information:
(a)	all information set out in Schedule 1; and
(b)	any other information requested by the Director.
SECTION 3.2:  Air Quality Modelling Information
3.2.1	At least three (3) months before the installation of a new thermal energy 
system, the registration holder shall:
(a)	conduct air quality modelling at the sawmill plant that 
(i)	models all anticipated air emission sources at the sawmill 
plant; and
(ii)	is conducted in accordance with the models for 
particulate matter in the Alberta Air Quality Model 
Guidelines (2003), published by Alberta Environment, 
(Publication T/689) as amended; and
(b)	submit to the Director a report containing, at a minimum,
(i)	the results of air quality modelling, and
(ii)	a comparison of the modelling results with the PM 2.5 
ambient air quality limits in the Alberta Ambient Air 
Quality Objectives, published by Alberta Environment, as 
amended.
SECTION 3.3:  Reporting of Changes
3.3.1	In addition to any reporting under this Code of Practice, the Act and the 
regulations, the registration holder shall inform the Director in writing 
within three (3) months after any change to the information submitted to the 
Director in an application respecting the sawmill plant.
3.3.2	The information submitted under 3.3.1 shall include, at a minimum, all of 
the following information:
(a)	a description of the change;
(b)	a description of the change in emissions or releases resulting from 
the change; and
(c)	a description of pollution abatement equipment installed or to be 
installed as a result of the change.
PART 4:    AIR REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 4.1:  General Air Requirements
4.1.1	The registration holder shall not release any effluent streams to the 
atmosphere except as authorized in this Code of Practice.
4.1.2	The registration holder shall release effluent streams to the atmosphere only 
from the following sources, as designated in the application:
(a)	wood waste incinerator;
(b)	drying kiln exhaust(s);
(c)	sawmill dust collection system;
(d)	planer mill dust collection system; 
(e)	log deck;
(f)	the dry fuel silo;
(g)	natural gas fired heaters;
(h)	building ventilation fan exhaust(s); 
(i)	chip handling and conveying system;
(j)	shaving bins;
(k)	fuel pellet system;
(l)	thermal energy system; 
(m)	green fuel bins; and
(n)	any other specific sources identified and designated in the  
application.
4.1.3	The registration holder shall not release fugitive emissions or any substance 
from any source not specified in 4.1.2, that causes or may cause any of the 
following:
(a)	impairment, degradation of alteration of the quality of natural 
resources;
(b)	material discomfort, harm or adverse effect of the well being or 
health of a person; or
(c)	harm to property or to plant or animal life.
4.1.4	The registration holder shall:
(a)	record the following information on a monthly basis, 
(i)	total hours of operation of each piece of process 
equipment;
(ii)	total hours of operation of each piece of pollution 
abatement equipment; and
(iii)	total hours of shutdown and start-up; and
(b)	compile the information in (a) on a monthly basis.
4.1.5	The registration holder shall:
(a)	not operate the process equipment unless and until all the pollution 
abatement equipment associated with the process equipment is:
(i)	fully operational; and
(ii)	operating; and
(b)	for the purposes of (a)(ii), operate all the pollution abatement 
equipment at least 97.5% of the time that the process equipment is 
operating, measured on a monthly basis. 
4.1.6	Each thermal energy system stack shall be equipped with a stack sampling 
port which complies with the Alberta Stack Sampling Code, (1995), 
published by Alberta Environment, as amended.
4.1.7	Within six (6) months after the date this Code of Practice comes into effect 
or within six (6) months after the new sawmill plant commences operation, 
the registration holder shall implement a program with respect to the 
ongoing calibration of the monitoring systems and pollution abatement 
equipment in accordance with the following:
(a)	the Air Monitoring Directive (1989), published by Alberta 
Environment, as amended; and
(b)	this Code of Practice; or
(c)	the manufacturer's instructions.
4.1.8	The registration holder shall calibrate the temperature sensor at the top of 
the wood waste incinerator at least once every three months.
4.1.9	Effective on the date the Code of Practice comes into effect, the registration 
holder shall not construct any new wood waste incinerator, and nothing in 
this Code of Practice affects or negates this prohibition.
4.1.10	The registration holder shall not operate any wood waste incinerator, 
effective on:
(a)	January 1, 2008 in urban areas; and
(b)	January 1, 2015 in rural areas;
and nothing in this Code of Practice affects or negates this prohibition.
4.1.11	The registration holder shall:
(a)	monitor the exhaust gas temperature on a continuous basis at the 
top of the wood waste incinerator, at all times that the wood waste 
incinerator is in operation; and
(b)	continuously record the temperature monitored in (a).
4.1.12	The registration holder shall:
(a)	operate the wood waste incinerator only when the temperature 
sensor at the top of the wood waste incinerator is:
(i)	fully operational; and
(ii)	operating; and
(b)	for the purposes of (a)(ii), operate the temperature sensor at least 
95% of the time that the wood waste incinerator is operating, 
measured on a monthly basis.
4.1.13	The registration holder shall not burn any waste in any open fire except in 
accordance with this Code of Practice.
4.1.14	No log yard debris shall be burned in an open fire unless:
(a)	the debris:
(i)	consists only of logs, log pieces, bark or other wood 
waste from the log yard; and
(ii)	is untreated and uncontaminated by any other substance; 
and
(b)	the burning does not occur in an urban area.
4.1.15	Burning of log yard debris in an open fire shall be conducted in the 
following manner:
(a)	the burning shall not occur on more than:
(i)	three (3) consecutive days; and
(ii)	a total of five (5) days;
in any calendar year;
(b)	the registration holder shall employ a person on-site at the scene of 
the burning who is responsible for monitoring the burning at all 
times when burning is occurring;
(c)	the registration holder shall inform local authorities before the 
burning is to take place;
(d)	the registration holder shall record information regarding the 
burning, and prepare and update a report for the duration of the  
burning; and
(e)	the report in (d) shall contain, at a minimum, all of the following 
information:
(i)	the date of commencement of the burning;
(ii)	the quantity and type of wood waste burned during the 
burning;
(iii)	the action taken to reclaim or clean up the burning 
location;
(iv)	the date the burning was completed;
(v)	the duration of the burning;
(vi)	any incidents where excessive smoke has occurred; and 
(vii)	a record of any complaints regarding the burn and the 
action that was taken to address those complaints.
4.1.16	The registration holder shall comply with shall meet the requirements of 
Section 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 or 4.5 as applicable for each release to the atmosphere 
of effluent streams from any source.
4.1.17	The registration holder shall monitor emissions from each:
(a)	wood waste incinerator; and
(b)	thermal energy system
in accordance with Section 4.6.
SECTION 4.2:  Air Emission Limits for Existing Sawmill Plants
4.2.1	Until December 31, 2007, the registration holder shall comply with 4.2.2 
through 4.2.6 for each existing sawmill plant except an existing sawmill 
plant with a major expansion. 
4.2.2	Each:
(a)	wood waste incinerator;
(b)	thermal energy system;
(c)	drying kiln exhaust; 
(d)	sawmill dust collection system; 
(e)	planer mill dust collection system;
(f)	log deck;
(g)	dry fuel silo;
(h)	natural gas fired heaters;
(i)	building ventilation fan exhaust(s); 
(j)	chip handling and conveying system; 
(k)	shaving bins; 
(l)	fuel pellet system;
(m)	green fuel bins; and
(n)	any other specific sources identified and designated in the  
application.
shall be:
(i)	designed, 
(ii)	operated, and
(iii)	maintained
so that the designed particulate matter release shall not exceed:
(A)	0.20 g PM per kg of effluent in urban areas; or 
(B)	0.60 g PM per kg of effluent in rural areas.
4.2.3	The registration holder shall not exceed any of the following thermal energy 
system particulate matter release limits:
(a)	0.20 g PM per kg of effluent in urban areas; or
(b)	0.60 g PM per kg of effluent in rural areas.
4.2.4	The registration holder shall comply with the minimum temperature of 375o 
C at the top of the wood waste incinerator for at least 90% of the time that 
the wood waste incinerator is in operation each month, unless the following 
requirements have been met:
(a)	the registration holder has provided the following information to 
the Director:
(i)	documentation regarding the integrity and performance 
of the wood waste incinerator; and
(ii)	full documentation tracing the management of all wood 
waste at the sawmill plant; or
(iii)	an audit, performed by a third party, which documents 
the current management of all wood waste at the sawmill 
plant; and
(b)	the Director has authorized in writing that the minimum 
temperature limit of 375o C at the top of the wood waste 
incinerator does not apply on the basis of the wood waste 
management practices that have been implemented at the sawmill 
plant, based on the information submitted under (a).
4.2.5	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed the 
visible emission limit of 40% opacity, averaged over a period of six 
consecutive minutes, for each source.
4.2.6	For the purposes of 4.2.4 and 4.2.5:
(a)	the wood waste incinerator, or thermal energy system or other 
source is not considered to be in operation during start up, and 
after shutdown; and 
(b)	start-up and shutdown periods shall last no more than one hour 
each in duration, and no more than two hours total in any 24-hour 
period.
SECTION 4.3:	Air Emission Limits for Existing Sawmill Plants, Effective 
January 1, 2008
4.3.1	Effective January 1, 2008 until December 31, 2016, the registration holder 
shall comply with 4.3.2 through 4.3.9 for each existing sawmill plant except 
an existing sawmill plant with a major expansion.
4.3.2	Each:
(a)	wood waste incinerator;
(b)	thermal energy system;
(c)	drying kiln exhaust; 
(d)	sawmill dust collection system; 
(e)	planer mill dust collection system;
(f)	log deck;
(g)	dry fuel silo;
(h)	natural gas fired heaters; 
(i)	building ventilation fan exhaust(s); 
(j)	shaving bins; 
(k)	chip handling and conveying system; 
(l)	fuel pellet system;
(m)	green fuel bins; and
(n)	any other specific sources identified and designated in the  
application.
shall be:
(i)	designed,
(ii)	operated, and
(iii)	maintained 
so that the designed particulate matter release shall not exceed 0.20 g PM 
per kg of effluent.
4.3.3	The registration holder shall not exceed the particulate matter release limit 
of 0.20 g PM per kg of effluent for each thermal energy system.
4.3.4	Subject to 4.1.10(b), the registration holder shall not exceed the particulate 
matter release limit of 0.60 g PM per kg of effluent for each wood waste 
incinerator.
4.3.5	Subject to 4.1.10(b), the registration holder shall comply with the minimum 
temperature of 375o C at the top of the wood waste incinerator for at least 
90% of the time that the wood waste incinerator is in operation each month, 
unless the following requirements have been met:
(a)	the registration holder has provided the following information to 
the Director:
(i)	documentation regarding the integrity and performance 
of the wood waste incinerator, and
(ii)	full documentation tracing the management of all wood 
waste at the sawmill plant, or
(iii)	an audit, performed by a third party, which documents 
the current management of all wood waste at the sawmill 
plant; and
(b)	the Director has authorized in writing, based on the information 
submitted under (a), that the minimum temperature limit does not 
apply on the basis of the wood waste management practices that 
have been implemented at the sawmill plant.
4.3.6	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed a 
visible emissions limit of 10% opacity, averaged over a period of six 
consecutive minutes, for each:
(a)	drying kiln exhaust; 
(b)	sawmill dust collection system; 
(c)	planer mill dust collection system;
(d)	log deck;
(e)	dry fuel silo;
(f)	natural gas fired heaters; 
(g)	building ventilation fan exhaust(s); 
(h)	shaving bins; 
(i)	chip handling and conveying system; 
(j)	fuel pellet system;
(k)	green fuel bins; and
(l)	any other specific sources identified and designated in the  
application.
4.3.7	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed a 
visible emissions limit of 20% opacity, averaged over a period of six 
consecutive minutes, for each thermal energy system.
4.3.8	Subject to 4.1.10(b), at all times during operation, the registration holder 
shall not exceed a visible emissions limit of 40% opacity, averaged over a 
period of six consecutive minutes, for each wood waste incinerator located 
in a rural area.
4.3.9	For the purposes of 4.3.5, 4.3.6, 4.3.7 and 4.3.8:
(a)	the wood waste incinerator, or thermal energy system or other 
source is not considered to be in operation during start up, and 
after shutdown; and
(b)	start-up and shutdown periods shall last no more than one hour 
each in duration, and no more than two hours total in any 24-hour 
period.
SECTION 4.4:	Air Emission Limits for Existing Sawmill Plants, Effective 
January 1, 2017
4.4.1	Effective January 1, 2017, the registration holder shall comply with 4.4.2 
through 4.4.6 for each existing sawmill plant except an existing sawmill 
plant with a major expansion.
4.4.2	Each:
(a)	thermal energy system;
(b)	drying kiln exhaust; 
(c)	sawmill dust collection system; 
(d)	planer mill dust collection system;
(e)	log deck;
(f)	dry fuel silo;
(g)	natural gas fired heaters; 
(h)	building ventilation fan exhaust(s); 
(i)	shaving bin(s); 
(j)	chip handling and conveying system; 
(k)	fuel pellet system;
(l)	green fuel bin(s); and
(m)	any other specific sources identified and designated in the  
application;
shall be:
(i)	designed,
(ii)	operated, and
(iii)	maintained
so that the designed particulate matter release shall not exceed 0.20 g PM 
per kg of effluent.
4.4.3	The registration holder shall not exceed a maximum particulate matter 
release limit of 0.09 g PM per kg of effluent for each thermal energy system.
4.4.4	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed a 
visible emissions limit of 10% opacity, averaged over a period of six 
consecutive minutes, for each:
(a)	drying kiln exhaust; 
(b)	sawmill dust collection system; 
(c)	planer mill dust collection system;
(d)	log deck;
(e)	dry fuel silo;
(f)	natural gas fired heater(s); 
(g)	building ventilation fan exhaust(s); 
(h)	shaving bin(s); 
(i)	chip handling and conveying system; 
(j)	fuel pellet system;
(k)	green fuel bin(s); and
(l)	any other specific sources identified and designated in the  
application.
4.4.5	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed a 
visible emissions limit of 20% opacity, averaged over a period of six 
consecutive minutes, for each thermal energy system.
4.4.6	For the purposes of 4.4.4 and 4.4.5:
(a)	a source is not considered to be in operation during start-up and 
after shutdown; and
(b)	start-up and shutdown periods are considered no more than one 
hour each in duration, and not more than two hours total in any 24-
hour period.
SECTION 4.5:	Air Emission Limits for a New Sawmill Plant and an 
Existing Sawmill Plant with a Major Expansion
4.5.1	The registration holder shall comply with 4.5.2 through 4.5.6 for each new 
sawmill plant and each existing sawmill plant with a major expansion.
4.5.2	Releases into the atmosphere from each:
(a)	wood waste incinerator;
(b)	thermal energy system;
(c)	drying kiln exhaust; 
(d)	sawmill dust collection system; 
(e)	planer mill dust collection system;
(f)	log deck;
(g)	dry fuel silo;
(h)	natural gas fired heater(s); 
(i)	building ventilation fan exhaust(s);
(j)	shaving bin(s); 
(k)	chip handling and conveying system; 
(l)	fuel pellet system;
(m)	green fuel bin(s); and
(n)	any other specific sources identified and designated in the  
application;
shall be:
(i)	designed,
(ii)	operated, and
(iii)	maintained
so that the designed particulate matter release shall not exceed 0.09 g PM 
per kg of effluent.
4.5.3	The registration holder shall not exceed a maximum particulate matter 
release limit of 0.09 g PM per kg of effluent, for each thermal energy 
system.
4.5.4	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed a 
visible emissions limit of 10% opacity, averaged over a period of six 
consecutive minutes, for each:
(a)	drying kiln exhaust;
(b)	sawmill dust collection system;
(c)	planer mill dust collection system;
(d)	log deck;
(e)	dry fuel silo;
(f)	natural gas fired heater(s); 
(g)	building ventilation fan exhaust(s); 
(h)	shaving bin(s); 
(i)	chip handling and conveying system; 
(j)	fuel pellet system;
(k)	green fuel bin(s); and
(l)	other specified sources identified and designated in the application.
4.5.5	At all times during operation, the registration holder shall not exceed a 
visible emissions limit of 20% opacity, averaged over a period of six 
consecutive minutes, for each thermal energy system.
4.5.6	For the purposes of 4.5.4 and 4.5.5:
(a)	a source is not considered to be in operation during start-up and 
after shutdown; and
(b)	start-up and shutdown periods are considered no more than one 
hour each in duration, and not more than two hours total in any 24-
hour period.
SECTION 4.6:  Air Monitoring Requirements 
4.6.1	The registration holder shall conduct the monitoring as set out in TABLE 
4.6-A.
TABLE 4.6-A:  Monitoring Requirements
Emission 
source
Parameter
Frequency
Method of 
Monitoring
Sample 
Location
Wood waste 
incinerator
Temperature
Continuous
Thermocouple
Top of 
incinerator
Thermal 
energy system
Particulate 
Matter
Yearly
Manual Stack 
Survey
Stack

4.6.2	The registration holder shall notify the Director in writing, a minimum of 
two weeks prior to any manual stack survey required pursuant to 4.6.1.
4.6.3	The manual stack survey required pursuant to 4.6.1 shall be conducted:
(a)	when the plant is operating at no less than 80% of its capacity; and
(b)	in accordance with the Alberta Stack Sampling Code, (1995) 
published by Alberta Environment, as amended.
PART 5:    WASTEWATER REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 5.1:  Industrial Wastewater 
5.1.1	Subject to 5.1.2, the registration holder shall not release industrial 
wastewater from the sawmill plant to the surrounding watershed.
5.1.2	The registration holder shall manage industrial wastewater consisting only 
of condensate from the kilns, only using one of the following methods:
(a)	store and dispose the condensate off-site to a facility that is the 
subject of a valid approval, registration or as otherwise authorized 
under the Act, or to a facility approved by a local environmental 
authority outside of Alberta, authorizing the disposal of such 
industrial wastewater;
(b)	treat and release the condensate in compliance with release limits 
specified in writing by the Director;
(c)	directly release the condensate in compliance with a soil and 
groundwater monitoring program as authorized by the Director; or
(d)	manage the condensate in accordance with a written authorization 
by the Director.
5.1.3	All aboveground storage tanks containing any process chemicals or 
industrial wastewater, including but not limited to condensate from kilns, 
shall be:
(a)	constructed;
(b)	operated; and
(c)	maintained
in accordance with the Guideline for Secondary Containment for Above 
Ground Storage Tanks (1997), published by Alberta Environment, as 
amended.
5.1.4	The registration holder shall not install any underground storage tanks.
SECTION 5.2:  Industrial Runoff
5.2.1	 The registration holder shall:
(a)	within six (6) months after the date this Code of Practice comes 
into effect, or, in the case of a new sawmill plant, prior to 
commencement of operation, document a Industrial Runoff 
Management Plan for the management and control of industrial 
runoff from wood storage areas;
(b)	maintain the Industrial Runoff Management Plan; and
(c)	annually update the Industrial Runoff Management Plan.
5.2.2	The registration holder shall 
(a)	maintain the Industrial Runoff Management Plan on-site; and 
(b)	make the Industrial Runoff Management Plan available to the 
Director, an inspector, or an investigator upon request.
5.2.3	The registration holder shall not release industrial runoff in a manner that 
may result in the industrial runoff entering any surface water within 500 
metres of the sawmill plant unless otherwise authorized in writing by the 
Director.
5.2.4	Floating solids must not be present in industrial runoff except in trace 
amounts. 
5.2.5	Visible foam must not be present in industrial runoff except in trace 
amounts. 
5.2.6	Oil or other substances must not be present in industrial runoff in amounts 
sufficient to create a visible film or sheen.
5.2.7	At least once per month during the period of March 1 through to October 30, 
the registration holder shall visually inspect all areas of release on the 
perimeter of the plant developed area for any potential impacts of industrial 
runoff on the environment including, but not limited to any flooding, 
erosion, discoloration of vegetation, visible sheen, floating material or 
debris. 
5.2.8	After each visual inspection conducted in accordance with 5.2.7, the 
registration holder shall:
(a)	record and describe the location, size and type of impacts from 
industrial runoff; 
(b)	report any impacts of industrial runoff on the environment to the 
Director immediately upon discovery, including actions that will 
be taken to mitigate the impact;
(c)	take actions to mitigate the impact; and
(d)	retain records of  the perimeter inspection of industrial runoff and 
all actions taken to address any potential impacts.
SECTION 5.3:  Domestic Wastewater Operational Requirements
5.3.1	The registration holder shall release domestic wastewater generated at the 
plant only to:
(a)	a private sewage disposal system that complies with the Safety 
Codes Act and its regulations, as amended, for treatment and 
release of domestic wastewater;
(b)	a wastewater system that uses a wastewater lagoon that is the 
subject of a registration under the Act;
(c)	a holding tank from which all domestic wastewater is transferred 
to a wastewater system that is the subject of an approval or 
registration under the Act; or
(d)	a wastewater system that is the subject of a valid approval, or 
registration under the Act or a private sewage disposal system that 
complies with the Safety Codes Act  and its regulations, where the 
owner(s) of the wastewater system or the private sewage disposal 
system have provided prior written consent for the release.
5.3.2	The registration holder shall dispose of sludge produced by domestic 
wastewater management at the sawmill plant only at a facility that is the 
subject of an approval or registration under the Act to accept such waste.
5.3.3	The registration holder shall:
(a)	construct; and
(b)	operate
each domestic wastewater treatment plant in accordance with the Standards 
and Guidelines for Municipal Waterworks, Wastewater and Storm Drainage 
Systems, 2006, published by Alberta Environment, as amended.
SECTION 5.4:  Domestic Wastewater Monitoring Requirements
Domestic Wastewater
5.4.1	The registration holder shall:
(a)	monitor;
(b)	measure; and
(c)	maintain records of
the release of domestic wastewater from each wastewater lagoon as 
specified in Table 5.4-A.
5.4.2	The registration holder shall not discharge wastewater lagoon contents into 
the environment except between April 1st and November 30th in any 
particular year.
TABLE 5.4-A:  Domestic Wastewater Lagoon Discharge 
Monitoring/Measuring Requirements 
Parameters
Minimum Monitoring 
Frequency
Sampling Location
Sample Type
Total Flow 
(m3/day) 
Daily during discharge
Point at which treated 
wastewater is discharged 
from the wastewater 
lagoon
Estimate
Carbonaceous 
Biochemical 
Oxygen Demand
Once before discharge 
and once during 
discharge, after the first 
day of discharge
Point at which treated 
wastewater is discharged 
from the wastewater 
lagoon
Grab
Total Suspended 
Solids
Once during discharge, 
after the first day of 
discharge
Point at which treated 
wastewater is discharged 
from the wastewater 
lagoon
Grab

Groundwater
5.4.3	In addition to any other monitoring required pursuant to the Act, the 
regulations, or this Code of Practice, the registration holder shall conduct a 
groundwater monitoring program for each wastewater lagoon: 
(a)	where there was a requirement to conduct groundwater monitoring 
in the approval in effect just prior to the application of this Code of 
Practice to the particular wastewater system;
(b)	that is new; or
(c)	that has undergone a structural change that has the potential to 
affect the treatment.
5.4.4	The groundwater monitoring program shall:
(a)	be designed by a professional engineer;
(b)	be conducted in accordance with the design; and
(c)	consist, at a minimum, of the following sampling:
	for:
(i)	a new wastewater lagoon or a lagoon that has undergone 
a structural change that has the potential to affect the 
treatment, obtain one sample from each groundwater 
monitoring well:
(A)	prior to putting the new lagoon into operation; 
and
(B)	within three months after the commencement of 
operation of the wastewater lagoon; and
(C)	annually; and
(ii)	a wastewater lagoon set out in 5.4.3(a), obtain the 
remainder of the samples required to complete the 
monitoring required under subsection 5.4.4(c)(i).
5.4.5	The registration holder shall analyze each sample obtained under the 
groundwater monitoring program for each of the following parameters:
(a)	pH;
(b)	conductivity;
(c)	calcium;
(d)	magnesium;
(e)	total hardness;
(f)	sodium;
(g)	potassium;
(h)	iron;
(i)	total phosphorus;
(j)	nitrate-nitrogen;
(k)	nitrite-nitrogen;
(l)	ammonia-nitrogen;
(m)	chloride;
(n)	fluoride;
(o)	sulphate;
(p)	carbonate;
(q)	bicarbonate;
(r)	total alkalinity;
(s)	total dissolved solids (TDS);
(t)	total Kjeldahl nitrogen (TKN); and
(u)	chemical oxygen demand (COD).
5.4.6	In addition to the groundwater monitoring program required under 5.4.3, the 
registration holder shall take the following measurements at the location of 
each groundwater monitoring well:
(a)	measure the depth to water at each groundwater monitoring well at 
the same time as monitoring is conducted pursuant to 5.4.3; and
(b)	after the first year of operation of the wastewater lagoon, measure 
the depth to water at each groundwater monitoring well:
(i)	immediately before wastewater lagoon discharge;
(ii)	immediately after each wastewater lagoon discharge is 
complete; and
(iii)	approximately one month after the end of each 
wastewater lagoon discharge.
5.4.7	The results of the groundwater monitoring shall be reviewed by a 
professional engineer for the purposes of determining any evidence of 
contamination of groundwater.
5.4.8	The registration holder shall immediately report to the Director any evidence 
of groundwater contamination as determined by the professional engineer 
pursuant to 5.4.7
PART 6:    WASTE MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 6.1:  General Waste Management 
6.1.1	The registration holder shall:
(a)	within six (6) months after this Code of Practice comes into effect, 
or, in the case of a new sawmill plant, prior to  commencement of 
operation, document a Spill Response Plan for the sawmill plant;
(b)	maintain the Spill Response Plan; and
(c)	annually update the Spill Response Plan.
6.1.2	The registration holder shall not dispose of any waste to a wood waste 
incinerator or thermal energy system except:
(a)	non-treated wood waste material generated from the operation of 
the sawmill plant or woodland operations;
(b)	wastes consisting solely of paper;
(c)	materials resulting from the clean-up of spills occurring during the 
operation of the sawmill plant or woodland operations; including 
no more than:
(i)	200 litres in volume of hydraulic and lubricating oils;
(ii)	200 litres in volume of fuel;
(iii)	5 litres in volume of engine oil; or
(iv)	20 litres in volume of antifreeze
per spill.
6.1.3	The registration holder shall not dispose of spilled waste in a wood waste 
incinerator or thermal energy systems in a manner that exceeds the total 
monthly volume limits in 6.1.2(c).
6.1.4	The registration holder shall dispose of waste generated at the sawmill plant 
only to:
(a)	waste management facilities approved or registered under the Act 
to accept such waste; or
(b)	facilities outside Alberta approved by a local environmental 
authority outside of Alberta to accept such waste.
6.1.5	The registration holder shall only:
(a)	land spread bottom ash on the sawmill plant logyard if:
(i)	the bottom ash meets all of the control limits set out in 
6.1.6, as determined according to 6.1.6; and
(ii)	the bottom ash is land spread in a manner that meets 
6.1.8; or
(b)	dispose of bottom ash at  a landfill approved or registered under 
the Act to accept such waste.
6.1.6	The registration holder shall not land spread bottom ash unless the bottom 
ash quality meets all quality limits set out in Table 6.1-A.
TABLE 6.1-A:  Bottom Ash Test Parameters, Methods and Quality Limits
Parameter
Test Method
Maximum Limit in 
mg of parameter/kg 
of bottom ash
Metals:


Arsenic
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6020
17
Barium
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010
750
Boron (Hot Water Soluble)
McKeague 4.61 or 4.62 or 4.63 or 
Carter 12.2
2
Cadmium
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010 or 
6020
1.4
Chromium
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010 or 
6020
64
Cobalt
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010 or 
6020
20
Copper
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010 or 
6020
63
Lead
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010 or 
6020
70
Molybdenum
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010 or 
6020
4
Nickel
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010
50
Selenium
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6020
1
Vanadium
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010
130
Zinc
U.S. EPA 3050 or 3051 and 6010
200
Hydrocarbons:


Benzo(a)pyrene
U.S. EPA 8270
0.069
Naphthalene
U.S. EPA 8270
0.069

6.1.7	The registration holder shall spread bottom ash on the sawmill plant logyard 
only in the following manner: 
(a)	bottom ash shall be applied in lifts of no more than 25 cm;
(b)	bottom ash shall be applied in a manner so that dust does not  blow 
off the sawmill plant; and
(c)	bottom ash shall not be applied within 3 metres of any runoff 
ditches as designated in the Industrial Runoff Management Plan or 
watercourses in the log yard.
6.1.8	The registration holder shall only offer wood ash for use as a liming agent 
for agricultural soils if all the following conditions are met:
(a)	the fuel used to create the wood ash meets the requirements of 
subsections:
(i)	2.2.1, and
(ii)	2.2.2
of the Standards and Guidelines for the Use of Wood Ash as a 
Liming Material for Agricultural Soils, Alberta Environment, 
2002, as amended or replaced from time to time;
(b)	the wood ash meets the requirements of subsection:
(i)	2.3.1, and
(ii)	2.3.2
of the Standards and Guidelines for the Use of Wood Ash as a 
Liming Material for Agricultural Soils, Alberta Environment, 
2002, as amended or replaced from time to time; 
(c)	the registration holder has conducted all monitoring within:
(i)	subsection 2.3.2, and
(ii)	Table 2.1 
of the Standards and Guidelines for the Use of Wood Ash as a 
Liming Material for Agricultural Soils, Alberta Environment, 
2002, as amended or replaced from time to time;
(d)	the wood ash complies with subsection 2.4.1 of the Standards and 
Guidelines for the Use of Wood Ash as a Liming Material for 
Agricultural Soils, Alberta Environment, 2002, as amended or 
replaced from time to time, with the exception of the control limit 
for boron;
(e)	for wood ash that exceeds the control limit for boron as specified 
in subsection 2.4.1 of the Standards and Guidelines for the Use of 
Wood Ash as a Liming Material for Agricultural Soils, Alberta 
Environment, 2002, as amended or replaced from time to time:
(i)	the registration holder has calculated the soil lime 
requirement of the receiving agricultural soil and the ash 
acid neutralizing value;
(ii)	the registration holder has
(A)	measured, and
(B)	recorded
the boron in the receiving soil and ash;
(iii)	the registration holder has
(A)	calculated, and
(B)	recorded
the projected post-application boron concentration in the 
receiving soil; and
(iv)	the projected post-application boron concentration in the 
soil shall not exceed the boron criterion from the Alberta 
Tier I Criteria for Contaminated Soil Assessment and 
Remediation, Alberta Environment, 1994, as amended or 
replaced from time to time,
(f)	the registration holder has complied with all other portions of 
section 2 of the Standards and Guidelines for the Use of Wood Ash 
as a Liming Material for Agricultural Soils, Alberta Environment, 
2002, as amended.
SECTION 6.2:	Waste Management Record Keeping and Reporting 
Requirements
6.2.1	The registration holder shall:
(a)	record; and
(b)	maintain a record of:
(i)	the volume of wood waste disposed of for each month;
(ii)	the method and location used to dispose of the wood 
waste; and 
(iii)	the name of the person responsible for the disposal of the 
wood waste.
6.2.2	The registration holder shall retain records of all chemical analyses results 
for the bottom ash for five (5) years from their creation.
6.2.3	The registration holder shall retain records of the following information:
(a)	the volume and locations, including stockpiles, of bottom ash 
spread in the sawmill plant log yard; and
(b)	the locations and volume of bottom ash disposed of at all approved 
and registered landfills.
6.2.4	The registration holder shall keep records of wood ash use in accordance 
with the requirements of section 2.5 of the Standards and Guidelines for the 
Use of Wood Ash as Liming Materials for Agricultural Soils (2002), 
published by Alberta Environment, as amended.
PART 7:    RECLAMATION REQUIREMENTS
7.1.1	Where the land surface has been disturbed during construction, expansion, 
modification or repair of the sawmill plant or any portion of the sawmill 
plant, the registration holder shall reclaim the surface of land to equivalent 
land capability.
7.1.2	No person shall commence reclamation until that person has received 
written authorization from the Director for the reclamation.
7.1.3	Within six months after the sawmill plant permanently ceases operation, the 
registration holder shall submit a reclamation plan to the Director.
7.1.4	The reclamation plan shall contain, at a minimum, the following 
information:
(a)	proposed plan for wastewater discharge and sludge management 
prior to reclamation;
(b)	a proposal for reclaiming all disturbed land to equivalent land 
capability, or a proposal for reuse of the site;
(c)	the depth of topsoil at the wastewater lagoon prior to construction 
or, in the absence of that pre-construction depth, the depth of 
undisturbed topsoil on property adjacent to the site of the lagoon, 
unless use of the site for industrial or subdivision purposes is 
proposed; 
(d)	a record of the location and quantity of:
(i)	all spills; 
(ii)	bottom ash applied; and
(iii)	bottom ash stockpiles
on the sawmill plant.
(e)	a description of the status of, and proposed measures to address:
(i)	the final use of the reclaimed areas;
(ii)	the proposed depth of topsoil to be replaced;
(iii)	the restoration of the original contours of the land;
(iv)	erosion control;
(v)	weed control; and 
(vi)	revegetation
of the wastewater lagoon site; and
(f)	any other information required by the Director in writing.
7.1.5	The registration holder shall conduct reclamation in accordance with the 
reclamation plan, as authorized by the Director in writing.
7.1.6	Within one (1) year from the date of completion of reclamation, the 
registration holder shall submit a final reclamation report to the Director.
7.1.7	The final reclamation report required under 7.1.6 shall contain, at a 
minimum, the following information:
(a)	a statement of whether the site has achieved equivalent land 
capability; 
(b)	if the site has not achieved equivalent land capability, an 
explanation of the reason;
(c)	confirmation of whether the topsoil was replaced in accordance 
with the reclamation plan;
(d)	a description of the final land use;
(e)	a description of the land contours of the site;
(f)	a statement of whether the original contours of the site have been 
restored;
(g)	if the original contours of the site have not been restored, an 
explanation of the reason;
(h)	a description of steps taken to control erosion;
(i)	a statement of the degree of success of the erosion control steps 
and further steps that will be taken;
(j)	a list of species used for revegetation;
(k)	a description of the weed control measures undertaken; and
(l)	any other information required by the Director in writing.
PART 8:    REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Contravention Reporting
8.1.1	In addition to any other reporting required pursuant to this Code of Practice, 
the Act, or the regulations under the Act, the registration holder shall 
immediately report to the Director any contravention of this Code of 
Practice, either:
(a)	by telephone at (780) 422-4505; or
(b)	by a method:
(i)	in compliance with the release reporting provisions in the 
Act and the regulations; or
(ii)	authorized in writing by the Director.
8.1.2	In addition to the immediate report in 8.1.1, the registration holder shall 
provide a report to the Director:
(a)	in writing; or
(b)	by a method:
(i)	in compliance with the release reporting provisions in the 
Act and the regulations; or
(ii)	authorized in writing by the Director
within seven (7) calendar days of the discovery of the contravention, or 
within a time period specified in writing by the Director, unless the 
requirement for the report is waived by the Director.
8.1.3	The report required under 8.1.2 shall contain, at a minimum, the following 
information:
(a)	a description of the contravention;
(b)	the date of the contravention;
(c)	the duration of the contravention;
(d)	the legal land description of the location of the contravention;
(e)	an explanation as to why the contravention occurred;
(f)	a summary of all preventive measures and actions that were taken 
prior to the contravention;
(g)	a summary of all measures and actions that were taken to mitigate 
any effects of the contravention;
(h)	a summary of all measures that will be taken to address any 
remaining effects and potential effects related to the contravention;
(i)	the number of the registration issued under the Act for the sawmill 
plant, and the name of the person who held the registration at the 
time the contravention occurred;
(j)	the name and address of the person(s) responsible for operating the 
equipment at the time of the spill or the person(s) directly involved 
in the spill;
(k)	the name, address, phone number and responsibilities of all 
persons who had charge, management or control of the sawmill at 
the time that the contravention occurred;
(l)	a summary of proposed measures that will prevent future 
contraventions, including a schedule of implementation for these 
measures;
(m)	any information that was maintained or recorded under this Code 
of Practice, as a result of the incident; and
(n)	any other information required by the Director in writing.
8.1.4	The registration holder shall immediately report to the Director any evidence 
of groundwater contamination resulting from operation of the sawmill plant.
PART 9:   RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS
9.1.1	The registration holder shall:
(a)	record the following information:
(i)	all records that are required to be created under this Code 
of Practice;
(ii)	annual records for the following:
(A)	the performance of air pollution assessment 
equipment;
(B)	details of any modifications to the plant 
operations;
(C)	an annual summary of the wood waste 
incinerator temperature measurements; and
(D)	a summary of the actions taken by the 
registration holder to minimize and reduce 
atmospheric emissions;
(iii)	a summary of the status and the results of any 
atmospheric emissions reduction reports and studies that 
the registration holder either participated in or conducted 
independently;
(iv)	all results of calibration of the temperature sensor; 
(v)	the results of all visual inspections conducted pursuant to 
5.2.7; and
(vi)	total hours of operation of the equipment on a monthly 
basis, including hours of shutdown and startup;
(vii)	description of the quantity and type of all waste 
incinerated, on a monthly basis;
(viii)	description of all maintenance and repairs to pollution 
abatement equipment including:
(A)	the date of the maintenance or repairs;
(B)	description of the maintenance or repairs 
conducted;
(C)	the name of the contractor, company or 
individual conducting the maintenance or 
repairs; and
(D)	the signature of the person conducting the 
maintenance; and
(ix)	all monitoring results required pursuant to this Code of 
Practice; and
(b)	keep the records required in (a) available for five (5) years from 
the date the record is created.
9.1.2	The registration holder shall:
(a)	retain copies of the following records:
(i)	applications submitted to the Department for a 
registration;
(ii)	engineering plans and drawings for the sawmill plant, 
including but not limited to the design specification of 
the pollution abatement equipment technology;
(iii)	engineering plans and drawings for the wastewater 
system;
(iv)	project reports;
(v)	construction documents;
(vi)	record drawings;
(vii)	a copy of all inspection reports issued by the Department 
regarding the sawmill plant;
(viii)	all annual reports;
(ix)	all registrations issued under the Act for the sawmill 
plant;
(x)	a copy of any written authorizations issued regarding the 
sawmill plant;
(xi)	a copy of the reclamation plan required under 7.1.3 of 
this Code of Practice;
(xii)	any correspondence sent to the Department; and
(b)	make the records required under (a) available for the life of the 
sawmill plant.
9.1.3	The results and records in 9.1.1(a)(ix) shall contain, at a minimum, all of the 
following information:
(a)	the date, location and time of monitoring, and the name of the 
person collecting the sample;
(b)	date of analysis;
(c)	laboratory name and person responsible for performing analysis;
(d)	the analytical method used; and
(e)	the results of the analysis.
9.1.4	Upon request, the registration holder shall immediately provide any records, 
reports or data regarding the sawmill plant to the Director or an inspector.
PART 10:    CODE OF PRACTICE ADMINISTRATION
10.1.1	This Code of Practice will be reviewed as changes in technological or other 
standards warrant.
SCHEDULE 1
Registration Information
Pursuant to 3.1.1(a) of this Code of Practice, all of the following information shall be 
provided to the Director, unless otherwise specified in writing by the Director. 
General Information Regarding the Sawmill Plant
1.	name of person (company) that will construct, operate or reclaim the 
sawmill plant;
2.	operating name;
3.	mailing address;
4.	phone number;
5.	facsimile number;
6.	email address;
7.	legal land description;
8.	contact person;
9.	annual actual or anticipated production of the sawmill plant; 
10.	diagram showing the general layout of the facility, including but not limited 
to actual or proposed:
(a)	stack locations,
(b)	log yards,
(c)	wastewater discharge locations, and
(d)	locations of any groundwater monitoring wells;
11.	date of proposed start for any new sawmill plant;
Sawmill and Planermill 
12.	description of emission sources, including, but not limited to:
(a)	location of stacks and vents,
(b)	air flow rates,
(c)	stack diameters, and
(d)	exit air velocity;
13.	abatement equipment on each source;
14.	design specifications and manufacturer specifications for abatement 
technology;
Thermal Energy System
15.	emission sources, including, but not limited to:
(a)	location of stacks and vents,
(b)	air flow rate,
(c)	stack diameters,
(d)	exit air velocity, and
(e)	exit air temperature;
16.	abatement equipment on each source;
17.	design specifications and manufacturer specifications for abatement 
technology;
18.	wood ash disposal mechanisms;
19.	for newly installed thermal energy systems, the results of air quality models, 
conducted in accordance with the Alberta Air Quality Model Guidelines 
(2003), published by Alberta Environment, (Publication T/689) as amended;
Drying Kiln
20.	kiln capacity;
21.	design specifications;
22.	heating medium (air, oil, etc.); and
23.	heat source;
Domestic Wastewater
24.	method of domestic wastewater handling; 
25.	engineering design drawings and specifications for the wastewater system if 
a wastewater lagoon is used; and
26.	number and locations of groundwater monitoring wells utilized for 
wastewater lagoon(s);
Industrial Runoff
27.	Industrial Runoff Management Plan for the management and control of 
industrial runoff from wood storage areas (e.g. logs, chips, bark, sawdust, 
hogfuel), which shall include a consideration of the approaches set out in 
Section 8 of the Assessment of Log Yard Runoff in Alberta, (2002), 
published by Alberta Environment, as amended; and
Groundwater Monitoring
28.	proposed groundwater monitoring program, designed by a professional 
engineer.
Government Services
Vital Statistics
Notice of Change of Personal Name
(Change of Name Act)
All Notice of Change of Personal Names for 2006 can be viewed in print versions of the
Alberta Gazette or on QP Source Professional.



All Notice of Change of Personal Names for 2006 can be viewed in print versions of the
Alberta Gazette or on QP Source Professional.



All Notice of Change of Personal Names for 2006 can be viewed in print versions of the
Alberta Gazette or on QP Source Professional.



All Notice of Change of Personal Names for 2006 can be viewed in print versions of the
Alberta Gazette or on QP Source Professional.



All Notice of Change of Personal Names for 2006 can be viewed in print versions of the
Alberta Gazette or on QP Source Professional.



All Notice of Change of Personal Names for 2006 can be viewed in print versions of the
Alberta Gazette or on QP Source Professional.

Health and Wellness
Hosting Expenses Exceeding $600.00 
For the period April 1, 2006 to June 30, 2006
Function: Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces luncheon 
Date: April 7, 2006 
Amount: $1,401.85 
Location: Edmonton, Alberta 
Purpose: To celebrate the winners of the Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces.
Function: MLA Briefing with Aon Consulting Inc. 
Date: April 28, 2006 
Amount: $751.94 
Location: Edmonton, Alberta 
Purpose: To provide lunch for the MLAs for briefing which was done over the lunch 
hour.


Function: 2006 Health Regions Roundtable on Capital Planning 
Date: April 26, 2006 
Amount: $881.50 
Location: Edmonton, Alberta 
Purpose: Meet annually to discuss capital planning.
Function: Health Quality Council of Alberta Disclosure Training 
Date: April 5, 2006 
Amount: $2,441.74 
Location: Edmonton, Alberta 
Purpose: An evening session on disclosure training.
Function: Health Quality Council of Alberta Train the Trainer 
Date: May 16 - 18, 2006 
Amount: $1,600.84 
Location: Edmonton, Alberta 
Purpose: Disclosure Train the Trainer
Function: Continued work relating to the Alberta Health Technologies Decision 
Process Meeting of the Alberta Advisory Committee on Health Technologies 
Date: May 2, 2006 
Amount: $902.18 
Location: Calgary, Alberta 
Purpose: Committee meeting.
Function: Health Quality Council of Alberta Train the Trainer 
Date: May 1 - 3, 2006 
Amount: $2,751.66 
Location: Calgary, Alberta 
Purpose: Disclosure Train the Trainer
Function: National Health Lines Symposium hosted by the multi-jurisdictional health 
Lines Steering Committee 
Date: April 27 & 28, 2006 
Amount: $13,518.78 
Location: Victoria, B.C. 
Purpose: Meeting with the western provinces and territories to develop a long-term 
vision of strengthened infrastructure to support and further develop health lines across 
Canada.
Function: Continuing Care Systems Project 
Date: May 3 7 31, 2006 
Amount: $2,262.17 
Location: Nisku, Alberta 
Purpose: Provincial Implementation Work Group Meeting.
Function: Health Quality Council of Alberta Learning Lesson 1 
Date: March 27 & 28, 2006 
Amount: $9,314.14 
Location: Calgary, Alberta 
Purpose: Medical Reconciliation and Surgical Site Infection Collaboratives Learning 
Lesson 1.
International and Intergovernmental Relations
Hosting Expenses Exceeding $600.00 
For the period April 1, 2006 to June 30, 2006
Function/Purpose: Luncheon for Bavarian Minister of State and European Affairs 
Date: April 12, 2006 
Amount: $1,136.55 
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Legislative Assembly
Appointment of First Board of Directors
(Alberta Association of Former MLAs Act)
Fred Bradley, MLA Pincher Creek-Crowsnest (PC) 1975 to 1993
Walter Alexander Buck, MLA Clover Bar (SC) 1967 to 1989
Ed Gibbons, MLA Edmonton-Manning (L) 1997 to 2001
Karen Leibovici, MLA Edmonton-Meadowlark (L) 1993 to 2001
Ian McClelland, MLA Edmonton-Rutherford (PC) 2001 to 2004
Don Tannas, MLA Highwood (PC) 1989 to 2004
Julius Yankowsky, MLA Edmonton-Beverly-Belmont (L) and (PC) and  
MLA Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview (PC) 1993 to 2004
Safety Codes Council
Agency Accreditation
(Safety Codes Act)
Pursuant to Section 30 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
Electrical Safety Authority 
Accreditation Organization ID A000805 
Order of Accreditation No. 376803
Having satisfied the terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized 
to provide services under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for Electrical.
Accredited Date:  August 17, 2006.  Issued Date: August 17, 2006.
______________
Agency Accreditation
Pursuant to Section 30 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
ABC Inspection Services and Permitting Ltd. 
Accreditation Organization ID A000809 
Order of Accreditation No. 416629
Having satisfied the terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized 
to provide services under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for Building.  
All parts of the Alberta Building Code.
Accredited Date: August 22, 2006.  Issued Date: August 22, 2006.
______________
Agency Accreditation
Pursuant to Section 30 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
ABC Inspection Services and Permitting Ltd. 
Accreditation Organization ID A000809 
Order of Accreditation No. 416636
Having satisfied the terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized 
to provide services under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for Electrical.
Accredited Date: August 22, 2006.  Issued Date: August 22, 2006.
______________
Agency Accreditation
Pursuant to Section 30 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
ABC Inspection Services and Permitting Ltd. 
Accreditation Organization ID A000809 
Order of Accreditation No. 416643
Having satisfied the terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized 
to provide services under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for Gas.  All 
parts of the Canadian Gas Association, Propane and Natural Gas Codes, Alberta 
Amendments and Regulations excluding Propane and Natural Gas Highway and 
Vehicle Conversions..
Accredited Date: August 22, 2006.  Issued Date: August 22, 2006.
______________
Agency Accreditation
Pursuant to Section 30 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
ABC Inspection Services and Permitting Ltd. 
Accreditation Organization ID A000809 
Order of Accreditation No. 416656
Having satisfied the terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized 
to provide services under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for 
Plumbing.  All parts of the Canadian Plumbing Code, Alberta Amendments and 
Regulations, including Private Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems.
Accredited Date: August 22, 2006.  Issued Date: August 22, 2006.
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Corporate Accreditation - Amendment
Pursuant to Section 28 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
Ineos Canada Partnership
Accredited Organization ID C000800 
Order of Accreditation No. 343921
Due to the name change of Innovene Canada Partnership and having satisfied the 
terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized to provide services 
under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for Electrical.
Accredited Date: December 15, 2005.  Issued Date: August 17, 2006.
______________
Corporate Accreditation - Amendment
Pursuant to Section 28 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
Ineos Canada Partnership
Accredited Organization ID C000800 
Order of Accreditation No. 343914
Due to the name change of Innovene Canada Partnership and having satisfied the 
terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized to provide services 
under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for Fire.  All parts of the Alberta 
Fire Code, including Investigations.
Accredited Date: December 15, 2005.  Issued Date: August 17, 2006.
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Corporate Accreditation - Cancellation
Pursuant to Section 28(4) of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
The Westaim Corporation
Accredited Organization ID C000104
The accreditation issued February 03, 1996 to administer the Safety Codes Act under 
the Order No. O00000706 in the discipline of Electrical, the corporation is to cease 
administration under the Safety Codes Act within its jurisdiction under this 
accreditation.
Date: August 22, 2006.
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Municipal Accreditation - Amendment
Pursuant to Section 26 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
Village of Thorsby
Accredited Organization ID M000372 
Order of Accreditation No. O00000539
Having satisfied the terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized 
to provide services under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for Fire.  All 
parts of the Alberta Fire Code, including Investigations excluding part 4 requirements 
for Tank Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids, excluding any or all things, 
processes or activities owned by or under the care and control of corporations 
accredited by the Safety Codes Council.
Accredited Date: December 18, 1995.  Issued Date: August 22, 2006.
______________
Joint Municipal Accreditation - Amendment
Pursuant to Section 26 of the Safety Codes Act it is hereby ordered that 
Brazeau County 
Town of Drayton Valley
Accredited Organization ID J000123 
Order of Accreditation No. O00000416
Having satisfied the terms and conditions of the Safety Codes Council are authorized 
to provide services under the Safety Codes Act within their jurisdiction for Fire.  All 
parts of the Alberta Fire Code, including Investigations excluding part 4 requirements 
for Tank Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids, excluding any or all things, 
processes or activities owned by or under the care and control of corporations 
accredited by the Safety Codes Council.
Accredited Date: December 7, 1995.  Issued Date: August 22, 2006.

ADVERTISEMENTS
Notice of Certificate of Intent to Dissolve
(Business Corporations Act)
Notice is hereby given that a Certificate of Intent to Dissolve was issued to Eagle Eye 
Professional Video Analysis Ltd. on August 23, 2006.
Dated at Calgary, Alberta, August 23, 2006.
James W. Dunphy, Solicitor.
Public Sale of Land
(Municipal Government Act)
City of Lethbridge
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
the City of Lethbridge will offer for sale, by public auction, in the Magrath Room 
(Room 135) on the main floor of City Hall, 910 - 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, 
Alberta, on Friday, November 24, 2006, at 11:00 a.m., the following lands:
Plan
Block
Lot
1194C

6 & S 18 Ft of 7
2786HH
4
9
6581HV
14
34
7510445
14
8
7610543
14
108
7910001
8
15
8111265
3
14
7710705
31
55
406R
147
26 / 27
406R
169
29 / 30
406R
147
3
3788BD
12
S 1/2 of 1 / 4
625C
A
9 & E 1/2 of 8
406R
147
W 45 Ft of 28 / 32
406R
147
E 45 Ft of W 90 Ft of 28 / 32
406R
147
Pt of 28 / 32 E of W 90 Ft
406R
158
E 64 Ft of 24 / 26 Ex N 3 Ft of W 14 Ft of E 64 Ft of 26
4941AE

E 1/2 of 5 & W 1/2 of 6
7712JK
3
15
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
The City of Lethbridge may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel 
of land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Lethbridge, Alberta, August 21, 2006.
Allan Hodge, Assessment and Taxation Manager.
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Brazeau County
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
Brazeau County will offer for sale, by public auction, at the County Office, 5516 
Industrial Road, Drayton Valley, Alberta, on Thursday, November 23, 2006, at 10:00 
a.m., the following lands:
Lot
Block
Plan
C. of T.
Location
3
1
199 KS
042560007
.4 acres
9 & 10
12
3504 KS
032172470
Lodgepole
1
1
912 2519
012015102
8.92 acres
2
1
942 3297
942324102
11.49 acres

Legal Land Description
C. of T.
Approx. Acres
SE 19-47-5-W5M
782019645
162
NE 20-47-5-W5M
792028618
161
SW 20-47-5-W5M
782019645A
161
NW 20-50-7-W5M
191S272
10
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
Brazeau County may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of land 
not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash or certified cheque.  Parcel will be sold "AS IS".
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Drayton Valley, Alberta, August 29, 2006.
Ken Porter, Municipal Manager.
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Flagstaff County
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
Flagstaff County will offer for sale, by public auction, in the Flagstaff County Office, 
4902 - 50 Street, Sedgewick, Alberta, on Wednesday, November 8, 2006, at 11:00 
a.m., the following lands:
Legal Land Description
Acres
Certificate of Title
PT 08-42-13-W4M
4.53
942059894
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
Flagstaff County may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of 
land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash.
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Sedgewick, Alberta, August 31, 2006.
S. Armstrong, Chief Administrative Officer.
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County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 will offer for sale, by public auction, in the 
County Administration Building, 10001 - 84 Avenue, Clairmont, Alberta, on Friday, 
November 17, 2006, at 2:00 p.m., the following lands:
Lot
Block
Plan
Quarter Section
C. of T.
1
1
4486KS
SE 16-74-8-W6
982170201

1
4486KS
SE 16-74-8-W6
982170201
3

8353ET
NW 7-74-9-W6
992116209
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
The land is being offered for sale on an "as is, where is" basis, and the County of 
Grande Prairie No. 1 makes no representation and gives no warranty whatsoever as to 
the adequacy of services, soil conditions, land use districting, building and 
development conditions, absence or presence of environmental contamination, or the 
developability of the subject land for any intended use by the Purchaser.  No bid will 
be accepted where the bidder attempts to attach conditions precedent to the sale of 
any parcel.  No terms and conditions of sale will be considered other than those 
specified by the County of Grande Prairie No. 1.  No further information is available 
at the auction regarding the lands to be sold.
Terms: 10% deposit and balance within 30 days of the Public Auction.  G.S.T. will 
apply on lands sold at the public auction.
The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 may, after the public auction, become the owner 
of any parcel of land not sold at the public auction.
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Clairmont, Alberta, August 17, 2006.
Bill Rogan, County Administrator.
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County of Lethbridge
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
the County of Lethbridge will offer for sale, by public auction, in the County Office, 
#100, 905 - 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Friday, November 17, 2006, 
at 9:00 a.m., the following lands:
Title
Linc
Plan
Block
Lot
M.RG.TWP.SC.PS
Acres
001237992
0026749747
9611384
1

4.21.009.13.SE
5.50
771035812
0018886333
6354JK
16
1
4.21.010.30.NW

011105378
0017290289
7711369
1
22
4.21.010.30.NW

001211259
0013508826



4.21.012.02.NW
158.97
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
The County of Lethbridge may, after the public auction, become the owner of any 
parcel of land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Lethbridge, Alberta, August 28, 2006.
Robyn Singleton, County Manager.
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County of Newell No. 4
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
the County of Newell No. 4 will offer for sale, by public auction, in the Office of the 
County Administrator, Brooks, Alberta, on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, at 2:00 
p.m., the following lands:
Lot Block Plan
Legal Description
Acres
C. of T.
Parcel "C", Plan 1380EU
NW 13-20-13-W4M
1.00
801 000 591
Parcel "A", Plan 344FD
NW 11-15-15-W4M
12.14
991 112 465
Lot 1, Block 7, Plan 1217BA
NE 13-20-13-W4M

041 192 110
Lot 3, Block 7, Plan 1217BA
NE 13-20-13-W4M

961 009 380 002
Lots 4-5, Block 7, Plan 1217BA
NE 13-20-13-W4M

961 009 830 002
Lot 4, Block 3, Plan 2123FB
SE 06-15-13-W4M

021 077 993
Block "X", Plan 6336AF
NE 24-17-13-W4M
0.30
951 110 687
Block "X", Plan 6336AF
NE 24-17-13-W4M
1.01
951 110 689
Lot 9, Block 1, Plan 8210258
SE 06-15-13-W4M

981 132 324
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
The County of Newell No. 4 may, after the public auction, become the owner of any 
parcel of land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Brooks, Alberta, August 25, 2006.
A. Martens, County Administrator.
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Smoky Lake County
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
Smoky Lake County will offer for sale, by public auction, in the County 
Administration Building, 4612 McDougal Drive, Smoky Lake, Alberta, on Friday, 
October 27, 2006, at 1:30 p.m., the following lands:

Lot
Block
Plan
Acres
C. of T.
SW 10-58-15-W4




822 198 439
NE 13-59-17-W4



130.10
892 253 079
SW 24-59-17-W4



160.00
882 037 283
Hamlet of Bellis
3,4
4
1039CL

032 193 333
Hamlet of Bellis
16,17
1
1039CL

862 184 196
Bonnie Lake Resort
4
2
7921626

852 214 478
Bonnie Lake Resort
15
4
8322040

982 292 150
Hamlet of Spedden
A

7722805

022 081 478
Hamlet of Spedden
18
1
1955CL

012 255 555
Hamlet of Warspite
11,12
4
314HW

972 313 902
Hamlet of Warspite
9
1
716CL

912 059 308
Wayetenau Lake 
Subdivision
8
2
7822612
3.34
002 233 394
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
These properties are being offered for sale on an "as is, where is" basis, and Smoky 
Lake County makes no representation and gives no warranty whatsoever as to the 
adequacy of services, soil conditions, land use districting, building and development 
conditions, absence or presence of environmental contamination, or the developability 
of the subject property for any intended use by the Purchaser.
No bid will be accepted where the bidder attempts to attach conditions precedent to 
the sale of any parcel.  No terms or conditions will be considered other than those 
specified by Smoky Lake County.  No further information is available at the auction 
regarding the lands to be sold.
Smoky Lake County may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of 
land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash.  G.S.T. will apply on lands sold at the Public Auction.
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Smoky Lake, Alberta, August 25, 2006.
Cary Smigerowsky, Chief Administrative Officer.
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Sturgeon County
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
Sturgeon County will offer for sale, by public auction, in the Council Chambers, 
Morinville, Alberta, on Friday, November 3, 2006, at 10:00 a.m., the following lands:
Land Description
Acres
SW 26-55-23-W4M
99.76 
Fort Saskatchewan Settlement River Lot 30
.87

Lot
Block
Plan
Acres
2
1
9422382
.60
1

9922078
4.99
18
2
7621623
1.09
3
1
7821510
.22
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
Sturgeon County may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of 
land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Morinville, Alberta, August 28, 2006.
Case Van Herk, Director, Corporate Services.
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Town of Athabasca
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
the Town of Athabasca will offer for sale, by public auction, in the Town 
Administration Building, 4705 - 49 Avenue, Athabasca, Alberta, on Tuesday, 
November 21, 2006, at 2:00 p.m., the following lands:
Lot
Block
Plan
20
43
3309AN
10
2
64AJ
N 4, 5
40
7241AH
6
40
7241AH
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
The Town of Athabasca may, after the public auction, become the owner of any 
parcel of land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Athabasca, Alberta, August 29, 2006.
Melody Wolansky, Director of Finance & Administration.
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Town of Bonnyville
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
the Town of Bonnyville will offer for sale, by public auction, in the Bonnyville 
Municipal Office, 4917 - 49 Avenue, Bonnyville, Alberta, on Wednesday, 
November 1, 2006, at 2:00 p.m., the following lands:
Lot
Block
Plan
Title Number
9
9
1672RS
032243714
8
12
3496HW
982031948
38
5
5170TR
892087102
Unit 3

8722621
042021082
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
The Town of Bonnyville may, after the public auction, become the owner of any 
parcel of land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: Cash/Certified Cheque/.Money Order, 10% down payment and the balance to 
be paid within 30 days.  Reserving thereout all mines and minerals.
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Bonnyville, Alberta, August 22, 2006.
Mike Power, C.A.O.
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Village of Alix
Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, 
the Village of Alix will offer for sale, by public auction, at the Village of Alix office, 
4849 - 50 Street, Alix, Alberta, on Wednesday, November 15, 2006, at 10:00 a.m., 
the following lands:
Lot
Block
Plan
C. of T.
13 & 14
2
RN30
022 045 280
7 & 8
B
7005AE
022 471 157
3
24
6151RS
942 069 948
31
24
5257TR
752 180 458
22
21
2441AI
022 391 734
Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and 
conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.
The properties are being offered for sale on an "as is, where is" basis and the Village 
of Alix makes no representation and gives no warranty whatsoever as to the buildings 
or land conditions.
The Village of Alix may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of 
land not sold at the public auction.
Terms: 10% deposit and the balance within 30 days of date of public auction.  G.S.T. 
will apply on land sold at the public auction.
Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time 
prior to the sale.
Dated at Alix, Alberta, August 24, 2006.
Eric Jerrard, Acting Administrator.
Notice of Court Ordered Bar Date
(Winding-up and Restructuring Act,  
R.S.C., 1985, c.W-11 (as amended))
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF A JUDGMENT FIXING A BAR DATE 
TO FILE ALL CLAIMS AGAINST KANSA GENERAL INTERNATIONAL 
INSURANCE COMPANY LTD., FORMERLY KANSA GENERAL 
INSURANCE COMPANY, (HEREINAFTER " KANSA ") IN WINDING-UP IN 
CANADA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that by judgment rendered on August 31, 2006 in the file 
of the Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal, bearing number 500-05-
002760-955, the Honourable Mr. Justice Jean-Yves Lalonde, J.S.C., fixed 
December 22, 2006 as the bar date to send in by registered mail all claims against Kansa in 
Canada to:
Mr. Ferdinand Alfieri 
in his capacity as liquidator of 
Kansa General International Insurance Company Ltd. in Canada 
630 Ren‚-L‚vesque Blvd. West 
Suite 2875 
Montreal, Quebec  H3B 1S6
the whole in conformity with Section 71 of the Winding-up and Restructuring Act, R.S.C., 
1985, c. W-11 (as amended). This section stipulates that:
"71. (1) When the business of a company is being wound up under this Act, all debts and 
all other claims against the company in existence at the commencement of the winding-up, 
certain or contingent, matured or not, and liquidated or unliquidated, are admissible to 
proof against the company and, subject to subsection (2), the amount of any claim 
admissible to proof is the unpaid debt or other liability of the company outstanding or 
accrued at the commencement of the winding-up.
(2) In case of any claim subject to any contingency or for unliquidated damages or which 
for any other reason does not bear a certain value, the court shall determine the value of 
the claim and the amount for which it shall rank."
The Court also ordered that any person who has not received a notice from the liquidator 
of Kansa in Canada in virtue of Section 75 of the Winding-up and Restructuring Act and 
who alleges to have any claim whatsoever against Kansa in Canada must file at the office 
of the said liquidator, at the latest by December 22, 2006, a proof of claim, supported by 
affidavit, providing all the particulars and relevant documents concerning such claim.
An integral copy of the aforementioned judgment can be obtained in the record of the 
Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal.
Please note that are only admissible to proof against Kansa the claims that existed at the 
commencement of the winding-up of Kansa in Canada, that is on March 3, 1995.
	Montreal, September 7, 2006
FERDINAND ALFIERI, 
in his capacity as liquidator of Kansa in Canada







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