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In 2011, a multi-media Certificate of Approval (#7306-8FDKNX) for waste, air, noise, and storm water was issued by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks  (MECP) for the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC). The MECP now refers to Certificates of Approval as Environmental Compliance Approvals or ECAs.

Environmental Compliance Approval Amendment

Durham York Energy Centre Emergency Environmental Compliance Approval Amendment (April 22, 2020)

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased residential waste generation in Durham Region and York Region (the Regions) and other Ontario municipalities. In response to these events, the Regions submitted a request for an emergency ECA amendment on March 20, 2020 to increase the maximum annual waste processing rate at the DYEC from 140,000 tonnes to 160,000 tonnes for the 2020 calendar year. In addition, the Regions requested permission to enact other contingency measures such as increased material storage limits and shipping and receiving hours should they be required.

Environmental Compliance Approval Amendment (March 14, 2016)

Environmental Compliance Approval Amendment (February 24, 2016)

Environmental Compliance Approval Amendment (October 24, 2014)

The reasons for this amendment to the Approval are to approve the following:

to approve the proposed Bottom Ash Lime Conditioning System to correct the typographical errors in the Notice of Amendment dated August 12, 2014 to clarify the intent of the Residual Waste equipment cleaning condition and to allow different bottom ash storage conditions during testing.

Environmental Compliance Approval Amendment (August 12, 2014)

The reasons for this amendment to the Approval are to approve the following:

Ash Sampling and Testing Protocol as required Condition 7(7)(a) Spill Contingency & Emergency Response Plan as required Condition 11(3) Noise Monitoring and Reporting Plan as required Condition 7(5)(a) Protocol for the Measurement of Combustion Temperature and the Development of Time and Temperature Correlations.

Environmental Compliance Approvals (ECA)

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