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Appendix E: Effluent Quality Data for Mines in 2013 (Part 2)

Summary Review of Performance of Metal Mines
Subject to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations

Rabbit Lake Opearation
Raglan (Mine) - DIR-HSA
Raglan (Mine) - DIR-SPOON
Raglan (Mine) - DIR-UT
Raglan (Mine) - DIR-Z3
Red Lake Mine - G1
Red Lake Mine - G2
Red Lake Mine - Shaft 3 Mine Water Settling Pond
Redstone Mine - RSD-2
Redstone Mine - Mixing Structure Discharge
Rice Lake Gold Mine

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRabbit Lake Operation
Operator NameCameco Corporation
Product(s)Uranium
Address2121-11th Street West, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M 1J3
Effluent Discharge PointStation 2.3.3
Rabbit Lake Operation - Station 2.3.3
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 0.00670.00740.00720.00640.00410.00390.00300.00260.00520.00710.00480.0077
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00320.00590.00550.00530.00370.00300.00310.00210.00290.00620.00720.0066
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00010.00010.00010.00010.00020.00010.00010.00010.00010.00020.00020.0003
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00420.00420.00660.00630.00760.00510.00430.00470.01230.03380.02630.0526
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.00120.00110.00090.00090.00180.00140.00160.00130.00110.00130.00120.0016
TSS (mg/L)15 1.002.252.252.403.130.881.201.131.001.381.752.60
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.00250.00740.00550.00850.00580.00440.00530.00340.00860.00740.00440.0136
pH low ≥6.07.17.27.27.16.96.47.06.97.07.17.07.2
pH high ≤9.57.57.37.57.67.57.27.47.37.47.77.57.3
Flow (m3/month) ____231,516217,501230,074331,934435,267447,600460,058416,104395,678388,715357,251340,657
Rainbow Trout Pass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRaglan (Mine)
Operator NameXstrata Canada Corporation / Glencore Canada Corporation
Product(s)Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum-Palladium
Address120 Avenue de l'Aéroport, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9Y 0G1
Effluent Discharge PointDIR-HSA
Raglan (Mine) - DIR-HSA
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: As of July 30, 2013, the ownership of Raglan Mine was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRaglan (Mine)
Operator NameXstrata Canada Corporation / Glencore Canada Corporation
Product(s)Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum-Palladium
Address120 Avenue de l'Aéroport, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9Y 0G1
Effluent Discharge PointDIR-SPOON
Raglan (Mine) - DIR-SPOON
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: As of July 30, 2013, the ownership of Raglan Mine was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDND0.00070.0003NDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDND0.00820.0044NDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNMRNMRNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDND0.00020.0015NDNDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDND0.21760.1018NDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDND0.01050.0005NDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDND0.750.83NDNDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDND0.0020NMRNDNDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDND7.06.2NDNDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDND7.17.0NDNDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDND109,525153,051NDNDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDND11NDNDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDND11NDNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRaglan (Mine)
Operator NameXstrata Canada Corporation / Glencore Canada Corporation
Product(s)Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum-Palladium
Address120 Avenue de l'Aéroport, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9Y 0G1
Effluent Discharge PointDIR-UT
Raglan (Mine) - DIR-UT
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: As of July 30, 2013, the ownership of Raglan Mine was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.00460.00290.00590.00500.00430.0018ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDND0.00080.00150.00270.00100.00100.0011ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDND0.00020.00120.00130.00030.00070.0002ND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.14960.42990.31930.20450.13850.0784ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.00090.00100.00090.00160.00190.0025ND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDND2.12501.00002.12501.60002.00004.5000ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDND0.00100.0010NMRNMR0.00500.0010ND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDND7.76.57.78.38.28.7ND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDND8.38.58.18.88.78.8ND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDND53,60497,309101,092102,330125,79040,251ND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDND111111ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDND1--111ND
Monitoring TestFail------11----
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRaglan (Mine)
Operator NameXstrata Canada Corporation / Glencore Canada Corporation
Product(s)Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum-Palladium
Address120 Avenue de l'Aéroport, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9Y 0G1
Effluent Discharge PointDIR-Z3
Raglan (Mine) - DIR-Z3
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: As of July 30, 2013, the ownership of Raglan Mine was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.00240.00060.00080.00060.0013NDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDND0.00040.00030.00080.00070.0006NDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDND0.00470.00130.00220.00080.0007NDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.29060.17340.28490.26530.2865NDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.00050.00100.00240.00250.0033NDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDND0.750.901.000.901.00NDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDND0.00200.00100.0010NMR0.0040NDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDND8.17.67.67.27.0NDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDND8.18.58.48.28.2NDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDND60,472188,267168,586188,678132,670NDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDND11111NDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDND1-111NDND
Monitoring TestFail------1-----
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRed Lake Mine
Operator NameGoldcorp Canada Ltd.
Product(s)Gold
AddressGeneral Delivery, Balmertown, Ontario P0V 1C0
Effluent Discharge PointG1
Red Lake Mine - G1
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRed Lake Mine
Operator NameGoldcorp Canada Ltd.
Product(s)Gold
AddressGeneral Delivery, Balmertown, Ontario P0V 1C0
Effluent Discharge PointG2
Red Lake Mine - G2
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.01850.04710.05520.2228NDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDND0.00100.00150.00170.0020NDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDND0.01790.00830.01100.0085NDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDND0.00020.00020.00020.0002N1DNDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.01280.01480.02050.0193NDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDND0.00500.00500.00500.0050NDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDND11.435.756.239.60NDNDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDND0.00500.00500.00500.0050NDNDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDND6.36.66.56.5NDNDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDND6.76.96.96.9NDNDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDND63,59035,830131,54059,500NDNDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDND11111NDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDND11111NDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRed Lake Mine
Operator NameGoldcorp Canada Ltd.
Product(s)Gold
AddressGeneral Delivery, Balmertown, Ontario P0V 1C0
Effluent Discharge PointShaft 3 Mine Water Settling Pond
Red Lake Mine - Shaft 3 Mine Water Settling Pond
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail---- -------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRedstone Mine
Operator NameLiberty Mines Inc. / Northern Sun Mining Corp.
Product(s)Nickel
AddressP.O. Box 398, South Porcupine, Ontario P0N 1H0
Effluent Discharge PointRSD-2
Redstone Mine - RSD-2
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: As of October 21, 2013, the ownership of Redstone Mine was transferred from Liberty Mines Inc. to Northern Sun Mining Corp.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail---- -------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRestigouche Mine
Operator NameBlue Note Mining Inc. / Province of New Brunswick
Product(s)Zinc-Lead-Copper-Silver
Address9361 Route 180, P.O. Box 26, Bathurst, New Brunswick E2A 3Z1
Effluent Discharge PointMixing Structure Discharge
Restigouche Mine - Mixing Structure Discharge
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: No effluent data were reported in 2013.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 ------------
Cu (mg/L)0.3 ------------
CN (mg/L)1.0 ------------
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 ------------
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 ------------
Zn (mg/L)0.5 ------------
TSS (mg/L)15 ------------
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 ------------
pH low ≥6.0------------
pH high ≤9.5------------
Flow (m3/month) ____------------
Rainbow Trout Pass------------
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass------------
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameRice Lake Gold Mine
Operator NameSan Gold Corporation
Product(s)Gold
Address63 San Antonio Road, Bissett, Manitoba R0E 0V0
Effluent Discharge PointFDP1 - End of Pipe
Rice Lake Gold Mine - FDP1 - End of Pipe
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
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