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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

Williams Mine - Polishing Pond Discharge CP 400
Williams Mine - Stormwater Pond CP 102
Williams Mine - Stormwater Pond CP 0300
Williams Mine - Stormwater Pond CP 400A
Williams Mine - Stormwater Pond CP 0201
Wolverine Project - Wo.TSF - Tailings Storage Facility
Xstrata Nickel Sudbury Smelter - Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations - Smelter
Yellowjacket Gold Mine
Young-Davidson Mine
Yukon Refinery

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameWilliams Mine
Operator NameBarrick Gold Corporation - Williams Operating Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressP.O. Bag 500, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointPolishing Pond Discharge CP 400
Williams Mine – Polishing Pond Discharge CP 400
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 NameWilliams Mine
Operator NameBarrick Gold Corporation - Williams Operating Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressP.O. Bag 500, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointStormwater Pond CP 102
Williams Mine - Stormwater Pond CP 102
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 NDNDND0.00570.00370.00520.00350.00610.00810.00910.00570.0125
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDND0.00050.00160.00130.00120.00090.00420.00150.00190.0024
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDND0.00320.00200.00230.00140.00980.00630.01480.00550.0040
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDND0.00050.00050.00050.00050.00060.00070.00010.00040.0005
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDND0.00690.00290.00380.00320.00440.00360.00450.00520.0040
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDND0.00940.00290.00150.00180.00150.00930.00330.00470.0098
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDND4.785.702.534.403.253.532.625.003.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDND0.00640.00780.01230.00860.00630.00650.00500.00630.0050
pH low ≥6.0NDNDND7.47.47.87.77.87.87.87.67.5
pH high ≤9.5NDNDND7.77.98.08.18.08.08.07.97.6
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDND54,14979,23658,956101,432126,807132,20093,52343,1932,681
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDND111111111
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDND111111111
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameWilliams Mine
Operator NameBarrick Gold Corporation - Williams Operating Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressP.O. Bag 500, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointStormwater Pond CP 0300
Williams Mine - Stormwater Pond CP 0300
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 NDNDND0.00050.0006NDNDNDND0.00080.0005ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDND0.00080.0017NDNDNDND0.00110.0017ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDND0.00130.0012NDNDNDND0.00100.0020ND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDND0.00070.0005NDNDNDND0.00000.0005ND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDND0.00170.0020NDNDNDND0.00090.0010ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDND0.00150.0060NDNDNDND0.00100.0025ND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDND2.302.06NDNDNDND1.501.50ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDND0.01770.0050NDNDNDND0.00500.0050ND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDND7.47.3NDNDNDND7.67.5ND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDND7.67.9NDNDNDND7.97.7ND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDND30,35879,236NDNDNDND39,06019,412ND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDND11NDNDNDND11ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDND11NDNDNDND11ND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameWilliams Mine
Operator NameBarrick Gold Corporation - Williams Operating Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressP.O. Bag 500, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointStormwater Pond CP 400A
Williams Mine - Stormwater Pond CP 400A
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 0.00500.00500.00500.00500.0065NDND0.0134ND0.0141ND0.0050
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00230.00370.00250.00220.0048NDND0.0026ND0.0027ND0.0040
CN (mg/L)1.0 0.01250.00680.00700.00390.0270NDND0.0290ND0.0400ND0.0070
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00050.00050.00050.00050.0005NDND0.0005ND0.0005ND0.0005
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00940.01130.00810.00860.0056NDND0.0062ND0.0075ND0.0078
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.02350.02900.01530.01410.0198NDND0.0075ND0.0112ND0.0285
TSS (mg/L)15 5.607.3023.2016.4339.10NDND12.00ND11.00ND3.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.00500.00800.00500.00500.0135NDND0.0050ND0.0025ND0.0120
pH low ≥6.07.77.67.57.77.6NDND7.7ND7.8ND7.8
pH high ≤9.57.77.67.87.87.7NDND7.7ND7.8ND7.8
Flow (m3/month) ____26,988226,601239,397679,08627,643NDND4,695ND4,284ND7,978
Rainbow Trout Pass11111NDND1ND1ND1
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass11111NDND1ND1ND1
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameWilliams Mine
Operator NameBarrick Gold Corporation - Williams Operating Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressP.O. Bag 500, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointTreated Effluent CP 0201
Williams Mine - Treated Effluent CP 0201
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 NDNDNDNDNDND0.00250.00250.00240.00210.00200.0021
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDND0.00270.00280.00410.00620.03040.0803
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDND0.00640.00500.00620.01650.06330.1070
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDND0.00050.00050.00050.00000.00030.0005
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDND0.05640.05230.05390.06660.07580.0800
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDND0.00150.00150.00130.00080.00130.0015
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDND2.381.651.601.501.334.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDND0.00420.00500.00500.00500.00440.0050
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDND7.17.47.37.27.27.2
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDND7.67.67.67.47.27.3
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDND318,613352,485413,550439,960296,62497,084
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDND111111
Acute Lethality Test Fail-----------1
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDND111112
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameWolverine Project
Operator NameYukon Zinc Corporation
Product(s)Zinc-Copper-Lead-Silver-Gold
Address190 km NW of Watson Lake, Yukon
Effluent Discharge PointWo.TSF – Tailings Storage Facility
Wolverine Project - Wo.TSF - Tailings Storage Facility
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 NameXstrata Nickel Sudbury Smelter - Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations - Smelter
Operator NameXstrata Canada Corporation / Glencore Canada Corporation
Product(s)Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum-Palladium
Address1 Longyear Drive, Falconbridge, Ontario P0M 1S0
Effluent Discharge PointFinal Effluent at NIR Road
Xstrata Nickel Sudbury Smelter - Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations - Smelter - Final Effluent at NIR Road
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: As of July 30, 2013, the ownership of this facility was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation and the facility name was changed to Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations - Smelter. No toxicity test results were provided for February, March, May, June, August, September, November and December. In order to reduce frequency of testing for acute lethality, 12 consecutive monthly tests must be conducted successfully.

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 0.00310.00240.00210.00280.00280.00320.00720.00390.00240.00280.00280.0016
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00390.00380.00480.00920.00360.00300.00200.00200.00100.00190.00160.0014
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00020.00020.00020.00030.00010.00020.00040.00010.00010.00010.00010.0001
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.05550.04430.06180.07430.05560.04910.03630.02130.02940.03050.08100.0711
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.00390.00360.00390.00520.00170.00160.00260.00180.00110.00280.00260.0017
TSS (mg/L)15 1.050.530.681.450.880.913.670.990.650.600.450.41
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.0200NMRNMR0.0050NMRNMR0.0160NMR0.00500.0050NMRNMR
pH low ≥6.06.86.86.86.86.96.86.76.66.76.46.76.7
pH high ≤9.56.96.97.07.07.17.06.96.96.97.07.07.2
Flow (m3/month) ____477,856534,9101,008,5151,539,2351,073,276807,452550,161624,980515,535560,315886,636506,373
Rainbow Trout Pass1--1--1--1--
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass1--1--1--1--
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameYellowjacket Gold Mine
Operator NameYellowjacket Resources Ltd. - Athabasca Nuclear Corporation
Product(s)Gold
Address44-12th Avenue S, Suite 200, Cranbrook, British Columbia V1C 2R7
Effluent Discharge PointYe.TSF – Tailings Storage Facility
Yellowjacket Gold Mine - Ye.TSF – Tailings Storage Facility
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: As of May 29, 2013, the company name changed from Yellowjacket Resources Limited to Athabasca Nuclear 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 NameYoung-Davidson Mine
Operator NameAuRico Gold Inc.
Product(s)Gold
AddressP.O. Box 187, Matachewan, Ontario P0L 1M0
Effluent Discharge PointMine Water Pond Final Discharge
Young-Davidson Mine
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 NDND0.00220.00300.00250.00410.00270.0026ND0.00240.00310.0013
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDND0.00960.01140.01040.01710.01340.0091ND0.00760.01620.0047
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDND0.04670.07210.03600.02820.02410.0261ND0.01350.11150.0278
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDND0.00050.00080.00150.00100.00050.0005ND0.00090.00070.0005
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDND0.00690.00970.00710.00680.00570.0052ND0.00930.01390.0079
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDND0.01180.00750.00790.00950.00640.0046ND0.01590.00710.0108
TSS (mg/L)15 NDND2.0010.549.555.801.043.65ND1.572.280.83
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDND0.0090NMR0.0120NMRNMR0.0140NDNMR0.0210NMR
pH low ≥6.0NDND8.07.98.28.08.18.0ND8.07.97.6
pH high ≤9.5NDND8.68.38.38.28.48.1ND8.18.08.0
Flow (m3/month) ____NDND27,641189,670154,96350,93035,57035,523ND35,718212,28746,883
Rainbow Trout PassNDND111111ND111
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDND111111ND111
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameYukon Refinery
Operator NameYukon (36569) Inc.
Product(s)Nickel-Cobalt-Silver-Gold
AddressLot 1, Concession 12, Highway 567, Lorraine Township North Cobalt, Ontario P0J 1R0
Effluent Discharge PointSecondary Pond
Yukon Refinery
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: This mine became subject to the MMER in May 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 ----0.0980ND0.4045ND0.2950ND0.0673ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 ----0.0037ND0.0036ND0.0060ND0.0101ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 ----0.0010ND0.0045ND0.0017ND0.0029ND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 ----0.0001ND0.0004ND0.0003ND0.0001ND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 ----0.0176ND0.0199ND0.0405ND0.1215ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 ----0.0169ND0.0167ND0.0150ND0.0390ND
TSS (mg/L)15 ----0.35ND1.00ND4.40ND0.60ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 ----0.0025ND0.0038ND0.0043ND0.0074ND
pH low ≥6.0----7.4ND7.9ND7.9ND8.2ND
pH high ≤9.5----7.4ND8.8ND9.2ND8.5ND
Flow (m3/month) ____----4,957ND6,475ND7,861ND7,516ND
Rainbow Trout Pass----1ND1ND1ND1ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass----1ND1ND1ND1ND
Monitoring TestFail------------
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