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April 1, 2005

Description

This document establishes a set of benchmarks for Best Available Technology Economically Achievable (BATEA) for the pulp and paper sector in Alberta for wastewater releases. The release standards apply to new and existing pulp and paper mills (all types) in Alberta.


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Last Modified

November 2, 2000

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The objective of this report is to determine whether the ecological effects of treated bleached kraft pulp mill effluent on aquatic invertebrates vary with water temperature. To address this objective, we initially summarized existing studies that evaluated the interactive effects of water...


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January 1, 1992

Description

One chlorinated anisole and three chlorinated veratroles have been identified an extracts of Athabasca River water collected in the winter downstream from a bleached kraft pulp mill effluent. The potential for causing off-flavours in the receiving waters was evaluated.


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October 1, 1990

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Adsorbable Organic Halide (AOX) has become an accepted measure of chlorinated organic material, and is used to monitor and regulate bleached Kraft pulp mill effluents. Two surveys on the Wapiti-Smoky river system and on the Athabasca River were carried out in 1989-90 to assess the presence and...


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Last Modified

July 1, 1990

Description

The purpose of this document is to summarize the aquatic information available on chlorates, and to provide a list of pertinent literature.


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Last Modified

June 1, 1990

Description

Sediment Oxygen Demand (SOD) is an important variable in the oxygen balance of rivers, in particular during the winter under low flow and extensive ice-cover. In 1989, a method to measure SOD in-situ was developed and used to measure winter SOD rates in the Athabasca River. The main objectives of...


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June 1, 1990

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Bleached kraft pulp mill effluent contains a wide range of organic and inorganic compounds. This report examines if these compounds interfere with Azide-Winkler iodometric method of measuring dissolved oxygen.


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Last Modified

March 1, 1990

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Although the proposed mill would be one of the least polluting bleached kraft pulp mills in the world, and even though it would have economic benefits associated with it, the Review Board recommends that it not be approved at this time. The major reason for this recommendation is the effluent...


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Last Modified

January 1, 1990

Description

The information in this document was compiled from monitoring data on the Athabasca River and presented to the Alberta-Pacific Environmental Impact Assessment Review Board.


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Last Modified

October 1, 1989

Description

Proposed and existing pulp mill developments in the Athabasca River Basin impact on winter dissolved oxygen conditions in the rivers that receive their effluent. In 1987, Alberta Environment started using water quality models to simulate dissolved oxygen levels. This information was used to...