Compliance and Enforcement Actions and Monitoring Reports

​Compliance and Enforcement Actions

On Nov 30, 2016, Metro Vancouver issued a letter to Harvest Power requiring a biofilter media change out. The letter can be found here.

Metro Vancouver has taken enforcement action against Harvest Power for violations of their permit and GVRD Air Quality Management Bylaw 1082, 2008.

Enforcement DateEnforcement ActionViolationDescriptionPenaltyStatus
2016-09-28Ticket (MTI)GVRD Bylaw 1082 s.5Failure to keep doors closed$1000​Paid
​2016-11-21​Ticket (MTI)​GVRD Bylaw 1082 s.5Failure to keep doors closed​$1000​Paid
​2016-11-22​Ticket (MTI)GVRD ​Bylaw 1082 s.5Unauthorized discharge related to fire​$1000​Paid
​2017-03-03​Ticket (MTI)​GVRD Bylaw 1082 s.11(2)​Violation of permit works requirement (failure to employ SW biofilter)​$1000​Paid

 

Monitoring Reports

Harvest’s permit contains requirements for emissions monitoring, as did the previous authorizations. Some historical reports are linked below. Additional reports will be posted after they’ve been reviewed for compliance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

Stack Test 2013 (Yearly) Fraser Richmond Soil and Fibre Ltd - GVA1054, Richmond - due date Sep 30 2013http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/air-quality/PermitteesTestReports/Stack Test 2013 (Yearly) Fraser Richmond Soil and Fibre Ltd - GVA1054, Richmond - due date Sep 30 2013.pdfStack Test 2013 (Yearly) Fraser Richmond Soil and Fibre Ltd - GVA1054, Richmond - due date Sep 30 2013

 Emissions

 

 

2016 Q3 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/2016-10-31_Q3_Report_Biofilter - REVISED 2017-01-20.pdf2016 Q3 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Power
2016 Q2 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/BiofilterEfficiencyandEmissionsReport–Q2-2016-July-31-2016.pdf2016 Q2 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Power
2016 Q2 Emission Compliance Survey Monitoring Report by A. Lanfranco and Associateshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/2016-June-Emission-Compliance-Survey-Monitoring-Report-Harvest-Power-Canada-by-ALanfranco-and-Associates.pdf2016 Q2 Emission Compliance Survey Monitoring Report by A. Lanfranco and Associates
2015 Q4 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/BiofilterEfficiencyandEmissionsReport–Q4-2015-January-31-2016.pdf2015 Q4 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Power
2015 Q3 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/BiofilterEfficiencyandEmissionsReport–Q3-2015-October-31-2015.pdf2015 Q3 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Power
2015 Q2 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/BiofilterEfficiencyandEmissionsReport–Q2-2015-July-31-2015.pdf2015 Q2 Biofilter Efficiency and Emissions Report by Harvest Power
2015 Q2 Emission Compliance Survey Monitoring Report by A. Lanfranco and Associateshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/2015-May-Emission-Compliance-Survey-Monitoring-Report-Harvest-Power-Canada-by-A-Lanfranco-and-Associates.pdf2015 Q2 Emission Compliance Survey Monitoring Report by A. Lanfranco and Associates
2014 Q4 Sampling of Odour and VOC Emissions by Envirochem Services Inchttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/December2014-SamplingofOdourandVOCEmissions-HarvestPowerRichmond–RevisionB-July-27-2015.pdf2014 Q4 Sampling of Odour and VOC Emissions by Envirochem Services Inc
2014 Q3 Sampling of Odour and VOC Emissions by Envirochem Services Inchttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/2014-September-Sampling-of-Odour-and-VOC-Emissions-at-Harvest-Power-Richmond-by-Envirochem-Services-Inc.pdf2014 Q3 Sampling of Odour and VOC Emissions by Envirochem Services Inc
2014 Q2 Sampling of Biofilter Emissions by Envirochem Services Inchttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/2014-April-Sampling-of-Biofilter-Emissions-at-Harvest-Power-Richmond-by-Envirochem-Services-Inc.pdf2014 Q2 Sampling of Biofilter Emissions by Envirochem Services Inc
2013 Q4 Emissions and Odour Measurements by Envirochem Services Inchttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/2013-December-Emissions-and-Odour-Measurements-Harvest-Power-by-Envirochem-Services-Inc.pdf2013 Q4 Emissions and Odour Measurements by Envirochem Services Inc
2013 Q3 Biofilter Emission Test Report by Levelton Consultants Ltdhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/2013-3rd-Quarter-Biofilter-Emission-Test-Report-Harvest-Power-Canada-by-Levelton-Consultants-Ltd.pdf2013 Q3 Biofilter Emission Test Report by Levelton Consultants Ltd
2013 Emissions Characterization Report by Opus DaytonKnight Consultants Ltdhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/EmissionsCharacterizationReport-2013-05-29.pdf2013 Emissions Characterization Report by Opus DaytonKnight Consultants Ltd

 Modelling

 

 

2016 Air Quality Assessment by WSP Canada Inchttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/AirQualityAssessment-HarvestFraserRichmondOrganics-2016-03-30.pdf2016 Air Quality Assessment by WSP Canada Inc
2014 Odour Assessment - Modelling Update by Levelton Consultants Ltdhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/OdourAssessmentforHarvestPowerRichmondBC-2014ModellingUpdate-2014-10-29.pdf2014 Odour Assessment - Modelling Update by Levelton Consultants Ltd
2013 Air Quality Assessment - Odour and Volatile Organic Compounds by Levelton Consultants Ltdhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/AirQualityAssessmentforHarvestPower-RichmondBC-OdourandVolatileOrganicCompounds-Oct-22-2013.pdf2013 Air Quality Assessment - Odour and Volatile Organic Compounds by Levelton Consultants Ltd
2013 Air Quality Assessment - Cogen and Flare by Levelton Consultants Ltd.http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/2013-10-17 Dispersion Modelling Report Final-Cogen and Flare 1054 Fraser Richmond Soil and Fibre received.pdf2013 Air Quality Assessment - Cogen and Flare by Levelton Consultants Ltd.

 POMP

 

 

2016 Progressive Odour Management Plan by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/ProgressiveOdourManagementPlanforHarvestPowerRichmondupdatedJuly-31-2016.pdf2016 Progressive Odour Management Plan by Harvest Power
2015 Progressive Odour Management Plan by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/Progressive-Odour-Management-Plan-for-Harvest-Power-Richmond-updated-July-31-2015.pdf2015 Progressive Odour Management Plan by Harvest Power
2014 Progressive Odour Management Plan by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/FullReport_1054_Information-Other_20140731_AQ005701_20140731172043.pdf2014 Progressive Odour Management Plan by Harvest Power
2013 Progressive Odour Management Plan by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/FullReport_1054_Information-Other_20130731_AQ004698_20130731154602.pdf2013 Progressive Odour Management Plan by Harvest Power

 Miscellaneous

 

 

2016 Measures Taken to Improve Odour Control Works Annual Report - Jan-Dec 2015 by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/FullReport_1078_Information-Other_20160331_AQ007387_20160331162028.pdf2016 Measures Taken to Improve Odour Control Works Annual Report - Jan-Dec 2015 by Harvest Power
2015 Measures Taken to Improve Odour Control Works Annual Report - Jan-Dec 2014 by Harvest Powerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/FullReport_1054_Information-Other_20150331_AQ006322_20150331151120.pdf2015 Measures Taken to Improve Odour Control Works Annual Report - Jan-Dec 2014 by Harvest Power
2013 Assessment of Biofilters Report by CDM Smithhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/harvest-power-richmond/Documents/FullReport_1054_Information-Other_20131031_AQ004867_20131231164120.pdf2013 Assessment of Biofilters Report by CDM Smith