Public Notice
Amisk Hydroelectric Project — Public Comments Invited

October 26, 2015 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Amisk Hydroelectric Project, located on the Peace River in northwestern Alberta.

To assist in making its decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment. All comments received will be considered public.

Written comments must be submitted by November 16, 2015 to:

Amisk Hydroelectric Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
9700 Jasper Avenue, Suite 1145
Edmonton,  AB T5J 4C3
Telephone: 780-495-2037
Fax: 780-495-2876
Email: CEAA.Amisk.ACEE@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

To view a summary of the project description or for more information, visit the Agency's website (Registry reference number 80112).

As a next step, the Agency will post a decision on its website stating whether an environmental assessment is required. If one is required, the public will have three more opportunities to comment on the project.

Projects subject to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 are assessed using a science-based approach.

The Proposed Project

AHP Development Corporation is proposing to construct and operate a 330-megawatt hydroelectric facility on the Peace River, approximately 15 kilometres upstream of Dunvegan, in northwestern Alberta. As proposed, the Amisk Hydroelectric Project would generate approximately 1,875 gigawatt hours of electricity per year. The proposed project would involve the construction and operation of a powerhouse, spillway, headpond, fish passage, boat passage, a connecting transmission line and substation, as well as access roads and other construction related components.

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