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Highway 905 - All Weather Roadway - Stony Rapids to Lake Athabasca near Fond-du-Lac — Public Comments Invited

July 26, 2016 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Highway 905 - All Weather Roadway - Stony Rapids to Lake Athabasca near Fond-du-Lac, located in northern Saskatchewan.

The Agency invites the public to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment, as detailed in the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Guidelines. All comments received will be considered public.

Written comments must be submitted by August 26, 2016 to:

Highway 905 - All Weather Roadway
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Canada Place
9700 Jasper Avenue, Suite 1145
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3
Telephone: 780-495-2037

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

To view the draft EIS Guidelines or for more information, visit the Agency's website (Registry reference number 57501).

Copies are also available at the following locations:

Hamlet Office
Johnson Street, Lot 1&2, Block 8
Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan
Telephone: 306-439-2173

Black Lake First Nation
Band Office
Black Lake, Saskatchewan
Telephone: 306-284-2044

Fond-du-Lac First Nation
Band Office
Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan
Telephone: 306-686-2102

The proposed project

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure is proposing to construct an all-weather road from Stony Rapids to the south shore of Lake Athabasca near Fond-du-Lac in northern Saskatchewan. The project includes: 88.5 kilometres of all-weather road; watercourse crossings; temporary structures, including construction roads, work camps and water withdrawal facilities; aggregate and borrow pits; and physical works and undertakings associated with fish and a fish habitat compensation plan.

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