Notice of Determination

September 10, 2020 – Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec

DND, represented by Real Property Operations Detachment (St-Jean), has determined that Project SJN-19072 - Replace Farnham Culverts is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

This determination was based on the following factors:
· Impact on the rights of indigenous peoples;
· Indigenous knowledge;
· Community knowledge;
· Comments received from the public; and
· Technically and economically feasible mitigation measures.

The mitigation measures taken into account for this determination are as follows:
· Implementation of the mitigation measures prescribed in the environmental effects determination report, dated 2020-08-27 and drafted by the Res Cons Branch, 2 CA Div SG;
· Environmental considerations prescribed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

The Department of National Defence is convinced that the project is unlikely to cause negative effects on the environment.

Therefore the Department of National Defence can exercise its powers or provide financial assistance to allow the project to be carried out, in whole or in part.

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