Portage Dam Concrete Storage Pad – Public Comments Invited

June 21, 2022 – The authority must determine whether the proposed Portage Dam Concrete Storage Pad, located in Dokis, Ontario is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, the authority is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public and may be posted online.

Written comments must be submitted by July 21, 2022 to:

Environment, Health and Safety

Public Services and Procurement Canada

2720 Riverside Drive

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M2

Email: TPSGC.RCNLVEEListedeControle-NCRECMPChecklist.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca


The Proposed Project

The project scope includes designing, fabricating, and delivering new stoplogs, one stoplog storage rack, and one concrete pad for the storage rack. The concrete pad will be installed near the west approach of the dam, with approximate dimensions of 8 x 4 meters.

The Portage Dam is located in the rural Dokis reserve on the French River. The concrete pad will be installed on an existing gravel surface (within 10-30 metres of the water). The surroundings of the concrete pad include gravel, rock, some small vegetation and water.

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