Notice of Determination for Okanese First Nation Start Building

September 11, 2023 - Indigenous Services Canada has determined that the proposed Okanese First Nation Start Building is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

The determination was based on a consideration of the following factors:
-Okanese First Nation members will benefit from this development.
-no comments were received from the public about the project
-mitigation measures are required for the project

 

Implementation of the following mitigation measures are required for the project:
-all work will be carried out in accordance with the Migratory Bird convention Act and applicable regulations.
-All applicable federal, provincial and municipal permits will be obtained before undertaking any work if any potential impacts.
-All waste materials will be disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner and in accordance with provincial and municipal legislation.
-Careful maintenance and monitoring of all equipment will be carried out to minimize the risk of spills or leaks of petroleum based products. Refueling is done at lease 30m from water body and on impermeable surface. The contractor will have an emergency response plan to manage fuel spills. All spills must be reported to relevant federal, provincial and municipal government departments.
-All construction equipment must be properly maintained and equipped with standard air emissions equipment.

 

Indigenous Services Canada is satisfied that the carrying out of the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

 

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