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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Environment and Climate Change Canada

2020-10-20 0:00
  • Reference Number 36
  • Commented During Project Phase: Review of the Environmental Impact Statement by the Agency
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • Attachments 2 and 3 of ECCC's Technical Review of the Revised EIS for the Lynn Lake Gold Project (See related document #33)
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  • Technical review of the Lynn Lake Gold Project Environmental Impact Statement Federal Department: [Environment and Climate Change Canada] – Submitted to the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada on: [October 19, 2020] Page 1/12 Attachment 2 Advice to the Proponent Departmental number Reference to EIS Context and Rationale Advice to the Proponent ECCC-01 12.4.2.4 Project Residual Effect for Change in Habitat The Proponent has sited the mine on an existing footprint, mitigating some of the impacts of the development through avoidance of an entirely new footprint and reducing the severity of the Project impacts. However, after avoidance and mitigation of Project effects, the EIS identifies that there will be residual additive disturbance of approximately 205 hectares of Woodland Boreal Caribou habitat. The MB9 range delineated in the 2019 Proposed Amended Recovery Strategy (RS) for Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), Boreal Population, in Canada has ...
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  • Technical review of the Lynn Lake Gold Project Environmental Impact Statement Federal Department: [Environment and Climate Change Canada] – Submitted to the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada on: [October 19, 2020] Page 1 of 11 Attachment 3 Advice to the Agency Table 1: Advice for the Agency’s consideration in its recommendation to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and preparation of draft potential conditions Questions Responses/Comments  Has the proponent described all project components and activities in sufficient detail to understand all relevant project-environment interactions? If not, identify what additional information is needed. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reference IRs ECCC-7, 9, and 10 for more information. Water Quality Reference IR ECCC-12 for more information. Mining Reference IRs ECCC-31, 32, 34, 35 and 36 for more information.  Were the study areas sufficient to predict potential effects from all relevant ...

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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Mathias Colomb Cree Nation

2020-10-16 0:00
  • Reference Number 30
  • Commented During Project Phase: Review of the Environmental Impact Statement by the Agency
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • MCCN Information Requests and Comment Table Submission
  • Stephen, Please find attached MCCN’s information requests and comment table on the Lynn Lake project, submitted prior to the October 10th deadline. I’m providing both a PDF and word version, so that the proponent can easily add columns to the table with their responses. We look forward to engaging with you on these issues, and we expect that IAAC will provide these IRs to the proponent and require that they be addressed. Thank you, Corey   Corey Shefman (https://www.oktlaw.com/team-members/corey-shefman/) Associate at Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP.   Phone: ...
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  • Mathias Colomb Cree Nation (MCCN) Lynn Lake Gold Mine Project Environmental Impact Statement – Initial Review Comments on Detailed Technical Review of the EIS (Sufficiency Review) October 10, 2020 NOTES: • For greater clarity, all “Comments” provided require substantive responses. • In addition, absence of comments or requested revision does not imply acceptance by MCCN of sections of the EIS. MCCN reserves the right to review and comment on all aspects of the EIS during the detailed technical review process and subsequent Information Request phase of the EA. • References to numbered items (e.g., MCCN-01, 02) are to the numbered items in the table. 2 Lynn Lake Gold Mine Project – MCCN Initial Technical Review Comments on the EIS – October 10, 2020 Reference IR# Expert Dept. or group EIS Guideline Reference EIS Reference Context and Rationale Information Request - The Proponent is Required to … 2.0. ...

Attachment Administrator on behalf of Health Canada

2020-10-14 0:00
  • Reference Number 37
  • Commented During Project Phase: Review of the Environmental Impact Statement by a Review Panel
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • HC technical review comments on the Lynn Lake Gold Mine Project EIS (See related document #33)
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  • Environmental Health Program Regulatory Operations and Enforcement Branch Health Canada 391 York Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3C 0P4 October 14, 2020 Melissa Pinto Project Manager, Prairie and Northern Region Impact Assessment Agency of Canada 1145-9700 Jasper Ave Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3 Sent by email to: melissa.pinto@canada.ca    technical review of the revised Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for      Dear Melissa Pinto, Thank you for your email dated August 26, 2020 technical review of the revised EIS . Health Canada participates in environmental assessments as a federal authority under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012). Health Canada makes available specialist or expert information or knowledge in its possession to reviewing bodies. The objective of this undertaking was to review the revised EIS to ensure it is scientifically and ...
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  • 1 Attachment 1 Lynn Lake Gold Project Information Requirements from Environmental Impact Statement Technical Review On August 26, 2020 the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada commenced the technical review of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Lynn Lake Gold Project (the Project). The table below is to assist in the preparation of Information Requests that support full understanding of the Project’s potential for significant adverse environmental effects and potential impacts to rights. Lynn Lake Gold Project - Technical Review Information Requirements September - October 2020 Reference IR# Expert Dept. or group EIS Guideline Reference EIS Reference Context and Rationale The Proponent is Required to … Air Quality HC-01 Health Canada 3 (Part 1) Project Description 6.1. Project Setting and Baseline Conditions 6.1.1. Atmospheric Environment 6.2.1. Changes to the atmospheric environment 6.3.4. Indigenous peoples ...

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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Natural Resources Canada

2020-10-9 0:00
  • Reference Number 39
  • Commented During Project Phase: Review of the Environmental Impact Statement by the Agency
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • RE: Commencement of Technical Review - Lynn Lake Gold Project (See related document #33)
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  • October 9, 2020 Agency File No: 80140 NRCan File No: MA-564 Melissa Pinto Project Manager Impact Assessment Agency of Canada – Prairie and Northern Region SENT BY EMAIL to: melissa.pinto@canada.ca Subject: NRCan Technical Review – Round 1 – Lynn Lake Gold Project On August 26, 2020 Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) received a request from the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) to provide a technical review of the Lynn Lake Gold Project’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). NRCan has met this request by reviewing the information in the EIS that is relevant to NRCan’s areas of expertise. For this project, NRCan is providing expertise in hydrogeology, acid rock drainage and metal leaching as well as in our role as administrators of the Explosives Act. In summary, NRCan is submitting 50 Information Requests (IR), 36 of them relate to groundwater quantity, while the remainder relate to acid rock drainage and metal leaching. A ...
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  • 1 Attachment 1 Lynn Lake Gold Project Information Requirements from Environmental Impact Statement Technical Review On August 26, 2020 the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada commenced the technical review of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Lynn Lake Gold Project. The table below is to assist in the preparation of Information Requests that support full understanding of the Project’s potential for significant adverse environmental effects and potential impacts to rights. Lynn Lake Gold Project - Technical Review Information Requirements August 2020 Reference IR# Expert Dept. or group EIS Guideline Reference EIS Reference Context and Rationale The Proponent is Required to … Groundwater Quantity NRCan-01 NRCan Section 3.2.3 Spatial and Temporal Boundaries Volume 1, Chapter 8, Section 8.1.4.1 Spatial Boundaries, and Map 8-2 The EIS guidelines require that the rationale will be provided for the selection of the boundaries of the ...

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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2020-10-9 0:00
  • Reference Number 35
  • Commented During Project Phase: Review of the Environmental Impact Statement by the Agency
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • Technical Review -DFO - Lynn Lake Gold Project EA (See related document #33)
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  • 1 Attachment 1 Lynn Lake Gold Project Information Requirements from Environmental Impact Statement Technical Review On August 26, 2020 the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada commenced the technical review of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Lynn Lake Gold Project. The table below is to assist in the preparation of Information Requests that support full understanding of the Project’s potential for significant adverse environmental effects and potential impacts to rights. Lynn Lake Gold Project - Technical Review Information Requirements August 2020 Reference IR# Expert Dept. or group EIS Guideline Reference EIS Reference Context and Rationale The Proponent is Required to … Topic or Valued Component (e.g. Project Overview; Environmental Assessment Methodology; Fish Habitat; etc.) Nation or department name – IR number (Ro e.g. IAAC-01 Nation or department Name e.g. IAAC Reference the section(s) of the EIS Guidelines ...
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  • Technical review of the Lynn Lake Gold Project Environmental Impact Statement Federal Department: Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Submitted to the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada on: October 9, 2020 Page 1 of 5 Attachment 3 Advice to the Agency Table 1: Advice for the Agency’s consideration in its recommendation to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and preparation of draft potential conditions Questions Responses/Comments  Has the proponent described all project components and activities in sufficient detail to understand all relevant project-environment interactions? If not, identify what additional information is needed. No, further information is required regarding the effects to Farley Creek due to flow increases/water discharge into Farley Lake.  Were the study areas sufficient to predict potential effects from all relevant project-environment interactions, and to consider the effects within a local and regional context?  ...

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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Manitoba Metis Federation

2020-10-8 0:00
  • Reference Number 32
  • Commented During Project Phase: Review of the Environmental Impact Statement by the Agency
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • MMF Review of the Alamos Gold Lynn Lake Gold Project Environmental Impact Statement Summary
  • Good morning Stephen,   On behalf of Marci Riel; Senior Director of Energy, Infrastructure, and Resource Management at the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF); please find the MMF’s Review of the Alamos Gold Lynn Lake Gold Project Environmental Impact Statement Summary attached to this email. The MMF is still very interested in setting up a meeting with the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as well as any relevant federal departments to discuss the project and the MMF’s concerns. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.   Thank you, Morrissa   Morrissa Boerchers, MNRM Environmental Assessment Coordinator Manitoba Metis Federation 300-150 Henry ...
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  • Review of the Alamos Gold Lynn Lake Gold Project Environmental Impact Statement Summary Technical Review of the Environmental Impact Statement Summary October 8, 2020 Manitoba Metis Federation MMF – Technical Review of the Alamos Gold Lynn Lake Gold Project Environmental Impact Statement Summary | i Executive Summary The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) has retained Shared Values Solutions (SVS) to complete a technical review of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Alamos Gold (Alamos) Lynn Lake Gold Project (the Project). This technical review identifies 32 key issues within the EIS Summary and include comments and recommendations to address them. The key comments identified in technical review of the EIS Summary include: • Alamos’s proposed works could impact both the water quantity and quality within Farley and Gordon lakes, via increased contaminant loading or increased mercury methylation in wetlands along ...

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