Archived - Lennox Island Water Supply Upgrade, Lennox Island, Prince County, Prince Edward Island
Lennox Island 1 (PE)
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Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry: 06-03-17002
Environmental Assessment Type
Responsible or Regulated Authorities
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Reasons for a Federal Assessment
On January 13, 2006, it was determined that an environmental assessment was required in relation to the project because Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada considered providing financial assistance to the proponent.
Project Description (as posted in the Notice of Commencement)
The proposed project consists of a water supply upgrade in the Lennox Island First Nation community, Lennox Island, Prince Edward Island. The design of the water supply system is complete with large diameter water mains, several new high volume water wells, new pump control building, stanby chlorination and a potable water storage tower, which will provide good quality drinking water, disinfection capabilities and fire protection to the complete community.
Environmental Assessment Report
Minister's Environmental Assessment Decision Statement
A decision was taken on September 11, 2007 and was that the authority may exercise any power or perform any duty or function with respect to the project because, after taking into consideration the comprehensive study report and taking into account the implementation of appropriate mitigation measures, the authority is of the opinion that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.
It was determined that a follow-up program to verify the accuracy of the environmental assessment and/or determine the effectiveness of any measures taken to mitigate the adverse environmental effects is required for this project. For further information or to obtain a copy of the follow-up program, please contact Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada.
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