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Swan Valley Gasification Project

Manitoba / Saskatchewan

Description: The Many Island Pipe Lines Canada Ltd. and Swan Valley Gas Corporation have submitted a proposal to construct and operate a natural gas pipeline system to service Swan Valley in the southern part of the province. The pipeline system would originate in Norquay, Saskatchewan and extend to Swan River and Minitonas in Manitoba.

Decision of the Minister of the Environment: On September 27, 2000, following a review of public comments and the environmental assessment report, the Minister concluded that the project is unlikely to cause significant adverse environmental effects and referred the project back to the responsible authorities for appropriate next steps.

News Release

Federal Responsible Authorities: Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (lead) within Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Western Economic Diversification, Fisheries and Oceans Canada-Canadian Coast Guard, and the National Energy Board

Start Date: April 3, 2000

Responsible Authorities Decision Date: September 27, 2000

Consultation Documents