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Partial diversion of the Sault-aux-Cochons River


Description: Hydro-Québec has submitted a proposal to partially divert the Sault-aux-Cochons River to the Pipmuacan Reservoir. This project is located in the North Shore region of Quebec.

Decision of the Minister of the Environment: On August 7, 2002, following a review of public comments and the environmental assessment report, the Minister has determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. The project has been referred back to the responsible authority, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, for appropriate action.

News Release

Federal Responsible Authority: Fisheries & Oceans Canada

Start Date: May 18, 1998

Responsible Authority Decision Date: August 27, 2002

Follow-up Program: Ongoing until December 31, 2012

Consultation Documents