OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Boat Slip Sediment Remediation Project, located in Hamilton Harbour, Ontario.
To assist it in making its decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment. All comments received will be considered public. Written comments must be submitted by September 3, 2015 to:
Boat Slip Sediment Remediation Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
55 St. Clair Avenue East, Room 907
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1M2
Projects subject to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 are assessed using a science-based approach. If the project is permitted to proceed to the next phase, it will continue to be subject to Canada's environmental laws, enforcement and follow-up, and fines for non-compliance.
- ArcelorMittal Dofasco is proposing to contain contaminated sediments within the Kenilworth Avenue Boat Slip by constructing and monitoring new facilities used exclusively for the disposal of hazardous waste, including an engineered in-situ cap and a separate engineered containment area.
- The summary of the project description and more information on this project are available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 80108.
- The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is seeking public comments on the summary of the project description for the proposed Boat Slip Sediment Remediation Project, located in Hamilton Harbour, Ontario.
- The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency will post a decision on its website stating whether an environmental assessment is required. If it is determined that an environmental assessment is required, the public will have three more opportunities to comment on this Project.
- The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency administers the federal environmental assessment process, which identifies the environmental effects of proposed projects and measures to address those effects, in support of sustainable development.
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SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
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