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Solid Waste Transfer Station - Fishing Lake First Nation - Public Comments Invited

January 8, 2020 - Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Solid Waste Transfer Station - Fishing Lake First Nation, located within Fishing Lake Indian Reserve 89 is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, Indigenous Services Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination.

Written comments must be submitted by February 6, 2020 to:

Indigenous Services Canada
1827 Albert St
Regina, SK S4P 2S9
hilary.hunter@canada.ca

The Proposed Project

Construction of a Solid Waste Transfer Station proposed to be located in the W 28-33-12-W2M.  The Transfer Station will be entirely located within the Reserve boundary of Fishing Lake IR 89. The new site is adjacent to the exitsting landfill site, and was selected by the First Nation, as residents are familiar with the existing landfill site. New access roadways and 125m x 100m  raised gravel pad will be constructed to serve the area. Concrete retaining walls for ramp disposal area and separation of non-household waste materials. Construction layout staking, topsoil stripping, geotextile placement, imported gravel fill material for construction of the gravel pad, construction of concrete retaining walls, installation of perimeter chain link fencing, 30 cubic yard waste bin, used oil container and used battery container will remain on-site.

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