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Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Underground Complex Substation Replacement, North Bay, ON

July 17, 2020 — The Department of National Defence must decide whether the proposed project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this decision, the Department of National Defence is inviting comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment. All comments received will be considered public. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice on the Registry website.

Written comments must be submitted by August  6, 2020 to:
Shannon Roy
Wing Environment Officer, 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario
Mailing Address : 22 Wing North Bay
General Delivery Station Main, Hornell Heights ON P0H 1P0
E-mail:Shannon.Roy@forces.gc.ca

 

The Proposed Project

 

The Department of National Defence is replacing the existing Underground Complex's electrical substation at 22 Wing North Bay. The substation is located on Department of National Defence property south of Tower Drive and is the primary electrical service for the Underground Complex.

The existing substation is required to be replaced as it suffered damage in 2019. The replacement system will involve disposal and replacement of existing transformers, grounding systems, switching, metering, overhead support structure, ground grid, conduits, concrete pads, and fencing. In addition, a new surficial switchgear generator will be installed.

Project areas and access-ways disturbed by construction activities will be restored through landscaping operations, fine grading, revegetation and blending with existing grades as required.

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