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Kehewin Cree Nation Transfer Station – Public Comments Invited

August 19, 2020 – Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Kehewin Cree Nation Transfer Station located in 54.073517, -110.840333 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 September 18, 2020 to:

Stacey LeBlanc

630 CANADA PLACE, 9700 JASPER AVE

stacey.leblanc@canada.ca

The Proposed Project

KCN is proposing to construct a waste transfer station (the project) six km southwest of Kehewin, Alberta, and will be located on the existing access road into the KCN landfill. The project will be approximately 0.6 ha in size.

Currently, household waste is collected in five roll-off bins at the pow-wow grounds, which is then transported to a nearby landfill. Other waste is transported directly to the KCN landfill.

The project is intended to provide a suitable location to deposit divertible material and reduce the amount of landfill bound waste, thus providing a safe and environmentally friendly means of managing solid waste for the KCN.

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