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Cote First Nation Solid Waste Transfer Station- Public Comments invited

December 23, 2020 - Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Cote First Nation Solid Waste Transfer Station, located on Cote IR 64, 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 January 21, 2020 to:

Indigenous Services Canada
 SK Region, Environment Unit
 1827 Albert Street
 Regina, SK S4P 2S9
aadnc.isc-skenv.aandc@canada.ca

The Proposed Project

To plan, design and construct a solid waste transfer station and site access road for the Cote First Nation on Cote IR 64.

Transfer station size is planned to be 60 m x 70 m. Access road is 550 m in length by 8 m wide top. Transfer station and access road are constructed of a 450 mm thick granular surface on geotextile. Traffic gravel surface to be applied over entire site and road. Concrete retaining wall to be constructed with adjacent concrete pads for the 30 cu.yd. waste bin placement. Site enclosed in a perimeter chain link fence. Office on site plus two 8 ft x 20 ft sea-cans for e-waste and used oil. Concrete retaining wall for ramp disposal area and concrete blocks for separation of non-household waste materials.  Site lighting is provided by solar powered street lights.Three waste diversion bays are constructed with concrete block. Drainage ditch is included for surface water management.  Expected life span is 10 - 15 years.

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