Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Long Pond Lake Rip-Rap – Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Valcartier

September 2, 2021 — 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 September 21, 2021 to:
Patrick Létourneau, Warrant Officer, Assistant Foreman Roads & Grounds
Mailing Address:  BS 2 Div CA, Valcartier P.O. Box 1000, Courcelette
Quebec, Canada, G0A 4Z0

The Proposed Project

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing a riprap of the sill at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Valcartier. The old structure serving as a dam gave way, and the level of the lake dropped by 30-60 cm. Long-term effects could be erosion of the sill, if it is washed away would affect a multitude of lakes as well as road infrastructure.

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