Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Fence Repair and Installation –Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Suffield

September 15, 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 24, 2021 to:
Ms. Debbie Nicholls, Senior Project Manager, Directorate of Contaminated Sites (DCS)
Mailing Address:  101 Col By Drive (Minto 16-066), Ottawa
Ontario, Canada, K1A 0K2
E-mail: debbie.nicholls@forces.gc.ca

The Proposed Project

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing a project which involves the repair of damaged fences at 9 sites. Activities will include replacement of damaged posts, re-attachment and /or tightening of barb wire as well as the removal of razor wire, and damaged non-reusable materials. New wildlife friendly fences will be installed at 4 sites for a total of less than 2500m of new fencing.

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