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Decision 2002-89|2002-89 Addendum

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision3548
Applicant
TrueNorth Energy Corporation
Application Number
1096587
2001202
Title
Decision 2002-89: TrueNorth Energy Corporation application to construct and operate an oil sands mine and cogeneration plant in the Fort McMurray area (and addendum)
Date
2002
Title
Decision 2002-89: TrueNorth Energy Corporation application to construct and operate an oil sands mine and cogeneration plant in the Fort McMurray area (and addendum)
Date
2002
Applicant
TrueNorth Energy Corporation
Application Number
1096587
2001202
Hearing Panel
McCrank MN
McGee TM
Nichol JR
Hearing Type
Board
Utilities
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Cogeneration
Cumulative impact assessment
Electric power plant
Fort Hills Oil Sands Project
Fort McMurray Area
NTS 83H
Oil sands
Electric substation
Tailings
Water quality
Wetland
Legal References
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S11
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S14
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S15
Oil Sands Conservation Act S10
Oil Sands Conservation Act S11
Notes
EUB Decision on application no. 1096587 pursuant to the Oil Sands Conservation Act for an oil sands mine and bitumen extraction facility located 90 km north of Fort McMurray in Townships 96 and 97, Ranges 9 to 11, West of 4th meridian. Project designed to extract 30 000 m^3 of bitumen/day. Application no. 2001202 under the Hydro and Electric Energy Act for an electric power plant consisting of two 80-MW gas turbine generators and a transmission substation.
Reasons for decision on substation deferred.
Addendum to Decision released October 30, 2002 (attached)
Interveners
Boyd M
Campre A
Campre T
Chabaylo R
Cheng L
Coutu P
Dort-MacLean A
Flexer W
Flobert J
George R
Hoffman Mercredi L
Horton D
Kitagawa M
MacCrimmon G
MacKenzie A
Ng C
Nicholson A
Norton L
Oakes E
Robillard Jones E
Robinson R
Sauve M
Scanie H
Severson-Baker C
St. Jean N
Thomas R
Woodward R
Woynillowicz D
Alberta Council of the Canadian Federation of University Women
Alberta Wilderness Association
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Cree Burn Lake Preservation Society
Department of Justice Canada
Fort McKay First Nation
Fort McMurray Medical Staff Association
Government of Alberta Minister of Environment
Government of Alberta Minister of Health and Wellness
Government of Alberta Minister of Sustainable Resource Development
Metis Local Number 122
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition
Shell Canada Limited
Suncor Energy Inc.
Syncrude Canada Limited
Wood Buffalo First Nations
Approval
Approved with conditions
Conditions
SUMMARY OF CONDITIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Conditions of Board Approval Recommendations to Alberta
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Decision 2011-05

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision4445
Applicant
Total E&P Limited
Application Number
1445535
Title
Decision 2011-005 : Total E&P Joslyn Ltd. application for an oil sands mine and bitumen processing facility Joslyn North mine project Fort McMurray area
Date
2011
Title
Decision 2011-005 : Total E&P Joslyn Ltd. application for an oil sands mine and bitumen processing facility Joslyn North mine project Fort McMurray area
Date
2011
Applicant
Total E&P Limited
Application Number
1445535
Hearing Panel
Dilay JD
Ross B
McFadyen D
Hearing Type
Board
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Oil sands oil recovery
Bitumen
Oil sands
Directive 074
Environmental impact assessment
Conservation
Environmental impact
Wildlife
Vegetation
Wetland
Water
Fish
History
Paleontology
Land use
Socio-economic effect
Economic development
Noise (sound)
Reclamation
Liability (law)
Tailings - storage
Settling pond
Residential building
Public consultation
Cumulative impact assessment
Legal References
2011 ABERCB 005
Oil Sands Conservation Act S3
Oil Sands Conservation Act S24
Oil Sands Conservation Act S26
Oil Sands Conservation Regulation
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Water Act
Energy Resources Conservation Act
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
Notes
Report of the joint review panel established by the Federal Minister of the Environment and the Energy Resources Conservation Board
Change to legal citation effective January 2011
Interveners
BP Canada Energy Company
Shell Canada Limited
Syncrude Canada Limited
Belanger F member of the Dene Sioux First Nation
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB)
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition (OSEC)
Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN)
Fort McKay First Nation and Metis Nation Local #63 (Fort McKay)
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN)
Non-Status Fort McMurray Band Descendents, and Off-Reserve Fort McMurray Band Descendants
Sierra Club Prairie
Guertin M
Clearwater River Band No. 175
Government of Canada
Government of Alberta
Joint Review Panel (Panel) staff
Approval
Approved with conditions
Conditions
Condition 1 – TOTAL will submit a detailed tailings management plan two years before commencement of operations, and TOTAL will clearly demonstrate its ability to meet all requirements of Directive 074. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 2 – TOTAL will devise methods for measuring fines at the project in accordance with Energy Resources Conservation Board requirements. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 3 – TOTAL will notify the Energy Resources Conservation Board in writing of any proposed pilot plants and/or demonstration plants for all technology development at least six months before construction of those facilities begins. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 4 – TOTAL will provide written updates of any previously submitted test reports by no later than February 28 each year, or as otherwise specified by the Energy Resources Conservation Board. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 5 – TOTAL will not exceed three million cubic metres of fluid in the sand beach area sumps. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 6 – One year prior to plant start-up, TOTAL will privide measurement plans to the Energy Resources Conservation Board for review and approval, including process and instrumentation diagrams, metering, sampling methods, analytical methods and, material balance procedures that satisfy Energy Resources Conservation Board measurement requirements. (Section 5.2.2) Condition 7 – TOTAL will not discharge any untreated froth treatment tailings to the tailings disposal area. (Section 5.3.2) Condition 8 – On an annual average basis, TOTAL will limit site-wide solvent losses to not more than four volumes per thousand volumes of bitumen production under any operating conditions. (Section 5.3.2) Condition 9 – On an annual average basis, TOTAL will limit the amount of asphaltene rejection to 10 mass per cent based on bitumen production. (Section 5.4.2) Condition 10 – TOTAL will submit detailed geotechnical designs for all external overburden disposal areas and reclamation stockpiles to the Energy Resources Conservation Board at least six months prior to conducting any field preparation in these areas. (Section 5.5.3) Condition 11 – TOTAL will submit to the Energy Resources Conservation Board, for its review and approval, detailed geotechnical designs and setback distances for critical infrastructure two years prior to site preparation activities for the ore preparation plant pit, the west and southern final pitwall, and for the final pitwall design and assessed setback from the Ells River. (Section 5.5.3) Condition 12 – TOTAL will provide Alberta Environment with a wildlife mitigation plan for approval prior to clearing any vegetation. The plan must achieve no net significant adverse effect on species at risk and deal with mitigating impacts to not only species at risk, but also valued wildlife. (Section 6.1.3) Condition 13 – TOTAL will monitor noise levels at James Grandejambe’s cabin. Should noise levels exceed those outlined in Directive 038, TOTAL will ensure that mitigation measures are implemented and that Directive 038 compliance is met. (Section 9.6.3) Condition 14 – TOTAL will maintain unimpeded access required for stakeholders to areas west of the project until the Moose Lake access management plan, or an equivalent, is implemented. (Section 9.7.3) Condition 15 – TOTAL will actively support and participate in the Cumulative Environmental Management Association and other regional committees to develop and use its strategies to mitigate both development and regional cumulative environmental effects. (Section 10.1.3) Condition 16 – TOTAL will limit the area of disturbance to 5000 hectares or less. (Section 10.1.3) Condition 17 – TOTAL will remove all benching on mine discard structures prior to reclaiming them. (Section 10.1.3) Condition 18 – TOTAL will provide sustainable watershed designs with vegetated watercourses for geotechnical design applications for mine discard structures. Landform watershed designs should be consistent with regionally recognized guidelines for the purpose of erosion management. (Section 10.1.3) Condition 19 – TOTAL will provide an amended mine plan to demonstrate an integrated landform and landscape design for the Canadian Natural Resources Limited – TOTAL common mine boundary to the Energy Resources Conservation Board for approval five years prior to development. The amended plan must include a discussion of the feasibility of filling the trench area between the Joslyn North and Horizon projects with mine discard. The plan must also include a discussion of the alternatives considered by TOTAL. (Section 10.2.3) Condition 20 – TOTAL will submit an annual report to the Energy Resources Conservation Board, starting two years prior to commencing mining operations, that describes its end pit lake research and development efforts for the previous year, and the current plans and timelines for determining the efficacy of its end pit lake within seven years of mine closure. This report will include all of TOTAL’s efforts and contributions with respect to collaboration on the demonstration of a full scale end pit lake. (Section 12.3)
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