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Decision 2003-20

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision3599
Applicant
Glacier Power Ltd.
Application Number
2000198
NRCB Application No. 2000-1
Title
Decision 2003-20: Glacier Power Ltd. Dunvegan hydro project Fairview, Alberta (EUB application no. 2000198, NRCB application no. 2000-1) report of the EUB-NRCB joint review panel
Date
2003
Title
Decision 2003-20: Glacier Power Ltd. Dunvegan hydro project Fairview, Alberta (EUB application no. 2000198, NRCB application no. 2000-1) report of the EUB-NRCB joint review panel
Date
2003
Applicant
Glacier Power Ltd.
Application Number
2000198
NRCB Application No. 2000-1
Hearing Panel
Bietz BF
Douglas JI
Dahl Rees C
Powell R
Hearing Type
Board
Joint
Utilities
Category
Electric power
Descriptors
Hydroelectric power
Dam
Dunvegan hydroelectric project
NTS 84D
Peace River area
Environmental impact
Fish
Compensation
Jurisdiction
Legal References
Energy Resources Conservation Act S3
Energy Resources Conservation Act S22
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S7
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S8
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S11
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S12
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S14
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S17
Natural Resources Conservation Act S2
Natural Resources Conservation Act S4
Natural Resources Conservation Act S21
Notes
Decision on application by Glacier Power for a 40-MW hydroelectric project on Peace River for Dunvegan Power Project Joint EUB/NRCB Panel
Interveners
Alberta Environment
Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Alberta Wilderness Association
British Columbia Hydro
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society
DC Farms
Deninu Ku'e First Nation
Department of Fisheries and Oceans (federal)
Friends of the Peace
Fort Resolution Environmental Working Committee
Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement
Parks Canada
Peace Parkland Naturalists
Rurla Electrification Association
Town of Fairview
Town of Peace River
Treaty 8 First Nation
Ardell D
Armstrong A
Blakely A
Bradley M
Charchuk, J
Doll W
Giroux D
Goodstriker D
Graves J
Hicks F
Jasek M
Katopodis C
Kramer J
Liefbroer-Chenard C
Majewski D
Nixon D
Robinson D
Sawchuk S
Simon P
Testawich Chief D.
Walsh B
Walty D
Approval
Denied
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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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Decision 2014-13

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision4532
Applicant
Prosper Petroleum Limited
Application Number
1779665
1795000
Title
Decision 2014-013 : Prosper Petroleum Ltd regulatory appeal of 24 well licences and a letter of authority undefined field
Date
2014
Title
Decision 2014-013 : Prosper Petroleum Ltd regulatory appeal of 24 well licences and a letter of authority undefined field
Date
2014
Applicant
Prosper Petroleum Limited
Application Number
1779665
1795000
Hearing Panel
McManus BT
McManus RC
Macken C
Hearing Type
Board
Written hearing
Category
Well licence
Descriptors
Oil sands
Well licence
Fort Mackay area
Vegetation
Wildlife
Fish
Ministerial Order 141/2013
Land use
Environmental impact
Lower Athabasca Regional Plan
Legal References
Alberta Land Stewardship Act
Responsible Energy Development Act (REDA) D3
Responsible Energy Development Act (REDA) S67
AER Rules of Practice P3
Oil and Gas Conservation Act S4
REDA General Regulation S3
Public Lands Act S20
Notes
Change to legal citation effective January 2011
Fort McKay First Nations and Fort McKay Metis Community Association were participants in the written review
Approval
Approved with conditions
Conditions
All drilling activity will be a minimum of 100 m from any water bodies with defined bed and shore · Avoid fish bearing lakes where possible for water withdrawals · Minimize withdrawals from fish bearing lakes · No fishing or access to Namur Lake [Buffalo Lake] will be allowed for Prosper staff and contractors · Prosper also committed to follow each of the mitigation measures that Koch Oil Sands Operating ULC (Koch), from which it acquired the lease, committed to Fort McKay: 1. To fence all open sumps until reclamation to restrict wildlife access to these locations. 2. To follow all regulatory requirements and setbacks when constructing and utilizing sumps. 3. To arrange a field visit for community members to view a sump during winter operations. 4. To provide First Nation with information on the amount of water applied for under TDL, the amount used, sources of the withdrawals and the uses of the water. 5. Upon completion of program, logs and/or woody debris will be placed across access routes so as to block/restrict recreational users’ access, except on access that is held under disposition and used by other companies. 6. Workers will be living in the area campsite and will not be commuting to Fort McMurray on a daily basis. 7. During shift change (on average of three weeks) workers will carpool in groups of five or six to and from Fort McMurray. 8. To enter the OSE program from the south route only.
Location
06-20-096-17W4
08-20-096-17W4
02-20-096-17W4
14-20-096-17W4
16-20-096-17W4
01-21-096-17W4
02-21-096-17W4
10-21-096-17W4
12-21-096-17W4
14-21-096-17W4
16-21-096-17W4
09-10-096-17W4
04-19-096-17W4
06-19-096-17W4
07-19-096-17W4
12-19-096-17W4
14-19-096-17W4
15-19-096-17W4
02-28-096-17W4
04-28-096-17W4
03-29-096-17W4
08-29-096-17W4
08-30-096-17W4
03-30-096-17W4
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Decision Memorandum of Decision 2001-07-24

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision3406
Applicant
Glacier Power Ltd.
Application Number
2000198
NRCB Application No. 2000-1
Title
Memorandum of Decision 2001-07-24 : Prehearing conference - joint EUB/NRCB panel - Dunvegan hydroelectric project Glacier Power Ltd.
Date
2001
Title
Memorandum of Decision 2001-07-24 : Prehearing conference - joint EUB/NRCB panel - Dunvegan hydroelectric project Glacier Power Ltd.
Date
2001
Applicant
Glacier Power Ltd.
Application Number
2000198
NRCB Application No. 2000-1
Hearing Panel
Bietz BF
Dilay JD
Miller GJ
Hearing Type
Prehearing
Joint
Utilities
Category
Electric power
Descriptors
Hydroelectric power
Dam
Dunvegan hydroelectric project
NTS 84D
Peace River area
Environmental impact
Fish
Compensation
Jurisdiction
Legal References
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S7
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S8
Hydro and Electric Energy Act S9
Natural Resources Conservation Act S5
Notes
Memorandum of decision on prehearing meeting of the Dunvegan Power Project Joint EUB/NRCB Panel
Interveners
Federal Government
British Columbia Hydro
DC Farms
Friends of the Peace
Fort Resolution
Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement
Trout Unlimited
Town of Fairview
Charchuk, J
Richardson, D
Moskalyk, J
Alberta Wilderness Association
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
B.C. Ministry of Environment , Lands and Parks
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