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Federal Environmental Assessment for Upper Toba approved


December 7, 2009 -- Transport Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada have taken the following course of action on December 7, 2009 relating to the screening of the Upper Toba Valley Hydroelectric Project. The authorities may exercise any power or perform any duty or function with respect to the project because, after taking into consideration the screening report and taking into account the implementation of appropriate mitigation measures, the authorities are of the opinion that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

Implementation of mitigation measures is required for the project to address:

* birds and/or their habitat
* fish and/or their habitat
* mammals and/or their habitat
* vegetation
* water quality
* water quantity

A follow-up program for this project was not considered appropriate. Circumstances where a follow-up program would typically be warranted are outlined in the Agency's Operational Policy Statement regarding Follow-up Programs.

For more information, please contact:
Robert Sisler
Regional Manager, Environmental Services
Environmental Services
Telephone: 604-666-5370
and refer to CEAR reference number 08-01-40192


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