Accession G-2023-059 - Northwest Territories. Department of Transportation. Environmental Affairs section

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Northwest Territories. Department of Transportation. Environmental Affairs section

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  • 1972-2003 (Creation)

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49 cm of textual records
67 photographs (slides, prints)
3 maps

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The accession consists of records from the Environmental Affairs section of the Department of Transportation, including environmental projects and studies and reports for airports, roads, industrial projects, and contaminated sites. Records relate to general departmental responsibilities in the Mackenzie Valley Review Resource Management Act review process, environmental review of the Ulu Gold Project, environmental assessment and remediation work at the Tuktoyaktuk, Norman Wells, Fort Liard, Rae Lakes (Gameti), Snare Lake (Wekweeti), Fort Resolution, and Arctic "A" airports and Ptarmigan Mine Tailings, Mackenzie Valley Highway Extension environmental scoping, and Yellowknife Highway realignment.

The records include correspondence, reports, studies, meeting materials, presentation slides, requests for proposal, proposals and assessments, plans, terms of reference and comments, contracts, financial records, briefing notes, legal opinions, legal descriptions of airports, reviews, test results, spill response plans, spill reports, reference material, photographs and maps of airport sites, and maps of road routes.

Specific records and reports include Environmental Guideline for Site Remediation (RWED), draft GNWT/Canada Arctic "A" Airports Transfer Agreement, Schedule "J" Environmental Baseline Study Reports to the GNWT/Canada Arctic "A" Airports Transfer Agreement, Petroleum Products Storage Tank Systems Inventory and Management Program (Transport Canada), preliminary environmental audit results on Arctic "A" airports, Emergency Spill Containment Plan Inuvik Airport, draft Transport Canada Workplan Environmental Remediation N.W.T. Sites 1995/96, Preliminary Remediation Plan Status Report, Remedial Action Plan Follow-Up Norman Wells Airport, Environmental Review of the Norman Wells Airport, Asbestos Disposal Guidelines, Initial Environmental Evaluation for Rae Lakes Airport Relocation, Airport Site Selection Rae Lakes report, Initial Environmental Evaluation of Airport Construction at Snare Lake, Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment Fort Resolution Airport, Draft Report Phase III Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation Plan Ptarmigan Mine Tailings, draft Transportation Infrastructure in the Liard/Mackenzie Valley, draft Description of the Regulatory Regime and Environmental Impact Assessment Process for an Extension of the Mackenzie Valley Highway, Evaluation of a Request to Construct an All-Weather Road to Nahanni Butte, drawings for winter road crossing technical report, Yellowknife Highway (No. 3) km 154 to km 308 Proposed Realignment, Phase III Remedial Excavation Report Fort Liard Airport, Phase II Environmental Site Assessment and Remedial Excavation Report Fort Liard Airport, and 2001 Project Report Remediation of Contaminated Soil at the Tuktoyaktuk Airport.

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  • English

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Copyright held by the Government of the Northwest Territories.

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