Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project - EA0708-007

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The following document is a letter from Deze Energy Corporation to the Review Board regarding the environmental assessment of the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project. Deze requests a temporary suspension of the environmental assessment.

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This is a letter to the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation regarding concerns raised in its May 10 2010 submission.

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This document outlines the Review Board's reasons for its decision regarding the ruling requested by Parks Canada.

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This is the final submission of Deze Energy.

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This is the final submission of LKFN community member Adeline Jonasson.

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This is a letter from INAC on the subject of notifying Aboriginal groups. It is a response to the Review Board's letter of April 27th, 2010.

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These are Indian and Northern Affairs Canada's closing comments regarding the potential route adjustment.

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This is Parks Canada's final submission regarding the potential route adjustment.

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This is the Carter family's final submission.

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This is the final submission from the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation regarding the proposed transmission line route.

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This is the final submission from Spencer Decorby, Ray Decorby and Wallace Finlayson regarding transmission line routing.

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This is the final submission of Dave Olesen.

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This is the Environment Canada's final submission.

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This is a letter from the Review Board in response to INAC's letter of April 16th, 2010, regarding consultation of Aboriginal groups.

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This notice reminds parties that May 10th, 2010 to is the deadline for final submissions, and that the deadline for final submissions from the developer is May 12th, 2010.

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These are Deze's responses to information requests.

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This is a letter from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada regarding notification of Aboriginal groups about the route adjustment alternatives for the transmission line.

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This is a Note to File regarding the information requests from Raymond Decorby, Spencer Decorby and Wallace Finalyson.

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This is a notice to all parties identifiying the information requests that have been received.

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This Information Request is proposed by cabin and lodge owners R. Decorby, S. Decorby and W. Finlayson. Letter dated April 9, 2010

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These Information Requests are proposed by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

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These are information requests proposed by Environment Canada.

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These are Information Requests proposed by Parks Canada.

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This letter describes Deze's final position on crossing the Lockhart River.

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This notice reminds parties that they have until noon on Monday, April 12th, 2010 to submit proposed information requests to the Review Board. It includes an attachment containing guidance on information requests.

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This is a notice from the Review Board to all parties describing its decision to conduct additional assessment on the Kache/ Ft. Reliance route alternative. It includes a description of upcoming assessment steps and timelines.

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This letter contains Parks Canada's comments on the responses of other parties to the proposed Request for Ruling.

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This letter describes Deze's views on the Request for Ruling from Parks Canada and Natural Resources Canada.

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This letter describes the views of cabin owners Ray Decorby, Spencer Decorby and Wallace Finlayson on the Request for Ruling from Parks Canada and Natural Resources Canada.

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This is a Note to File regarding comments from LKFN on the Request for Ruling from Parks Canada and Natural Resources Canada.

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This letter describes the GNWT's views on the Request for Ruling from Parks Canada and Natural Resources Canada.

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This is a letter from Deze clarifying its commitment to a variable flow regime in Trudel Creek. It includes a revised Table of Commitments that reflects the clarification.

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This letter describes INAC's views on the Request for Ruling from Parks Canada and Natural Resources Canada.

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This is a request for a clarification regarding low flows in the Trudel Creek river system.

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These are the closing remarks of the Deze Energy Corporation..

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Letter notifying the developer and other parties of Requests for Rulings and the comment period for consideration of the Requests.

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An email sent to the Review Board from Jim Morris, a long time visitor and fisherman of the area, regarding the Taltson transmission line routing through Fort Reliance.

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A submission to the Review Board by Peter Dunn former resident of Yellowknife and frequent visitor to Fort Reliance, regarding the alternate routing proposal for Taltson transmission line.

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A submission to the Review Board from Ray Griffith of Lutselk'e regarding the proposed aternate route for the Taltson transmission line through Fort Reliance.

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A submission to the Review Board from Justine Crowe, biologist, regarding the alternate route proposed for the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission from Captain Shergold regarding the alternate route proposed for the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission to the Review Board from the Athabasca Denesuline regarding the proposed adjustments for the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission to the Review Board from Spencer Decorby regarding the proposed adjustment to the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission to the Review Board regarding the proposed adjustment of the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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Comments submitted by Environment Canada to the Review Board regarding the proposed adjustment to the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission from resident Roger Catling to the Review Board regarding the proposed adjustment of the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission to the Review Board from Ray Decorby regarding the proposed adjustment to the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission from DFO to the Review Board regarding the proposed adjustment of the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission from Transport Canada to the Review Board regarding the proposed alternate route of the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A submission from INAC regarding the proposed alternate route of the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A Request for Ruling from Parks Canada regarding the alternate routing of the Taltson transmission line.

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A Request for Ruling from Natural Resources Canada regarding the Taltson transmission line re-routing proposal.

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A submission from legal representation (LJM) for W. Finlayson, S. Decorby and R. Decorby regarding the proposed alternate routing of the Taltson transmission line through Reliance.

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A correction by Deze Energy of the Commitments Table ( EC-20) regarding the Yellow Rail survey date.

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A submission from Wallace Finlayson of Trophy Lodge regarding the alterante routing of the Taltson Hydro Line.

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A submission from Bren Kolson regarding the alternate routing of the Taltson Hydro line. Also submitted was a book by Bren Kolson titled "Myth of the Barrens".

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A letter from David Olesen of Hoarfrost River regarding the alternate routing of the transmission line for the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project.

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The Review Board recieved a submission from Deninu Kue First Nation regarding an undertaking given at the public hearing held in Dettah, in January 2010. This undertaking is related to the new alternate route proposed for the transmission line going through near Fort Reliance and McLeod Bay.

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The Review Board recieved comments from LKDFN Chief Steven Nitah regarding the alternative routing for transmission line.

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A response from Deze Energy to questions posted on the public registry Note to File February 3rd, 2010. These questions were concerned with potential re-routing of the transmission line.

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An email between Environment Canada and Deze Energy regarding commitments table clarification on waste rock issues.

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A submission from DFO to the Review Board regarding under water cables for the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project. It is the NWT Operational Statement for underwater cables.

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A submission sent in by DFO to the Review Board regarding "In-water construction timing for the protection of fish and fish habitat", for the Taltson Project.

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Until February 19th 2010, all contact regarding this environmental assessment should be directed to Martin Haefele, Manager of EIA (Tel: (867) 766-7053 ; mhaefele@reviewboard.ca ).

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This is an e-mail from Spencer Decorby to Myra Robertson of of Environment Canada regarding local knowledge of waterfowl use of the area around Reliance.

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This letter from INAC includes its results from a search of land interests in the area near Reliance.

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Note to File on phone call from Wendy Botkin of Parks Canada to Review Board staff Alan Ehrlich regarding people in the area of the Project being contacted. Also EIA process under CEAA and the MVRMA was discussed.

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This is a note to file regarding discussions with Reliance area cabin owners Spencer Decorby and Ray Decorby and a follow up discussion with Andrew Stewart of Deze.

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These are e-mails from Review Board staff to Spencer and Ray Decorby, cabin owners in the Reliance area.

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This note to file decribes efforts of Review Board staff to notify people with interests in the area of the proposed transmission line route adjustment.

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This is an e-mail from Review Board staff to Roger Catling, owner of a house on Fairchild Point. It includes a portion of the Developer's Assessment Report as an attachment.

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This is an e-mail from Review Board staff to Wallace Finalyson, owner of Trophy Lodge on Fairchild Point. It includes a portion of the Developer's Assessment Report as an attachment.

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This is an e-mail from Review Board staff to Dave and Kristen Olesen, owners of a house and tourism business on McLeod Bay. It includes a portion of the Developer's Assessment Report as an attachment.

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Final submission from North Slave Metis Alliance to the Review Board.

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This is a letter describing concerns from Mr. Rob Kesselring.

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This is a Note to File by Review Board staff. It is in regard to a request from the Carter family for an extension for submitting documents to the public record beyond the 29th of January 2010.

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This is a letter from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada prodviding clarification on statements regarding access and crown land.

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This research paper by Chandler and Lalonde, was submitted by Dr. Brenda Parlee in support of her January 20th, 2010 submission.

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This is a submission from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada pursuant to an undertaking from the hearing. It explains the process for issuing a license of occupation.

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This is an undertaking submission from DFO to Review Board given to the party at the public hearing in Dettah held January 14 and 15, 2010.

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Cover letter from Undertaking.

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Undertaking submission from Deze Energy to the Review Board given to the proponent at the public hearing in Dettah January 14 and 15, 2010.

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This is a notice from the Review Board that the public record will be closed after January 29th, 2010. The only exception will be for documents pertaining to the route adjustment proposed by Deze on January 26th, 2010.

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This is a written submission from the Carter family, owners of a fishing lodge on Nonacho Lake. (Appendicies A through D appear on this webpage as a seperate file)

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These appendices are part of the January 29th, 2010 submission from the Carter family. They include A) a portion of Part Five of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Resource Management Act; B) a discussion paper by the Review Board dealing with socio-economic impact assessment; C) a lifetime achievement award nomination for Merlyn Carter; and, D) a Nonacho Lake Fishing Camp promotional pamphlet.

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This portion of the "NSMA grouped submissions for Taltson" sent in by NSMA is unreadable on the public registry submission dated January 29, 2010. This is clearer version of the same document.

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An email sent to the Review Board from Marc Choyt supporting the Lutselk'e Dene First Nations in the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project.

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This is a public backgrounder by the Beverly Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board. It is posted to complement the information provided in the GNWT's IR response of Jan. 27, 2010.

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This is a July 2009 public press release by the Beverly Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board regarding the Beverly caribou herd. It is posted to complement the information provided in the GNWT's IR response of Jan. 27, 2010.

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This is the covering letter for the GNWT's Jan. 27, 2010 response to the information request issued January 21, 2010. (The three attachments are posted on this page as seperate documents due to their large file size).

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This is the first of three attachments to the GNWT's Jan. 27, 2010 response to the information request issued January 21 2010. It is a presentation on NWT/Nunavut barren-ground caribou herds.

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This is the second of three attachments to the GNWT's Jan. 27, 2010 response to the information request issued January 21, 2010. It is a draft technical report on the Bathurst caribou herd decline.

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This is the third of three attachments to the GNWT's Jan. 27, 2010 response to the information request issued January 21 2010. It is a report from an October 2009 workshop on the decline and recovery of the Bathurst caribou herd.

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This cover letter is related to three documents on transmission line routing alternatives, submitted by Deze as an undertaking from the hearing. (The supporting documents are posted separately on this page).

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This report is one of three documents on transmission line routing alternatives submitted by Deze as an undertaking from the hearing.

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This report is number two of three documents on transmission line routing alternatives submitted by Deze as an undertaking from the hearing.

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This is a summary of the first of the three documents on transmission line routing alternatives submitted by Deze as an undertaking from the hearing.

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This is the third of three documents on transmission line routing alternatives submitted by Deze as an undertaking from the hearing.

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This letter describes proposed adjustments to the transmission line route, including a proposed stretch along Fairchild Point in area around Reliance, on the East Arm of Great Slave Lake.

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Comments by Dr. Brenda Parlee, Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta. (The referenced 1998 paper by Chandler and Lalonde has been posted as a seperate document).

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Comments sent by Dr. Anne Kendrick regarding the Taltson Project.

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Please find attached a shuttle schedule for the Taltson public hearing. The shuttle will run between the Explorer Hotel and Dettah and is available for anyone wishing to attend.

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Students from Lutselk'e sent in letters to Chief Nitah with their comments on the Taltson Project.

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Additional letters to Chief Nitah sharing comments and feelings of the students from Lutselk'e of the Taltson Project.

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An email sent from Jean Carter of Nonacho Lake Fishing Camp regarding the history and concern of the family for the area.

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A letter recieved by the Review Board from Dr. Ellen Bielawski, Dean of the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta regarding the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project.

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Steve Ellis has submitted an analysis of the alternatives assessment completed by the developer. This analysis rethinks the assumptions and values considerations made by the developer in their original alternatives analysis and comes to an alternate conclusion.

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On December 18, 2009 Deze met with Environment Canada to discuss the effects to birds from the Taltson project.

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A letter from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada clarifying statements in the Lutselk'e Dene First Nations Technical Report ( December 11, 2009) for this environmental assessment.

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A letter of concern sent to the Review Board from Dr. Lyver an ecologist from New Zealand.

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A letter of concern sent to the Review Board from Captain Gold of the Haida Nation on Haida Gwaii, BC.

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A letter sent to the Review Board from Deninu Kue First Nations Cheif Louis Balsille regarding their wish for a hearing to be held in Fort Resolution .

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This paper describes an approach to minimizing the effects of development on caribou.

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An email sent on December 21, 2009 to the Carter family from the Review Board advising them of party status approval for the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project.

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The Review Board has requested certain information from the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources from the GNWT on caribou and potential impacts related to caribou. The Review Board has asked to receive this information before the public hearing, scheduled for January.

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A letter of support for the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project sent to the Review Board from Deninu Kue First Nations on December 15, 2009.

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The Deninu Kue First Nation has requested assistance from the Review Board for travel costs to attend the public hearing for the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion EA.

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This notice was published in the Yellowknife and NewsNorth to inform the public of the planned Hearing in the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion EA.

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INAC has submitted the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Guidelines to the public record.

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INAC has submitted the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Guidelines to the public record.

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INAC has submitted the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Guidelines to the public record.

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INAC has submitted the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Guidelines to the public record.

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INAC has submitted the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Guidelines to the public record.

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INAC has submitted the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Guidelines to the public record.

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INAC has submitted the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Guidelines to the public record.

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INAC has submitted the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Guidelines to the public record.

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Lutselk'e Dene First Nation, Lands & Environment Committee, is requesting clarification on possible assistance to the First Nation for the costs associated with attending and participating in the January public hearings for the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project.

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Parties to an environmental assessment, including the developer, often meet outside of the process to deal with outstanding issues. The Review Board requires that these meetings be reported back to the Board in order for their outcomes to be included on the public record and considered as evidence. This template gives an outline of the format and information needed for this reporting.

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The Review Board staff would like to hold a meeting in Lutselk'e in early September in 2009. This letter requests that the aboriginal organization currently acting as parties in the EA provide staff with possible dates for such a meeting.

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A note to file regarding the August 5, 2009 meeting of Review Board staff and Deze Energy Corp.

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Corresponence between Deze Energy Corp and Indian and Northern Affairs. Question and answers regarding water quality and ARD.

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Responses from Deze Energy Corp to Indian and Northern Affairs. Questions and answers regarding Hydrology and Flow Models.

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Environment Canada poses several questions to Deze Energy regarding its proposed management of metal leaching and acid rock drainage. EC asks for clarification on mitigation strategies and future plans for adaptive management, should impacts occur.

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A map of the proposed East Arm National Park study area as expanded in the 2007 land withdrawal order. Parks Canada submitted this information to the Review Board.

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This letter makes clear that the predictions and analysis offered in the DAR by the developer uses an out-of-date boundary for the proposed East Arm National Park. The boundary, established by a land withdrawl order in 1970 and then again in 1997, has been expanded to a larger area by an even more recent land withdrawal order in 2007. The letter has a map illustrating the two boundaries attached.

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This letter is a notice of the organizations that have been approved as parties to the environmental assessment of Deze Energy Corp.'s proposed Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion project.

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This is the section of Deze's Developer's Assessment Report that inlcudes a viewshed analysis (based on the original route) with respect to Trophy Lodge.

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On February 25, 2009, Review Board staff and Deze Energy representatives met to discuss the submission of the DAR on Feb 27, 2009 and also to discuss timelines for conformity check and IR's.

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The following letter from Deze Energy Corp. Ltd to the Review Board explains that the Developers Assessment Report for the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project EA will be delayed until the end of January, 2009 .

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Letter to MVEIRB from Deze' Energy regarding updates for the developer's assessment report due date and aspects of the project design.

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Note to File regarding a September 15/08 meeting between MVEIRB staff and Deze' Energy Corp. representatives. Main discussion topics: delay of the DAR until late November, questions pertaining to DAR content, and project design changes.

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A note to file that provides notice that the Review Board will finalize its engagement with SENES Consultants and MSES Inc. for the Taltson Expansion EA.

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Note to file on an upcoming Review Board visit to Taltson Twin Gorges

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CVs of SENES experts that the Review Board has tentatively selected to assist it in the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project. Final confirmation of these experts will come after a two week period following this date of disclosure.

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CVs of MSES experts that the Review Board has tentatively selected to assist it in the Taltson Hydroelectric Expansion Project. Final confirmation of these experts will come after a two week period following this date of disclosure.

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A letter from Patrick Duxbury, MVEIRB Environmental Assessment Officer notifying the Taltson EA distribution list that the Review Board proposes to engage the expert services of SENES Consultants Ltd and MSES Inc. A two week period for comment on this ma

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Note to File detailing a short meeting held between MVEIRB staff and representatives of Deze Energy Corporation

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Note to File regarding an April 3rd, 2008 meeting between Review Board staff and Deze Energy Representatives

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A letter, dated April 1, 2008, from Lutsel K'e First Nation to Northwest Territory Metis Nation. The letter was written in response to comments made in the NTMN's March 12th submission to the Review Board on the draft Terms of Reference and draft Work Pl

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Note to File regarding a February 22, 2008 meeting between MVEIRB staff, MVLWB staff and Louie Azzolini, EA and regulatory contact for Deze Energy Corporation

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Note to file regarding a meeting between MVEIRB staff and representatives from Deze Energy regarding concerns over the EA process.

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Note to File regarding a meeting with representatives of Deze Energy Corporation and MVEIRB staff dealing with procedural matters.

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Letter outlines the historic claim of the descendants of the residents of Rocher River, near the Taltson River.

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From Canoe News internet website titled "NWT Opens Negotiations on Hydro Project" by Bob Weber.

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MVEIRB public notification of Deze Energy's environmental assessment with listing of staff contact for more information.