Snap Lake water licence amendment - EA1314-02
Letters from the GNWT in response to comments from Aboriginal Groups on the Report of Environmental Assessment.
A letter from the GNWT approving the Report of Environmental Assessment.
An email from the Northwest Territory M‚tis Nation regarding comments on the Snap Lake Report of EA.
The GNWT letters to Aboriginal groups regarding confirmation of no recieved advice on the Snap Lake Report of Environmental Assessment submitted on Oct 6 contained the incorrect fax numbers.
GNWT letters to Aboriginal groups regarding confirmation of no recieved advice on the Snap Lake report of environmental assessment
This is a letter from De Beers to the Review Board acknowledging the Report of Environmental Assessment.
This is a letter from the Lutsel Ke Dene First Nation to GNWT regarding the Snap Lake Report of EA.
This is a letter from Deninu Kue First Nation to GNWT regarding the Snap Lake Report of EA.
Letters from the Northern Projects Management Office to: DKFN, LKDFN, NSMA, NTMN, TG and YKDFN.
Letters from the GNWT Department of Lands to: DKFN, YKDFN, LKDFN, NSMA, NWTMN and TG regarding invitation to advise on the Snap Lake Report of Environmental Assessment.
This is the Report of Environmental Assessment and Reasons for Decision for the Snap Lake Amendment Project.
This is the cover letter to the Minister of Lands for the Snap Lake Amendment Project Report of Environmental Assessment and Reasons for Decision
Closing Comments from De Beers
Closing comments from the LKDFN
Closing comments from Environment Canada
Closing Comments from the DKFN
The GNWT committed to provide this document to the Review Board.
Closing arguments from the GNWT
This is De Beers response to parties comments on the additional evidence referred to by De Beers during the Public hearing.
Closing arguments from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation
Environment Canada's response to the new evidence
Notice of timeline requirements under the MVRMA
A record of meetings held by De Beers with communities from May and June of 2014.
The GNWT's response to the new evidence referred to by De Beers during the public hearing.
Closing arguments from the North Slave Metis Alliance
This document resonds to undertakings two, three and four. The response to undertaking one is posted seperately.
The developer's response to undertaking number one.
This note to file provides direction to Parties and the Developer regarding the review of new information submitted during the Public Hearing and guidance related to closing arguments.
A letter from the Deninu Kue First Nation to the Review Board expressing conern about the lack of acknowledgement of recommendations made during the public hearing.
A presentation by SLEMA
The undertakings from the public hearings held on June 5 and 6 in Yellowknife.
The transcript for day 2 of the Public Hearing held on June 6, 2014 in Yellowknife.
A report that documents the past and present Deninu K'ue occupation and use of the region north of Great Slave Lake in an area known as the Barren Lands
A follow up letter to the June 3, 2014 GNWT letter regarding Yvonne Doolitle's participation as a member of the Review Board.
The transcript for day 1 of the public hearing on June 5, 2014 in Yellowknife.
This is a letter from the Government of the Northwest Territories to the Review Board regarding participation of Yvonne Doolittle.
Public Hearing presentation
A reminder to Parties that the public hearing is limited to the scope of this assessment.
A letter from teh GNWT to the YKDFN regarding Crown consultation.
The GNWT requested that the developer's Environmental Assessment Report from the first Snap Lake EA be posted on the public registry.
This is the hearing presentation from the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation.
This is the hearing presentation from Environment Canada.
This is a Note to File to parties concerning the participation of Yvonne Doolittle as a member of the Review Board.
This is the Deninu Kue presentation for the June 5-6 Snap Lake hearing.
This is the Government of the Northwest Territories presentation for the June 5-6 hearing.
This is the presentation from the independent consultant, Ecometrix for the June 5 hearing.
This is the North Slave Metis Alliance presentation for the June 5-6 hearing.
This is the De Beers response to Technical Reports.
THis document contains CV's of the De Beers consultants.
This is the hearing presentation from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.
This is the Hearing agenda for the Snap Lake Water Licence Amendment June 5-6, 2014
This is a Hearing Directive for the Publc Hearing June 5-6, 2014.
This is the updated list of organizations with party status.
This is a letter from the NPMO office, CanNor to the Yellowknives Dene concerning crown consultation.
This is the Technical Report from the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation.
This is the cover letter for the Environment Canada technical report.
This is the Technical Report from the Deninu Kue First Nation.
This is the GNWT Technical Report Appendix 2
This is the Technical Report from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.
GNWT Techncial Report Appendix 1 03_Development of Water Quality Objectives for TDS May 2014 V2_Appendix_7_CCME_2003
GNWT Technical Report Appendix 1 01 Development of Water Quality Objectives for TDS May 2014
GNWT Technical Report Appendix 1 04_Development of Water Quality Objectives for TDS May 2014 V2_Appendix_8_CCME_2007
This is the Environment Canada Techncial Report
This is the GNWT Technical Report cover letter.
This is the Technical REport from the Government of the Northwest Territories.
This is the GNWT Technical Report Appendix 3
GNWT Techncial Report Appendix 1 02_Development of Water Quality Objectives for TDS May 2014 V2_Appendices_1_6
GNWT Technical Report references - Chapman 1992
MV2011L2-0004 - De Beers Snap Lake - Reasons for Decision - Apr13-12
Tasten Quality of Mineralized Water
W2012L2-0001 - Ekati - Elphick 2011 Article - Chronic Toxicity of Chloride to Freshwater Species - Dec 20_11
5 reference documents: Health Canada - TDS, Health Canada - Chloride, Holland 2011 paper, MVLWB wtaer policy, NWT water strategy action plan
GNWT Technical report references CCME_WQG_Derivation_Meths_2007
GNWT Technical Report references Chloride_(en)
De beers, Gahcho - Public Hearing transcripts for Water Licence May 6-7, 2014
GNWT Technical Report references - Derry et al 2003 Hydrobiologia
GNWT Technical Report References - EA01-004_October 10, 2003 Minister letter
This is the Technical Report submitted by the North Slave Metis Alliance.
This is an application for party status from the Deninu Kue First Nation.
This is a draft agenda for the Snap Lake public hearings, June 5-6, 2014. Parties are asked to comment on this draft.
This Note to File lists the organizations with party status.
This is a summary of the pre-hearing conference held May 13, 2o14.
This document,submitted by the GNWT, is titled "Guidance for the Derivation and Application of Water Quality Objectives in British Columbia".
This is a Review of the Snap Lake amendment application submitted by the independent consultant Ecomterix.
A presentation of SLEMA's April 2014 Environmental Update.
This document is part of the De Beers' response to IR#3.
This is the agenda for the Pre-hearing conference.
This Note to File advises parties that Technical Reports are due at noon on May 21, 2014.
Requested by YKDFN. Public hearing transcripts from original Snap Lake hearings April 28 - May 2, 2003. PDF pages - Day 2 p 168, Day 3 p 305, Day 4 p 528, Day 5 p 741
Requested by the YKDNF. The techncial session transcripts from the first Snap Lake EA01-004, Nov 29 to Dec 6, 2002
A document that provides a protocol for deriving Water Quality Guidelines
The 2013 Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program Part B.
Several spreadsheets related to IR#15 that were accidently omitted by the developer.
The Developer's cover letter for information request responses.
THE 2013 Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program Report, Part A
The Developer's response to Technical Session information requests.
Information Request number 17 response, Appendix for 2012 AEMP
Information request number 17 response, 2012 AEMP main report.
A request for organizations and individuals to apply for Party Status.
This is a reminder that the Pre-Hearing Conference is on May 13. The letter also provides instructions and guidance.
This is a reminder that Technical Reports are due on May 21. The letter also provides guidance and instructions.
This is an appendix to the information request response #3 titled "Snap Lake Mine Water Treatment Plant Alternatives Evaluation" Dec 2012
This is an appendix to the IR respoinses titled "Appendices Complete - Data Review Findings Tech Memo 2012"
This is an appendix to the information request #4 response titled "Predicted TDS Concentration in Mine Water Discharge Based on Calculated TDS Values"
This is an appendix to the information request #9 response titled "Snap Lake Water Management Treatment Alternatives Report" 2008
This is an appendix to the information request #18 response regarding the Curtain Grouting Letter from MSE Drilling Grouting, April 24, 2014
A document submited by the GNWT regarding Total Dissolved Solids and water quality standards.
The Public Hering will be held on June 5 and 6.
A joint letter from the Government of Canada and the NWT to the NSMA regarding participation in the Snap Lake EA.
The GNWT response to information request number 7.
Supplimental IRs from the Technical Session.
YKDFN supplimental IR from Techical Session
GNWT supplimental IR from Techincal Session
SLEMA supplimental IR from Technical Session
Transcript for day 1 of the Technical Session.
Transcript for Day 2 of the Technical Session
Technical Session Information requests are due on Tuesday April 22 at 5:00.
The information requests from the Technical Session.
Information provided by De Beers during the Technical Session
Information provided by De Beers during the Technical Session.
Information provided by De Beers during the Technical Session.
Information provided by De Beers during the Technical Session.
This is information provided by DeBeers during the Technical Session.
A poster provided by De Beers during the Technical Session.
This is the De Beers Technical Session presentation on the Nitrogen Response Plan.
This is the De Beers amendment overview presentation for the Technical Session.
Should you wish to participate in the Tech Session by phone please contact the MVLWB or the Review Board.
This document contains supplemental filings related to IR's, MVRMA Section 117 and chronic effects benchmark testing.
A document provided by De Beers that outlines the supplimental information that will be provided on Friday April 11.
The agenda for the Technical Session
The Review Board and MVLWB have retained an independent consulting firm. This note to file explains the responsibilities of the independent consultant(s) and has their CVs attached.
The Review Board's Reasons for Decision regarding the scope of the environmental assessment.
The Review Board requested comments from parties on the scope of the assessment and the workplan This document contains reviewer comments and De Beers' responses.
Letters from the GoC and the GNWT to the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, Lutsel Ke Dene First Nation, Deninu Kue First Nation, Tlicho Government and the NWT Metis Nation re participation
The report summarizes the current update of the groundwater flow model of the Snap Lake Mine. This report was provided by De Beers in response to an information request from the MVLWB, IR #6.
Combined workplan for the environmental assessment and water licence amendment of the Snap Lake amendment project.
A summary by the developer of the March 11 site vist.
A letter from AANDC and the GNWT requesting rescheduling of the Technical Session.
Review Board staff attended a site visit of the Snap Lake Diamond Mine on March 11, 2014.
The strontium response plan for the Snap Lake Diamond Mine.
This is an updated letter with active links. The original letter had innactive links.
Draft Workplan for the joint Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board and Review Board Snap Lake environmental assessment and Water Licence Amendment process
This is a cover letter that describes the joint Mackenzie Valley Land & Water Board and Review Board process. It also requests comments on the draft EA scoping document and water licence amendment.
A document to assist reviewers in defining which proposed amendments may be considered within the Review Boards environmental assessment.
This document invites reviewers to submit comments on the Online Review System for the Snap Lake Water Licence Amendment Application and EA Scoping Document.
The Water Licence application that was referred to EA.
A document containing links for the water licence application documents.
The MVLWB 'Mining Industry Questionanaire'
The purpose of the report is to present the methods used to predict the water quality discharging to Snap Lake from the Mine, and to provide the results of these predictions
An update to the Developer's community engagement activities since 2011.
The Nitrogen Response Plan describes the tasks that De Beers has completed and is in the process of completing in response to increasing nitrate and ammonia concentrations in Snap Lake:
An update to the existing hydrodyanamic report including: TDS, nutrients, major ions, metals, and metalloids.