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Southampton MT (148710)
Proposal Status: Conformity Determination Issued
Project Overview
Type of application: New
Proponent name: Brian Roberts
Company: Natural Resources Canada
Schedule:
Start Date: 2018-07-15
End Date: 2018-07-30
Operation Type: Annual
Project Description:
The Southampton Island field area was selected for study in 2018 to provide a better understanding of how ancient fluid flowed through rocks on the island and to help assess the possible locations for where hydrocarbon may be trapped in the rocks. A ground based geophysical survey would be performed on Southampton Island, Nunavut, to provide information on the subsurface rocks and help identify the potential for hydrocarbon reservoirs. Please see uploaded documents that provide a more expanded project description in English and Inuktitut.
Personnel:
Persons: 3
Days: 14
Project Map
List of all project geometries:
ID Geometry Location Name
3321 polygon Cape Donovan onshore Magnetotelluric survey
Planning Regions:
Kitikmeot
Affected Areas and Land Types
Inuit Owned Surface Lands
Settlement Area
Keewatin Planning Region
Southampton and Coats Island
Project Land Use and Authorizations
Project Land Use
Scientific Research
Scientific Research
Licensing Agencies
No data found.
Other Licensing Requirements
No data found.
Material Use
Equipment
Type Quantity Size Use
helicopter 1 0 Travel from Coral Harbour to field area and back daily with people and equipment,
Fuel Use
Type Container(s) Capacity UOM Use
Aviation fuel 1 200 Gallons Helicopter will refuel in Coral Harbour. We assume the fuel will come from a large container, maybe at the airport.
Hazardous Material and Chemical Use
Type Container(s) Capacity UOM Use
other 1 0 Gallons There are no hazardous materials or chemicals being utilized
Water Consumption
Daily Amount (m3) Retrieval Method Retrieval Location
0
Waste and Impacts
Environmental Impacts
At each recording station, eight small holes are made to bury sensors for overnight recording. The following day the equipment is removed and the holes are filled in. There is no other disruption at the site, so very minimal environmental impact.
Waste Management
Waste Type Quantity Generated Treatement Method Disposal Method
Overburden (organic soil, waste material, tailings) There will be very small amounts of disrupted overburden none Placed back in hole
Category: Application form attachment - Other Authorizations
Recieved: 2018-03-01
Originator: Brian Roberts
Public Registry ID: 13705
Document Size: 569.6 Kb
Category: Application form attachment - Other Authorizations
Recieved: 2018-03-01
Originator: Brian Roberts
Public Registry ID: 13706
Document Size: 465.27 Kb
Category: Application form attachment - Project description
Recieved: 2018-03-01
Originator: Brian Roberts
Public Registry ID: 13703
Document Size: 4.69 Kb
Category: Application form attachment - Project description
Recieved: 2018-03-01
Originator: Brian Roberts
Public Registry ID: 13704
Document Size: 21.73 Kb
Category: Application related document - Conformity Determination Letter
Recieved: 2018-03-08
Originator: Peter Scholz
Public Registry ID: 13735
Document Size: 596.25 Kb

KEEWATIN QUESTIONAIRE

GENERAL
Environmental Protection:
s2.4.9: The applicant undertakes to prevent any new occurances of pollution, garbage and contamination at the site of the development.
YES

Removal of Fuel Drums:
s2.4.9: The applicant undertakes to remove all drums safely from the site and dispose of the drums in a safe manner.
YES

New Site Restoration and Clean Up:
s2.4.15 and Appendix 2,s1: The applicant undertakes to clean up the site and restore the site to its natural condition to the greatest extent possible.
YES

Old Site Restoration and Clean Up:
s3.13.2: The applicant undertakes to clean up the site and restore the site to its original condition to the greatest extent possible, including any work required due to the applicant's action prior to this application.
YES

Low Level Air Flights:
s5.4.4 and Apendix 2, s3: Will the applicant avoid low-level flights?
YES

Caribou Protection Measures:
s2.4.6 and Appendix 3: Will the applicant comply with the Caribou Protection Measures outlined in section 2.4.6 and in Appendix 3?
YES

Caribou Water Crossings:
Will the applicant avoid, between May 15 and September 1, to construct any camp, cache any fuel or conduct s2.4.6 and map: any blasting within 10 km of any Designated Caribou Water Crossing identified
YES

ARCHEOLOGY
Reporting of Archaeological Sites:
s4.4.3 and Appendix 3, s2 and s8: Will the applicant immediately report the discovery of all suspected archaeological sites to the Government of Nunavut?
YES

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
Scientific Research:
s6.4.2: Does the project proposal involve scientific research?
YES
If yes, will the applicant integrate all available and relevant local and traditional knowledge when conducting its research?
YES
Local Services and Local Employment:
s6.4.3: Will the applicant rely on local services and employment where possible?
YES
Describe the services retained and people to be employed.
We will be using a local contractor to receive and store equipment, local taxi service for daily transport to airport, local accommodations in Coral Harbour, and purchasing food and supplies from local sources.

Communication on Scientific Research:
s6.4.4: Will the applicant communicate with communities in language that is clear, non-technical, in Inuktitut and English and communicate to the affected communities the results of all scientific res
YES

Consultation with Nunavut Research Institute:
s6.4.5: Has the applicant made all reasonable efforts to consult with the Nunavut Research Institute about research that would benefit or interest local residents?
NO
If no, explain why.
The Nunavut Research Institute is consulted with at a higher level for overall GEM research goals and not by individual small projects.

PARTICULAR AREAS
Game Sanctuary:
s2.4.1: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, within the Thelon Game sanctuary?
NO

Bird Sanctuary:
s2.4.1: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, within the Mc Connell River Migratory Bird Sanctuary, the Harry Gibbons Migratory Bird Sanctuary or, the East Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary
NO

Southern Southampton Island and Coats Island:
s3.4.5: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, in southern Southampton Island and Coats Island?
YES
If yes, does the project proposal involve hydrocarbon exploration?
NO
Municipal Lands:
s1.4.3: Is the project located, in whole or in part, within municipal boundaries?
NO

PARTICULAR ACTIVITIES



New Land Use:
Does the project proposal involve a new type of land use never engaged in before in the region?
NO

Code of Good Conduct for Land Users:
Appendix 2: The applicant undertakes to adhere to the Code of Good Conduct at all times.
YES