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Huckleberry exploration project (148647)
Proposal Status: Conformity Determination Issued
Project Overview
Type of application: New
Proponent name: Mr. David Frenette
Company: On behallf of John Tugak
Schedule:
Start Date: 2018-03-01
End Date: 2025-03-01
Operation Type: Annual
Project Description:
The present application is to permit the installation of an exploration camp on the Huckleberry-0001 property, to permit additional exploration activities including geophysical surveys (airborne and ground support), diamond drilling, rab drilling, trenching and to permit the use of a winter access from the Meliadine area and from Whale Cove up to the Huckleberry-0001 property. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited will manage the exploration activities on this property and will be responsible for its activities. The exploration camp is planned to be installed at the same location where the former exploration camp was installed in the area of the closed portal.
Personnel:
Persons: 20
Days: 60
Project Map
List of all project geometries:
ID Geometry Location Name
3163 polygon Huckleberry-0001
3164 polyline Winter_access_Huckleberry
3177 point Huckleberry camp
Planning Regions:
Kitikmeot
Affected Areas and Land Types
Inuit Owned Surface Lands
Municipal
Settlement Area
Keewatin Planning Region
Project Land Use and Authorizations
Project Land Use
Mineral Exploration
Licensing Agencies
INAC:
KivIA:
NIRB:
NWB:
Other Licensing Requirements
Class B Water License
Class B Land Use Permit
Class III Land Use Permit
Material Use
Equipment
Type Quantity Size Use
Diamond drill 1 21500kg To obtain rock cores.
Dozer D6 1 21500kg To move diamond drill during winter period.
Rab drill 1 1500kg To obtain rock samples.
Tracked tractors (Challenger) 3 20000kg To transport material and equipment on authorized winter access.
Helicopter 2 1500kg To transport material, equipment and workers.
Plane Otter 1 2500kg To transport material, equipment and workers.
Mini excavator 1 1100kg To obtain soil samples, to do small excavations around camp site.
ATV 2 500 To work around camp site.
Snowmobile 2 550kg Transport workers.
Fuel Use
Type Container(s) Capacity UOM Use
Diesel 200 205 Liters Drilling, heating, electricity
Gasoline 20 205 Liters For small motors. ATV, Snowmobile
Aviation fuel 200 205 Liters For helicopter and plane
Diesel 10 600 Liters For drilling
Diesel 10 6000 Liters For drilling
Hazardous Material and Chemical Use
Type Container(s) Capacity UOM Use
Grease 50 25 Liters Machinery maintenance
Glycol 5 1000 Liters Machinery maintenance
Water Consumption
Daily Amount (m3) Retrieval Method Retrieval Location
299 Lakes, ponds and rivers proximal to exploration activities Pumping
Waste and Impacts
Environmental Impacts
Exploration activities in this area are, at this time, planned to be low scale and generate minimal environmental impacts. With all conditions that will be include in NIRB decision, INAC permit, KIA licence, Nunavut water board water licence and Agnico eagle internal management, the impacts will be mitigated.
Waste Management
Waste Type Quantity Generated Treatement Method Disposal Method
Combustible wastes 7 tons NA Incineration or transport
Greywater 5m³/day NA Disposed of in natural depression located at more than 31m from water body
Sewage (human waste) 2 tons NA Incineration or burial
Hazardous waste 5 tons Recycling or safe disposal Transport in southern facility
Non-Combustible wastes 5 tons Recycling or safe disposal Transport in southern facility
Category: Application form attachment - License/ Authorization
Recieved: 2017-11-09
Originator: David Frenette
Public Registry ID: 13230
Document Size: 33.49 Kb
Category: Application form attachment - Other Authorizations
Recieved: 2017-11-09
Originator: David Frenette
Public Registry ID: 13231
Document Size: 437.13 Kb
Category: Application form attachment - Project description
Recieved: 2017-11-09
Originator: David Frenette
Public Registry ID: 13229
Document Size: 922.08 Kb
Category: Application related document - Conformity Determination Letter
Recieved: 2017-11-22
Originator: Peter Scholz
Public Registry ID: 13273
Document Size: 737.46 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

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?
NO
If yes, does the project proposal involve hydrocarbon exploration?
YES
Municipal Lands:
s1.4.3: Is the project located, in whole or in part, within municipal boundaries?
YES

PARTICULAR ACTIVITIES

Uranium Development and Mining:
s3.4.5, s3.4.6: Does the project proposal involve either uranium development or uranium mining?
NO


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