Dear Mr. Taylor,
Please find enclosed Lake Ontario Waterkeeper's supplementary submission on the above-mentioned matter. We appreciate the Ministry's efforts to clarify the details of the project proposal.
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper (â€œWaterkeeperâ€) submits the following recommendation in order to protect the Wolfe Island ecosystem during Lafarge Canada's (â€œLafargeâ€) proposed water-taking for its concrete batching plant:
The permit to take water application be amended to include the following information/ documents:
The dust control strategy,
A description of the monitoring program that will ensure excess water is stored and discharged appropriately,
A description of a monitoring and mitigation plan for protecting fish and fish habitat during the water taking, and
Clarification regarding the application of the federal environmental assessment process.
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