Name of the project /
Biopile and On-site Treatment of Soils Contaminated by Petroleum Hydrocarbons
Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec
Expected date of construction /
The project is located in the Northern Village of Ivujivik, on Category I lands. The two main sites of the project are the Village’s pumping station on the north shore of Lake Imirtavialuk where the oil spill occurred and the landfill site where the biopile will be installed
A diesel spill occurred in May 2020 at the pumping station of the Northern Village of Ivujivik, on the edge of Lake Imirtavialuk. After approval by the municipality, the contaminated soils were excavated and stored at the northern landfill in the Northern Village of Ivujivik.
Step of the procedure /
Decision and authorization