Name of the project

Relocation of the fuel tank farm and addition of tanks

Proponent

FCNQ Petro

Expected date of construction

Summer 2015

Community

Akulivik

Step of the procedure

  • Decision and authorization

Decision

The Commission has decided not to subject the project to the environmental and social impact assessment procedure.

Description

The project involves the relocation and an increase in the storage capacity of petroleum products of community’s fuel tank farm. The three tanks used at the current farm will be emptied, cleaned, dismantled and rebuilt at the new one. A new vertical tank with a capacity of 1.59 million liters will be constructed. A horizontal tank 50,000 liters will also be constructed.

The area of the new retention pond will be 3,369 square meters and it will be fenced.

All associated facilities of the tank farm, the pumping station, the building housing the electrical room and an office, the loading dock, as well as accessories will be replaced. All metal waste from the decommissioning of the existing deposit will be sent south by boat. During construction, the distribution of petroleum products will be ensured by temporary tanks.

Calendar

Work will be conducted in the summer of 2015.

Documents available for consultation

Additional information

For more information, contact the KEQC secretariat:

Phone: 418-521-3950, ext. 4810

Email: secretariat@keqc-cqek.ca

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