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Marten Falls Community Access Road Project

Marten Falls (Ontario); Northern end of Painter Lake forestry road (Ontario)

Reference number: 80184
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Marten Falls First Nation
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment to be determined
Status: Project under consideration

Latest Update

August 9, 2019 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is inviting public comments until August 29, 2019 on the project and its potential for causing adverse environmental effects.

About the Proposal

Marten Falls First Nation is proposing the construction and operation, including maintenance, of an all-season multi-use community access road approximately 140 to 250 kilometres in length, connecting the northern end of Painter Lake forestry road to the community of Marten Falls. Marten Falls is located at the junction of the Albany and Ogoki rivers, approximately 170 kilometres northeast of Nakina, Ontario. As proposed, the Marten Falls Community Access Road Project could enable future access to potential mineral development activities in the Ring of Fire area.


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  • News Releases (1)
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  • Additional Information (1)
    Contains additional records related to the project and the environmental assessment process.
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For questions or information, please contact:

Marten Falls Community Access Road Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
600-55 York Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1R7
Telephone: 416-952-1576
Fax: 416-952-1573

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