Pole Removal at NRC Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

The National Research Council of Canada is proposing to remove a section of the existing pole array at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, located approximately 20 km south of Penticton, British Columbia. Project works will include removal of cables from poles, cutting and felling of approximately 300 wooden poles, removal of pole ends from the ground for disposal off-site, and backfilling of holes.

Latest update

January 23, 2020 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - January 23, 2020
1 Pole Array Removal Project - Public Comments Invited - December 19, 2019


National Research Council of Canada
Email: NRC.ImpactAssessment-Evaluationdimpact.CNRC@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, British Columbia (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    National Research Council of Canada
  • Authorities

    • National Research Council of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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...within 200 kilometres
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