Environmental protection planning is the primary mechanism for implementing mitigation measures for all construction activities. These practices are determined through the EA process and are required by applicable agencies through the permitting process.
ENL has developed EPP minimum requirements that describe responsibilities, expectations and methods for environmental protection associated with Project construction activities. This indicates the minimum environmental measures ENL requires from all consultants and contractors working on the Project. The EPP includes mitigation best practices (MBPs), wildlife protocols and environmental constraints mapping associated with the Project. Environmental project constraints that are identified on the mapping include wildlife, wetlands, archaeology, rare flora and protected areas such as provincial parks. Appropriate mitigation measures will be taken depending on the constraint area, for example, some areas will be avoided at all times, such as archaeological sites and provincial and federal protected parks.
ENL will provide the EPP minimum requirements to all contractors from which they will develop an activity specific contractor EPP for their scope of work. Contractors will be responsible for providing all specifics of environmental protection to their scope of work and geographic region and for installing, maintaining and monitoring control measures in place until the contract is complete.