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Class EA

Class EA for Waterpower Projects Sixth Edition - November 2015

The Class Environmental Assessment for Waterpower Projects (Class EA) was approved in October 2008 as a planning process that allows proponents to assess the potential effects to the environment using best available information in order to make an informed decision about how or whether a project should proceed. The Class EA applies to all waterpower projects to which Ontario Regulation 116/01 – Electricity Projects (2001) under the EA Act currently or as amended applies. The Class EA was amended on October 8, 2015 with the following amendments:

Table 1- Accepted Minor Amendments to the Class EA 2015 (PDF)

The sixth edition of the Class EA for Waterpower Projectes was published on November 9, 2015 and included all up-to-date amendements incorporated in a single accessilbe document available here. If you are interested in ordering a printed version of the Class EA please contact Janelle Bates jbates@owa.ca

Notice of Amendments to the Class EA for Waterpower Projects

NOTICE OF MINOR AMENDMENTS TO THE CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR WATERPOWER PROJECTS OCTOBER 2015 (PDF)

NOTICE OF MINOR AMENDMENTS TO THE CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR WATERPOWER PROJECTES OCTOBER 2014 (PDF)

NOTICE OF MINOR AMENDMENTS TO THE CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR WATERPOWER PROJECTS SEPTEMBER 2013 (PDF)

NOTICE OF MINOR AMENDMENTS CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR WATERPOWER PROJECTS MARCH 2012 (PDF)

NOTICE OF MINOR AMENDMENTS CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR WATERPOWER PROJECTS MARCH 2011(PDF)

NOTICE OF MINOR AMENDMENTS CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR WATERPOWER PROJECTS 2010 (PDF)

Proposed Amendment to the Class EA for Waterpower Projects Q&A Revised September 12, 2012 (PDF)
Proposed Amendment to the Class EA for Waterpower Projects Webinar Presentation (PDF)
Proposed Amendment to the Class EA for Waterpower Projects (PDF)
Draft Notice of Project Template (PDF)

Class EA  
Waterpower Facilities 
(PDF - Size: 432 K)   
A Citizen's Guide - Understanding the Class Environmental Assessment Process 
for Waterpower Projects
 (PDF)