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2001 October Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

October 2001 Report—Chapter 1—Section 6

Exhibit 1.6.4—Decision framework for determining and authorizing harmful alteration, disruption, or destruction of fish habitat

If a project is likely to result in damage or destruction to fish habitat, an environmental assessment should be conducted concurrently and must be completed before an authorization is issued.

Source: Adapted from Decision Framework for the Determination and Authorization of Harmful Alteration, Disruption or Destruction of Fish Habitat, Fisheries and Oceans, 1998