Inspection and Monitoring

  •  (1) Foothills shall, in a manner satisfactory to the designated officer, inspect, evaluate and, when directed by the designated officer, monitor the pipeline and the environment affected by its construction and operation.

  • (2) When requested by the designated officer, Foothills shall, within a reasonable period of time, report the results of the inspection, evaluation and monitoring referred to in subsection (1) to the designated officer.

 Where the designated officer is of the opinion that construction or operation of the pipeline has caused or is likely to cause a significant adverse environmental impact, Foothills shall take such measures as are satisfactory to the designated officer to mitigate or remedy the environmental impact and to prevent its recurrence.

Protection of Shelter Belts

  •  (1) Foothills shall, where practicable, avoid the removal of any trees or shrubs from any shelter belt or wind break on any agricultural land.

  • (2) Where, in the construction of the pipeline, Foothills removes trees or shrubs from a shelter belt or wind break on any agricultural land, Foothills shall take such remedial measures as are satisfactory to the landowner or tenant of the land as soon as possible after the removal.

Forest and Prairie Fire Prevention and Suppression

 Foothills shall develop such measures as are satisfactory to the designated officer for forest and prairie fire prevention and suppression.

 Foothills shall, for the purpose of forest and prairie fire prevention and suppression, modify, when necessary, its construction procedures in a manner compatible with the forest and prairie fire hazard rating applicable to the area in which the construction of the pipeline is taking place.

 Foothills shall be prepared to assist in any forest or prairie fire suppression in respect of a fire in an area through which the pipeline passes.

Environmental Plans and Procedures Manual

  •  (1) Foothills shall prepare for the approval of the designated officer, and submit to him, at a time satisfactory to him, an Environmental Plans and Procedures Manual that sets out the measures and procedures Foothills proposes to take to

    • (a) comply with this Part;

    • (b) carry out any environmental requirements imposed by law; and

    • (c) prevent, mitigate or remedy any adverse environmental impact that may result from the construction or operation of the pipeline.

  • (2) When the Environmental Plans and Procedures Manual referred to in subsection (1) is approved by the designated officer, Foothills shall thereupon carry out the measures and procedures set out therein.

Submissions

  •  (1) Foothills shall submit to the designated officer, in accordance with a schedule approved by him,

    • (a) the environmental information used by it in preparing the manual referred to in subsection 141(1); and

    • (b) construction scheduling and engineering design information necessary for a review and evaluation of the manual.

  • (2) Foothills shall, when requested by the designated officer, submit to him any studies, reports, analyses or other material on which the information submitted pursuant to section 72 or subsection 77(1) was based.

  • (3) Where Foothills conducts studies or gathers data or information when considering the effect, if any, of the construction or operation of the pipeline on the existing or potential use of any land or waterbody through which the pipeline passes for the purpose of taking into account such effect pursuant to section 56, such studies, data or information shall be submitted by Foothills to the designated officer when requested by him.