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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 1/14

Kami Iron Ore Project Undertaking Order
under the
Environmental Protection Act
(O.C. 2014-004)

(Filed January 10, 2014)

Under the authority of paragraph 67(3)(a) of the Environmental Protection Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Minister of Environment and Conservation, makes the following Order.

Dated at St. Johnís , January 10, 2014.

Julia Mullaley
Clerk of the Executive Council

ORDER

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Short title

††††††† 1. This Order may be cited as the Kami Iron Ore Project Undertaking Order .

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Release from environmental assessment

††††††† 2. The Kami Iron Ore Project by Kami Mine Limited Partnership is released from environmental assessment.

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Conditions of release

††††††† 3. T he release of the Kami Iron Ore Project from environmental assessment under section 2 is subject to the following terms and conditions:

†††††††††††† (a) Kami Mine Limited Partnership shall adhere to all mitigation, monitoring and commitments stated in the Environmental Impact Statement submitted October 1, 2012 and the additional Environmental Impact Statement Amendments submitted on February 15, 2013 and June 27, 2013 and any other supporting documentation derived through the environmental assessment process;

†††††††††††† (b) Kami Mine Limited Partnership shall prepare a general Environmental Protection Plan for all applicable construction and operation activities and submit the Environmental Protection Plan to the Minister of Environment and Conservation, and receive the ministerís approval for the Environmental Protection Plan, prior to the start of construction;

†††††††††††† (c) Kami Mine Limited Partnership shall prepare an Environmental Protection Plan for the following Project Valued Ecosystem Components and submit the Environmental Protection Plan to the Minister of Environment and Conservation, and receive the ministerís approval for the Plan, prior to the start of construction. The Environmental Protection Plan will be developed in order to minimize disturbance and mitigate potential effects on Valued Ecosystem Components during project construction and operation. The Environmental Protection Plan will cover the following Valued Ecosystem Components :

††††††††††††††††††††† (i) wetlands,

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii) avifauna including listed species that occur within western Labrador ,

††††††††††††††††††† (iii) other wildlife, and

††††††††††††††††††† (iv) species of conservation concern including Lac Joseph Caribou, George River Caribou, Bats and rare and uncommon plants;

†††††††††††† (d) Kami Mine Limited Partnership shall prepare Environmental Effects Monitoring Plans for the following Valued Ecosystem Components , in consultation with the Wildlife Division and submit them to the Minister of Environment and Conservation, and receive the ministerís approval for the Environmental Effects Monitoring Plans, prior to the start of construction. The Environmental Effects Monitoring Plans will be developed to monitor effects as a result of the project and to ensure that any changes to existing baseline as a result of project effects are documented and mitigated against.

††††††††††††††††††††† (i) wetlands,

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii) avifauna including listed species that occur within western Labrador ,

††††††††††††††††††† (iii) other wildlife, and

††††††††††††††††††† (iv) species of Conservation Concern including Lac Joseph Caribou, George River Caribou, Bats and rare and uncommon plants;

†††††††††††† (e) Kami Mine Limited Partnership shall prepare a Benefits Agreement in consultation with the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Finance and submit it to the Minister of Natural Resources and the Minister of Finance and receive the approval of both ministers prior to the start of construction; and

††††††††††††† (f) Kami Mine Limited Partnership shall prepare a Real-Time Monitoring Network Agreement, in consultation with the Water Resources Management Division and submit the Real-Time Monitoring Network Agreement to the Minister of Environment and Conservation, and receive the ministerís approval for the Real-Time Monitoring Network Agreement prior to the start of construction.