Current status

Terms of reference: approved, November 4, 2005

Project summary

The purpose of the undertaking if for for new electricity generation for the Township of Red Rock.


SynFuel Technologies


Township of Red Rock



Reference number



Environmental Assessment and Permissions Branch

Project history

Terms of reference: approved
Date submitted:  December 31, 2004
Expiry of public comment period:  February 4, 2005
Decision date: November 4, 2005

Designation (voluntary agreement): granted
Decision date: December 14, 2004

Terms of reference

Project type

SynFuel Technologies has developed a Terms of Reference for the preparation of an environmental assessment for new electricity generation for the Township of Red Rock, Ontario. On December 31, 2004, the Terms of Reference was submitted to the Minister of the Environment for approval under section 6(2)(a) of the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. If approved, the Terms of Reference will serve as the framework for the preparation of the environmental assessment.

Purpose of the study

The purpose of the environmental assessment is to assess new electricity generation options for the Township of Red Rock, Ontario. The environmental assessment will assess alternatives to the undertaking, alternative methods of carrying out the undertaking, environmental effects, mitigation measures and will provide for government agency review and public consultation.

Designation (voluntary agreement)

The proponent entered into a voluntary designation agreement with the Minister on December 14, 2004 to make the activity of generating and transmitting electricity in Red Rock by the proponent subject to the Environmental Assessment Act.