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Form to request authorization for the use of a pest control product or drug (deleterious substance) against aquatic invasive species


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Ensure you include as much information as possible for these sections.

Section 1: Proponent information

Section 2: Primary project details

Section 3: Rationale for deposit

Section 4: Environmental impacts of deposit

Section 5: Protocol and safety

Section 6: Consultations

Section 7: Reestablishment strategy

Section 8: Monitoring

Section 9: Contingency strategy

This document constitutes a request from the Proponent (Section 1) to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard to authorise the deposit of a deleterious substance to control an aquatic invasive species pursuant to s. 19(3) of the Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations SOR / 2015-121 (AISR). The Proponent will include all appropriate details in the project details (Section 2 and 3) as well as details regarding environmental impact (Sections 4-7). Notwithstanding any Authorization received subsequent to this application, the Proponent must ensure compliance with all other relevant provincial and federal legislation and regulations including but not limited to: any relevant Provincial pesticide application and labour laws, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999; the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992. Further this Authorisation may also require a subsequent consultation with affected indigenous groups.

The applicant must ensure all the relevant information is properly included. An incomplete submission will not be considered. DFO reserves the right to ask the proponent to supply additional information to clarify any elements of the proposal put forth in this application.

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