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EBR 012-8234 – Safe Harbour Policy under the Endangered Species Act

ORA submits that every effort should be made to avoid the killing, harming or harassment of species at risk; and that Section 7 should not apply to a proponent that was issued an Overall Benefit Permit because their activities were likely to have an adverse effect on a species at risk or their habitat.  A proponent must ensure that healthy compensatory habitat for a species at risk is maintained throughout the life of the Project.

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