Area East of the Babbage River
12. (20) The parties agree that the area east of the Babbage River extending to the jurisdictional boundary between the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, but not including the adjacent nearshore and offshore waters, shall be designated as an area in which controlled development may take place, subject to the provisions of this Agreement and to laws of general application.
(b) evaluation of practical alternative locations and of the relative commercial and economic merits of and environmental impact on such locations compared to the part or parts of the area proposed for utilisation in the application;
(c) evaluation of the environmental and social impacts of the proposed development ;
(e) evaluation of the ability of the applicant to demonstrate that he has, or will acquire, the proven capability to carry out the project in accordance, with established standards of performance, safeguard and other requirements and to carry out the necessary environmental mitigation and restoration; and
(f) requirements for effective machinery to ensure that the development proceeds in accordance with any established terms and conditions.