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Recent Environmental Assessment Announcements Positive for Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Oil & Gas Industry

(St. John’s, NL – April 18, 2019) Recent announcements regarding exploration activity offshore Newfoundland and Labrador should have a positive impact on Noia members, the offshore industry, and the entire province. Yesterday, Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, announced that two offshore exploration programs were released from the environmental review process. One is an ExxonMobil […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20192 Views

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Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project and Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project — Environmental Assessment Decision

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency News release April 17, 2019 — St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canada is protecting the environment and growing the economy. Today, the Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the proposed Flemish […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 20197 Views

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Government of Canada announces a new maritime information system pilot project in partnership with the Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council

From: Transport Canada April 17, 2019 Truro Heights, Nova Scotia Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada’s oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous peoples and in close collaboration with local stakeholders and coastal communities to protect Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 20198 Views

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Valentine Gold Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency April 16, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Valentine Gold Project, located 55 kilometres southwest of Millertown in Newfoundland and Labrador. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201910 Views

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Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador launch Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency April 15, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Government of Canada is working to protect the environment, support economic growth, and help create jobs for Canadians. Canadians can count on the government to work with provinces and territories to achieve the sustainable growth we need for a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201911 Views

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Statements Made About KMKNO on Alton Gas are False

Videos circulating on Social Media claiming that Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office (KMKNO) sent a Band Council Resolution (BCR) requesting all 13 Bands to sign in support of Alton Gas releasing brine in the Shubenacadie River is FALSE. The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) – which is made up of all 13 Chiefs in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201936 Views

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Federal agency to commence environmental assessment of proposed Boat Harbour Remediation – Global News

April 11, 2019 The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has confirmed on its website that it will assess a proposed cleanup of the Boat Harbour lagoons near Pictou Landing First Nation in Nova Scotia. Million of litres of treated wastewater effluent from the Northern Pulp mill near Pictou, N.S. are currently piped there and aerated before […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201921 Views

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Boat Harbour Remediation Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency April 10, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the Boat Harbour Remediation Project, located next to Pictou Landing First Nation, Pictou, Nova Scotia. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which aspects […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201923 Views

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Alton Gas opponents says new documents reveal unacceptable salty discharge levels – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Alton Gas is planning to release brine containing more than six times the allowable salt level into the Shubenacadie River estuary as part of its underground gas storage project in Colchester County, project opponents say. “Environment Minister Margaret Miller was quoted (Monday) saying that she trusted the science behind this project and that consultation was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201921 Views

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Sipekne’katik’s appeal of Alton Gas permit denied – Truro Daily News

It’s taken more than two years but the province has again upheld its industrial approval for the Alton Gas project. “The consultations with Sipekne’katik on this industrial approval have been sufficient,” Environment Minister Margaret Miller said Monday in denying the band’s appeal of the permit approval for the second time. “The terms and conditions in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201914 Views

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