Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 2015325 Views

December 8, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $462,110 to 10 applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located off the southeast coast of Nova Scotia.

Details of Allocation
Applicant Allocation
Assembly of First Nations Chiefs of New Brunswick $96,140
Kingsclear First Nation $10,810
Kwilmu’kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office on behalf of Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia $167,640
Madawaska Maliseet First Nation $12,260
Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council on behalf of the Native Council of Nova Scotia $12,300
Oromocto First Nation $12,300
Sipekne’katik First Nation $50,640
St. Mary’s First Nation $43,930
Tobique First Nation $12,160
Woodstock First Nation $43,930
Total $462,110

Quick Facts

  • This funding was made available to the public and Aboriginal groups through the Participant Funding Program administered by the Agency. It will enable participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on the summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report, and on potential environmental assessment conditions.
  • More information on this project is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 80109.
  • The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency administers the federal environmental assessment process, which identifies the environmental effects of proposed projects and measures to address those effects, in support of sustainable development.

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Contacts

Maja Graham Communications Advisor Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency 613-960-1519 [email protected]

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