Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment
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
|Assembly of First Nations Chiefs of New Brunswick
|Kingsclear First Nation
|Kwilmu’kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office on behalf of Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia
|Madawaska Maliseet First Nation
|Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council on behalf of the Native Council of Nova Scotia
|Oromocto First Nation
|Sipekne’katik First Nation
|St. Mary’s First Nation
|Tobique First Nation
|Woodstock First Nation
- 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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Maja Graham Communications Advisor Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency 613-960-1519 [email protected]