Proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project - Participant Funding Available

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to support the participation of the public and Aboriginal groups in the environmental assessment by a review panel of the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project in Delta, British Columbia.

Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to assist their participation in the upcoming environmental assessment, including reviewing and providing comments on the Review Panel Terms of Reference and the Environmental Impact Statement, and participating in the public hearing.

Applications received by March 7, 2014 will be considered. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will be announced at a later date.

To apply for funding, email the Participant Funding Program at PFP.PAFP@ceaa-acee.gc.ca or call 1-866-582-1884.

The Participant Funding application form-Environmental Assessment by Review Panel is available online through the Participant Funding Program section of the Agency's website:

Quick Facts

  • Port Metro Vancouver proposes the construction and operation of a new three-berth marine container terminal located at Roberts Bank in Delta, British Columbia, approximately 35 kilometres south of Vancouver. The proposed project, to be located next to the existing Deltaport and Westshore Terminals, would provide an additional 2.4 million units of container capacity per year at Roberts Bank.

  • On January 7, 2014, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, referred the proposed Roberts Bank terminal 2 Project to a review panel for an environmental assessment. Information on the proposed project and the environmental assessment process is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 80054.

  • Deadline for applications from eligible individuals and groups is March 7, 2014. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will be announced at a later date.

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Contact
Lucille Jamault
Communications
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Telephone: 613-957-0434
lucille.jamault@ceaa-acee.gc.ca