OTTAWA, July 23, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment
Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $18 251 to four applicants
to support their participation in the federal environmental assessment
of the proposed Dumont Nickel Mine Project located in Quebec. The recipients are: Société pour vaincre la
pollution, Société de l'eau souterraine Abitibi-Témiscamingue,
Organisme de bassin versant du Témiscamingue and Conseil régional de
l'environnement de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
This funding is allocated through the Participant Funding Program
administered by the Agency and is intended to support public
participation in upcoming steps of the comprehensive study process,
including the review of the Comprehensive Study Report.
A funding review committee, independent of the environmental assessment
process, was established to assess the applications for funding. The
committee's report, along with further information on the project, is
available on the Agency's website at www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca Registry number: 66976)
The project consists of the construction, operation and decommissioning
of an open pit nickel mine located approximately 25 km northwest of
Amos, in Québec.
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.
SOURCE: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
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