Hebron Development Project - Availability of $30,000 to Participate in the Environmental Assessment



    OTTAWA, April 22 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment
Agency (the Agency) is making available $30,000 under its Participant Funding
Program (the Program) to assist groups or individuals to participate in the
environmental assessment of the proposed Hebron Development Project located
offshore of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
    To receive funding, successful applicants must participate in the
environmental assessment of the project. This funding is intended for
activities, such as the review of the comprehensive study report that will
follow the public consultation currently underway on the scope of the project.
    Funding applications received by the Agency by May 22, 2009, will be
considered.
    The Participant Funding Program Guide and the application form are
available on the Agency Web site at www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca . Information on the
project is also available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry on
the Agency Web site, under reference number 09-03-46144.
    ExxonMobil Canada Properties, on behalf of its co-venturers, Chevron
Canada, Petro-Canada, StatoilHydro and Nalcor, is proposing to develop the
Hebron Project. The Hebron Project would include activities associated with
installation, drilling and production, maintenance, and decommissioning of a
concrete gravity-based structure at the Hebron Field, northeast of the Grand
Banks. The proposed project would also involve construction activities at two
locations, the Hebron Field and the Bull Arm marine facilities in Bull Arm,
Trinity Bay.
    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.




For further information:

For further information: Lucille Jamault, Senior Communications Advisor,
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, (613) 957-0434


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