Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project - Federal Funding Allocated

OTTAWA, March 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $29,547 in federal funds to two recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project, located in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 350 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program. It will assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on its summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report and the potential environmental assessment conditions.

For more information on the project and the federal environmental assessment process, please visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80130).

Details of Funding Allocation for the Project

 

Recipients

Allocation

NunatuKavut Community Council

$18,650

Qalipu First Nation

$10,897

Total

$29,547

 

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SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

For further information: Karen Fish, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-957-0278, Karen.Fish@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

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