OTTAWA, Aug. 30 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has
awarded $50,000 to four applicants in support of their participation in
the federal environmental assessment of the proposed Lake Winnipeg East
Side Road Project in Manitoba.
The funding recipients are: Manitoba Métis Federation, Black River First
Nation, Hollow Water First Nation and Gaile Whelan Enns.
This funding is awarded through the Participant Funding Program
administered by the Agency and is being provided to assist the
recipients in participating in upcoming steps in the comprehensive study
process, including the public review of the comprehensive study report.
A funding review committee examined the requests for funding. The committee's
report, along with further information on the project, is available
in the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry on the Agency's
website at href="http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/">www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca
, under reference number 09-03-52056.
The East Side Road Authority is proposing to construct, operate, and
maintain an all-season road from Provincial Road 304 at Manigotagan to
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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