OTTAWA, Dec. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - The Review Panel for the proposed Milton Logistics Hub Project is seeking public comments on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and additional information prepared by the proponent, Canadian National Railway Company.
The Review Panel invites the public, Indigenous groups, governments and other participants to submit comments in writing on whether the information submitted by the proponent is sufficient to proceed to the public hearing, or whether the proponent should provide additional information. The EIS provides an analysis of the potential environmental effects of the project and measures to mitigate those impacts.
The Review Panel will consider all submissions received in making its determination on whether further information is required from the proponent. All submissions received will be considered public and posted online. Written comments in either official language should be sent by March 6, 2017 to:
Panel Manager, Milton Logistics Hub Project
c/o Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor, Ottawa ON K1A 0H3
A resource document to assist participants in the preparation of submissions regarding the sufficiency review, as well as the Environmental Impact Statement and additional information, are available on the public registry at ceaa.gc.ca, reference number 80100.
The Proposed Project
The Canadian National Railway Company is proposing the construction and operation of a logistics hub, designed to transfer containers between trucks and railcars. The project would be located in Milton, Ontario on 400-acres of CN-owned land, and would include a railway yard with more than 20 km of track.
SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
For further information: Media may contact, Lucille Jamault, Milton Logistics Hub Project -- Review Panel, 613-957-0434 / firstname.lastname@example.org