Federal Funding Awarded to Participate in the Environmental
OTTAWA, Aug. 25 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has
awarded a total of $25,000 to four applicants in support of their
participation in the federal environmental assessment of the proposed
407 East Transportation Corridor Project in the Durham Region in Ontario.
The funding recipients are: Transport Action Ontario, the Board of
Management of the Toronto Zoo, Libby Racansky and the Huron-Wendat
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 of the comprehensive study
process, including the 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 at href="http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/">www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca
, under reference number 10-03-39781.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (the proponent) is proposing to
construct an easterly extension of the 407 Transportation Corridor
(highway/transitway). The undertaking would consist of a highway and
transitway, including the extension of mainline 407 from its current
terminus at Brock Road to Highway 35/115 and two north-south links
connecting Highway 401 to the proposed extension of Highway 407.
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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