OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment
Agency is making funding available through its Participant Funding
Program to support the participation of the public and Aboriginal
groups in the environmental assessment by a review panel of the Roberts
Bank Terminal 2 Project in Delta, British Columbia.
Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to assist their
participation in the upcoming environmental assessment, including
reviewing and providing comments on the Review Panel Terms of Reference
and the Environmental Impact Statement, and participating in the public
Applications received by March 7, 2014 will be considered. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will
be announced at a later date.
To apply for funding, email the Participant Funding Program at PFP.PAFP@ceaa-acee.gc.ca or call 1-866-582-1884.
The Participant Funding application form-Environmental Assessment by Review Panel is available online through
the Participant Funding Program section of the Agency's website:
Port Metro Vancouver proposes the construction and operation of a new
three-berth marine container terminal located at Roberts Bank in Delta,
British Columbia, approximately 35 kilometres south of Vancouver. The
proposed project, to be located next to the existing Deltaport and
Westshore Terminals, would provide an additional 2.4 million units of
container capacity per year at Roberts Bank.
On January 7, 2014, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, referred the
proposed Roberts Bank terminal 2 Project to a review panel for an
environmental assessment. Information on the proposed project and the
environmental assessment process is available on the Canadian
Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 80054.
Deadline for applications from eligible individuals and groups is March 7, 2014. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will be announced at a
SOURCE: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
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Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency