Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project - Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

OTTAWA, Dec. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $ 462,110 to 10 applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located off the southeast coast of Nova Scotia.

Details of Allocation

Applicant

Allocation

Assembly of First Nations Chiefs of New Brunswick

$96,140

Kingsclear First Nation

$10,810

Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office on behalf of Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia

$167,640

Madawaska Maliseet First Nation

$12,260

Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council on behalf of the Native Council of Nova Scotia

$12,300

Oromocto First Nation

$12,300

Sipekne'katik First Nation

$50,640

St. Mary's First Nation

$43,930

Tobique First Nation

$12,160

Woodstock First Nation

$43,930

Total

$ 462,110

 

Quick Facts

  • This funding was made available to the public and Aboriginal groups through the Participant Funding Program administered by the Agency. It will enable participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on the summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report, and on potential environmental assessment conditions.
  • More information on this project is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 80109.
  • 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.

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SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

For further information: Contacts : Maja Graham, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-960-1519, maja.graham@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

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