OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment
Agency is conducting a comprehensive study environmental assessment of
the Canpotex Potash Terminal Project located in British Columbia. The
public is invited to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report for this
The Comprehensive Study Report includes the Agency's conclusions and
recommendations regarding the implementation of appropriate mitigation
measures and whether or not the project is likely to cause significant
adverse environmental effects.
After this public comment period, the Minister of the Environment will
take into consideration the Comprehensive Study Report along with
public comments received and issue his environmental assessment
The Comprehensive Study Report and more information on this project are
available on the Agency's website at www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca (registry reference number 47632). The document is available in paper
copy by request.
Public comments received by October 5, 2012 will be considered.
This is the final public comment period for the environmental assessment
of the project.
Canpotex Terminals Limited and the Prince Rupert Port Authority are
proposing to develop and operate a potash export terminal and a rail,
road and utilities corridor on Ridley Island in the Port of Prince
Rupert, in British Columbia.
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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