OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Bay du Nord Development Project, located 450 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment, as detailed in the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Guidelines. Comments received will be taken into consideration in finalizing the EIS Guidelines before issuing them to the proponent, Equinor Canada Ltd.
This is the second of four opportunities for the public to comment on the environmental assessment of the project.
All comments received will be considered public. Written comments in either official language must be submitted by September 9, 2018 to:
Bay du Nord Development Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
200-1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N4
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For further information: Alison Reilander, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 343-998-2916, Alison.Reilander@canada.ca