Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project

Participant Funding Allocated

OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $228,977 in federal funds to 13 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project, located in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 250 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program. It will assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on its summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report and the potential environmental assessment conditions.

For more information on the project and the federal environmental assessment process, please visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80132).

Details of Funding Allocation for the Project

 

Recipients

Allocation

Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus Natashquan

$12,300

Corporation Ka Tshishpeuatak, on behalf of the conseil des Innus de Ekuanitshit

$12,300

Elsipogtog First Nation

$12,300

Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office

$38,985

Maliseet Nation in New Brunswick

$24,160

Miawpukek First Nation

$12,300

Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat

$18,230

Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Incorporated

$33,055

NunatuKavut Community Council

$18,650

Qalipu First Nation

$10,897

Sipekne'katik

$12,300

William Montevecchi

$11,200

Woodstock First Nation

$12,300

Total

$228,977

 

Associated Links

Follow us on Twitter: @CEAA_ACEE

 

SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

For further information: Jaclyn Sauvé, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-862-5596, Jaclyn.Sauve@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.ceaa.gc.ca

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890