Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project - Participant Funding Allocated

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $217,777 in federal funds to 12 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 480 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in an area known as the Flemish Pass, in the Atlantic Ocean.

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program. It will assist the participation of 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 80129).

Details of Funding Allocation for the Project



Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus de Natashquan


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


Elsipogtog First Nation


Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office


Maliseet Nation in New Brunswick


Miawpukek First Nation


Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat


Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Incorporated


NunatuKavut Community Council


Qalipu First Nation




Woodstock First Nation




Associated Links

Participant Funding Program (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency)
Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency)

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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


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