OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Review Panel for the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is holding an information session in Vancouver, British Columbia. The public is invited to attend and observe the meeting scheduled for January 30, 2019.
The session is needed to gather additional information from technical experts to help the Panel better understand the potential effects of the Project and to satisfy its responsibilities under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012. Specifically it will provide an opportunity for the Panel to obtain additional information on the purpose of the Project.
The information session will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at the Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street in Vancouver.
The Review Panel intends to provide a live audio feed of the session. The public is invited to observe in person or listen in by live audio. Following the session a transcript of the proceedings will be posted to the Registry (reference #80054).
Please note that the information session is not a venue for testing the information already available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry. This will be done at the public hearing at a later date.
The Panel has requested the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Transport Canada and Ashcroft Terminal to make presentations at the information session.
Questions about the information session or about the environmental assessment for the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project can be directed to Panel.RBT2@canada.ca.
All information provided by the Proponent in the form of its Environmental Impact Statement, Marine Shipping Addendum and supplementary material, and information provided by participants during the review, can be found on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry (reference #80054).
Contact for more information:
Panel Manager, Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project
About the Project
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority proposes the construction and operation of a new three-berth marine container terminal located at Roberts Bank in Delta, British Columbia, approximately 35 km south of Vancouver. The proposed Project, to be located next to the existing Deltaport and Westshore Terminals, would provide 2.4 million twenty-foot equivalent units of container capacity per year at Roberts Bank.
SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
For further information: Media Contact: Shelley Rolland-Poruks, Review Panel Communications Advisor, Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project, Tel.: 613-948-1357, Shelley.Rolland-Poruks@canada.ca