OTTAWA, July 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located 45 kilometres from the city of Saguenay, Quebec.
The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, a document that includes the Agency's conclusions and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects of the project and their significance, the proposed mitigation measures, and the follow-up program.
The Agency also invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the potential environmental assessment conditions for the project. Final conditions would become legally-binding on the proponent if the project is allowed to proceed.
Open-house sessions will be held during this consultation period.
This project has benefited from several public and Indigenous consultation opportunities. This is the final public comment period in the process.
All comments received will be considered public. Written comments in either official language must be submitted by August 10, 2018 to:
Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
901-1550 d'Estimauville Avenue
Quebec, Quebec G1J 0C1
Following the public comment period, the Environmental Assessment Report and potential environmental assessment conditions will be finalized and provided to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, along with comments from Indigenous groups and the public. The Minister will make a decision on whether the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.
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For further information: Marissa Harfouche, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-219-2789, Marissa.Harfouche@canada.ca