OTTAWA, June 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Nexen Energy ULC Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project, located over 400 km east of St. John's, in an area known as the Flemish Pass, in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Agency invites the public 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.
This is the second of four opportunities for the public to comment on this project. All comments received will be considered public. For more information on the Agency's privacy policies, consult the Privacy Notice on its web site at canada.ca/ceaa.
Written comments must be submitted by July 12, 2017 to:
Nexen Energy ULC Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
200 - 1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N4
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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