News Release Article from  Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

October 30, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $97,386.51 to six applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located in Quebec.

Details of Allocation
Association des propriétaires de l'Anse à Pelletier $7,795.00
Conseil régional de l'environnement et du développement durable du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean     $7,215.75
EURÊKO! $5,615.50
Organisme de bassin versant du Saguenay $6,953.80
Première Nation d'Essipit $47,925.00
Première Nation de Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan $21,881.46
Total $97,386.51

Quick Facts

  • This funding was made available to the public and Aboriginal groups through the Participant Funding Program administered by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. It will enable participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on the summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report, and on potential environmental assessment conditions.
  • This project is being assessed under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 using a science-based approach.
  • More information on this project is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 80103.
  • The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency administers the federal environmental assessment process, which identifies the environmental effects of proposed projects and measures to address those effects, in support of sustainable development.

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