Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issues call for comments on Pacific Northwest LNG Project

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. -- From the Public Notice of the CEAA calling for comments on the Pacific Northwest LNG project.

Those looking to offer feedback on the planned development of an LNG terminal by Pacific Northwest LNG, have until May 8th to provide their written comments on the proposed development.

The Pacific Northwest LNG project, is the development on Lelu Island proposed by the Progress/Petronas group.

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency outlined its call for comments on Monday, with a News release that outlined the scope of the comments process.

To assist in putting together your thoughts, the CEAA has a copy of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines posted on line, hard/print copies are also available for reading at the Prince Rupert Port Authority, Port Edward District Office and the Prince Rupert Library.

The May 8th deadline marks the second of four opportunities for Canadians to comment on the project.

A future public comment period related to the Environmental Impact Statement will be announced at a later day, as will details on  applications for participant funding.

You can view details of the Public Notice here.

There's more on the prospect of LNG development on the North coast from our North Coast Review archives here.

Items from the media on this particular call for comments can be found below:

CFNR-- Comments sought on Pacific Northwest LNG project
Northern View-- Pacific Northwest LNG environmental assessment underway

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