OTTAWA, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $216,232.57 in federal funds to 21 recipients to assist their participation in the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area.
The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program and will assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in activities related to the Regional Assessment. This includes preparing for and participating in workshops and meetings, and reviewing and providing comments on relevant documents.
Details of Funding Allocation for the Regional Assessment
Balaena Institute for Cetacean Conservation Studies
Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus Nutashkuan
Conseil des Innus d'Ekuanishit
East Coast Environmental Law Association
Ecology Action Centre
Fish Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) Union
Kwilmu'kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office
Miawpukek First Nation
Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat
Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Inc.
Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (NOIA)
Northern Peninsula (Mekap'sk) Mi'kmaq Band
NunatuKavut Community Council
Qalipu First Nation
Sierra Club Canada Foundation
Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick
Woodstock First Nation
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SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
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