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Nexen Energy ULC Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project – Participant Funding Allocated

Press Release

November 7, 2017 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $206,880 in federal funds to 11 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Nexen Energy ULC Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project, located over 400 kilometres east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in an area known as the Flemish Pass, in the Atlantic Ocean.

The funding was made available through the Agency’s Participant Funding Program. It will assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on its summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report and the potential environmental assessment conditions.

For more information on the project and the federal environmental assessment process, please visit the Agency’s website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80117).

Details of Funding Allocation for the Project

Recipients Allocation
Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus Natashkuan $12,300
Corporation Ka Tshishpeuatak, on behalf of the Conseil des Innu de Ekuanitshit $12,300
Elsipogtog First Nation $12,300
Kwilmu’kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office $38,985
Maliseet Nation in New Brunswick $24,160
Miawpukek First Nation $12,300
Mi’gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat $18,230
Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Incorporated $33,055
NunatuKavut Community Council $18,650
Sipekne’katik $12,300
Woodstock First Nation $12,300
Total $206,880

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