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Public Notice: Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay – Additional Participant Funding Allocated

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201853 Views

October 4, 2018 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated $12,184.66 in additional funds to the Conseil de la Nation huronne-wendat to assist its participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located in Québec.

Details of Funding Allocation

Recipients Additional Funding Allocation Previous Funding Allocation Total Funding Allocation
Association des propriétaires de l’Anse à Pelletier N/A $7,795 $7,795
Conseil de la Première nation des Innus Essipit N/A $47,925 $47,925
Conseil de la Nation huronne-wendat $12,184.66 N/A $12,184.66
Conseil des Innus de Pessamit N/A $12,300 $12,300
Conseil régional de l’environnement et du développement durable du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean N/A $7,215.75 $7,215.75
EURÊKO! N/A $5,615.50 $5,615.50
Organisme de bassin versant du Saguenay N/A $6,953.80 $6,953.80
Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan (Mashteuiatsh) N/A $21,881.46 $21,881.46
Total $12,184.66 $109,686.51 $121,871.17

The funding was made available through the Agency’s Participant Funding Program and will assist the participation of the public and Indigenous Peoples in various steps of the environmental assessment. The steps include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on the summary thereof, 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 80103).

The Proposed Project

The Saguenay Port Authority is proposing the construction and operation of a new multi-user marine terminal to service the north shore of the Saguenay River at the municipality of Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, located approximately 45 kilometres from the city of Saguenay. The project involves the building of a wharf, a ship loader, silos, concentrate handling facilities and related buildings. An access road to the wharf 1 to 1.5 kilometre in length will have to be built. The berthing capacity of the wharf would be designed to accommodate bulk cargo vessels with a minimum of 50,000 deadweight tonnage.

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