Public Notice – Tilt Cove Exploration Drilling Project – Participant Funding Available
August 14, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Tilt Cove Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 300 kilometres southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to assist their participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which 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.
Applications received by September 13, 2019, will be considered. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will be announced at a later date.
To apply for funding, contact the Participant Funding Program by writing to CEAA.FP-PAF.ACEE@canada.ca , or by calling 1-866-582-1884. The application form is available on the Agency’s website at canada.ca/ceaa under Participant funding.
More information on this project is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, Registry reference number 80177.
The Proposed Project
Suncor Energy Inc. is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within an offshore exploration licence in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin, located approximately 300 kilometres southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador in the Atlantic Ocean. As proposed, the Tilt Cove Exploration Drilling Project would allow the proponent, over a nine-year period, to determine the presence, nature, and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource in exploration licence 1161.