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Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador — Public Participation Opportunity

June 26, 2019 — A Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador is currently being conducted by a five-member Committee appointed by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change.

Public Participation Opportunity

Individuals and organizations interested in the Regional Assessment are encouraged to contact the Committee to provide input and participate in the process, including participating in associated workshops and meetings, and in reviewing and providing comments on relevant documents.

Regional Assessment Committee
Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador
c/o John Cabot Building, 10 Barter's Hill, Suite 301
St. John's NL A1C 6M1
E-mail: ceaa.nloffshorestudy-etudeextracotieretnl.acee@canada.ca

All comments received will be considered public and may be posted to the Agency's website. For more information on the Agency's privacy policies, consult the Privacy Notice on its website.

Future participation opportunities will also include an eventual public review period on the draft Regional Assessment Report.

For more information on the Regional Assessment, visit the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80156).

About the Regional Assessment

The Regional Assessment will focus on the effects of existing and anticipated offshore oil and gas exploratory drilling in the offshore area east of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Regional Assessment is intended to help improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the federal environmental assessment process as it applies to offshore oil and gas exploration drilling in this region, while ensuring the highest standards of environmental protection continue to be applied and maintained.

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