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West Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project — Participant Funding Available

August 20, 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 West Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 375 kilometres northeast 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 19, 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 80161.

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

The Proposed Project

Chevron Canada Limited is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within its exploration licence in the Flemish Pass, located approximately 375 kilometres northeast of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. As proposed, the West Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project would allow the proponent to determine the presence, nature, and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource in exploration licence 1138.

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