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Attachment Administrator on behalf of NunatuKavut Community Council

2020-10-13 0:00
  • Reference Number 41
  • Commented During Project Phase: Review of the Environmental Impact Statement by the Agency
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • NunatuKavut Community Council comments on Bay du Nord Development Project
  • For logging From: Shelley Kath <email address removed> Sent: October 12, 2020 8:21 AM To: Boychuk, Robin (IAAC/AEIC) <robin.boychuk@canada.ca> Cc: George Russell, Jr. <grussell@nunatukavut.ca>; Kathleen Simms <ksimms@nunatukavut.ca> Subject: NunatuKavut Community Council comments on Bay du Nord Development Project   Hi Robin,   Attached please find NCC's comments on Bay du Nord. Please note that the comments, questions and requests are organized largely according to the section numbers and subtitles in the EIS Guidelines, in the order in which they appear in the Guidelines – not necessarily in the order of importance to NCC. We have tried ...
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  • 1 Comments on the Environmental Impact Statement for the Bay du Nord Development Project 12 October 2020 By the NunatuKavut Community Council 200 Kelland Drive, PO Box 460, Stn. C Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL A0P1C0 http://www.nunatukavut.ca http://www.nunatukavut.ca/ 2 Introduction and Context The NunatuKavut Community Council (“NCC”) is an Indigenous organization serving as the representative governing body for more than 6,000 Inuit of central and southern Labrador (approximately 20% of Labrador’s population). NCC is pleased to present its first comments on the Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) for the Bay du Nord Development Project (“Project”) proposed by Equinor Canada Ltd. (“Proponent”). The present comments are made in reference to the full rather than summary EIS. While NCC has a variety of substantial concerns with the Project, the present submission focuses on NCC’s concerns with the sufficiency ...

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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Inc.

2020-09-17 0:00
  • Reference Number 35
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • Technical Review & Assessment of the the Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement for Equinor's proposed Bay du Nord Offshore Development Project
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  • Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Incorporated 40 Micmac Road Phone: 506.627.4696 Eel Ground, NB E1V 4B1 Fax: 506.627.4605 September 16, 2020 VIAEMAIL: iaac.baydunord.aeic@canada.ca Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency 200 – 1801 Hollis Street Halifax NS B3J 3N4 Dear Sir/Madam, Re: Technical Review & Assessment of the Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement for Equinor’s proposed Bay du Nord Offshore Development Project On behalf of Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn, we are responding to the Environmental Impact Statement for the above project, dated July 2020. Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn’s primary concern remains how the project impacts migratory species that are of great cultural significance to the Mi’gmaq, including salmon, swordfish, Bluefin tuna, Atlantic right whales, and migratory birds. Please find enclosed a report from Shared Value Solutions that we are submitting on behalf of Mi’gmawe’l ...
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  • Rachel Speiran, M.A. 226 706 8888 ext 120 rachel.speirian@sharedvaluesolutions.com sharedvaluesolutions.com 62 Baker Street Guelph Ontario Canada N1H 4G1 Prepared for: Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Incorporated (MTI) September 4, 2020 EQUINOR BAY DU NORD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT: TECHNICAL REVIEW OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT MI'GMAWE'L TPLU'TAQNN INCORPORATED Equinor Bay du Nord Development Project | Technical Review of Environmental Impact Statement 1 Mi'gmawe’l Tplu'taqnn Incorporated (MTI) Chief George Ginnish Chief Rebecca Knockwood 40 Micmac Rd Eel Ground New Brunswick c/o Marcy Cloud, Impact Assessment Coordinator September 4, 2020 Chief George Ginnish and Chief Rebecca Knockwood: It is our pleasure to provide you with the technical review report on the Environmental Impact Statement for the Equinor Bay du Nord Offshore Development Project. This review was completed by Rachel White, MSc; Levi Snook, BSc; Meaghan Langille, BSc; and Rachel ...

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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Sierra Club Canada Foundation

2020-09-14 0:00
  • Reference Number 36
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • Comments on the Bay du Nord Production Project EIS
  • Hello,   Please find attached our comments on the Bay du Nord Production Project. Thank you for your assistance.  Sincerely, Gretchen Fitzgerald National Program Director <contact information removed>
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  • COMMENTS PREPARED BY SIERRA CLUB CANADA FOUNDATION ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT (EIS) FOR THE BAY DU NORD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT I. Introduction Sierra Club Canada Foundation empowers people to be leaders in protecting, restoring and enjoying healthy and safe ecosystems. We are a grassroots organization with a “think globally, act locally” philosophy. Members are encouraged to actively contribute to environmental causes that engage or inspire them, in a capacity that best suits their capabilities. We have four regional Chapters and a youth- led Chapter, Sierra Youth. The Sierra Club’s Atlantic Canada Chapter works through education and action to green the economy and protect the environment. We engage in projects designed to connect children to nature, protect wildlife and wild spaces, and to offer solutions to climate change. Involvement in the Environmental Assessment for the Bay du Nord Production Project Sierra Club Canada Foundation has ...
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  •   By Email: ​iaac.baydunord.aeic@canada.ca RE: ​Comments on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Summary for the Bay du Nord Development Project September 13, 2020 To whom it may concern: Please find attached our comments on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Summary for the Bay du Nord Development Project. Our comments largely focus on GHG emissions associated with the project and oil spill response capacity. The IPCC’s 2019 Production Gap Report concluded that the world's governments intend to exploit fossil fuels that are incompatible with a safe planet: Oil and gas are also on track to exceed carbon budgets, as countries continue to invest in fossil fuel infrastructure that “locks in” oil and gas use. The effects of this lock-in widen the production gap over time, until countries are producing 43% (36 million barrels per day) more oil and 47% (1,800 billion cubic meters) more gas by 2040 than would be consistent with a 2°C ...

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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Miawpukek First Nation

2020-09-13 0:00
  • Reference Number 27
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • MFN - Comments on the Bay Du Nord EIS
  • Hello, I’m sharing the attached comments on the Bay du Nord EIS on behalf of Miawpukek First Nation. If you have any questions, please contact Ross Hinks and myself. Kind ...
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  • Newfoundland Bay du Nord Development Project Review and Comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement Prepared by Miawpukek First Nation and Shared Value Solutions September 13, 2020 MIAWPUKEK FIRST NATION Technical Review of the Bay du Nord Environmental Impact Statement 2 CONTENTS Introduction .......................................................................................................................................... 3 Miawpukek First Nation ................................................................................................................... 6 Historic Overview ......................................................................................................................................... 7 Rights and Interests .................................................................................................................................... 8 Review Findings ...

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Attachment Administrator on behalf of Première Nation des Innus de Nutashkuan

2020-09-8 0:00
  • Reference Number 33
  • Commented On Participation Notice: Public Notice - Public Comments Invited on a Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • Mémoire Nutashkuan sur projet exploitation Bay du Nord
  • Bonjour, Veuillez trouver ci-joint le mémoire de la Première Nation des Innus de Nutashkuan sur le projet Bay du Nord. Veuillez noter que depuis les élections du 16 août dernier, un nouveau chef a été élu. Il s’agit de M. Réal Tettaut <adresse ...
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  • Page 1 sur 13 Projet de mise en valeur de Bay du Nord Résumé de l’étude d’impact environnemental Mémoire de la Première Nation des Innus de Nutashkuan Présenté à Agence d’étude d’impact du Canada 28 août 2020 Page 2 sur 13 Table des matières 1. Liminaire ......................................................................................................... 3 2. La Première Nation des Innus de Nutashkuan ........................................... 4 2.1. Énoncés de principe .................................................................................. 4 3. Commentaires................................................................................................. 5 3.1. Une ÉIE plus large que le projet BdN .................................................... 5 3.2. Une ÉIE préliminaire ............................................................................... 7 3.3. Évaluation des effets environnementaux ...

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