For immediate release
19 January 2011
Joint Review Panel for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project releases Panel Session Results and Decision
CALGARY - The Joint Review Panel (the Panel) conducting the review of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Project has released its Panel Session Results and Decision based on comments received on the additional information which Northern Gateway should be required to file, the draft List of Issues, and comments related to potential hearing locations.
The Panel decided that:
To view the complete response from the Panel or for detailed information about the public Panel sessions conducted in Whitecourt Alberta and Kitimat and Prince George British Columbia, or to learn about ways in which interested people may wish to become involved, please visit www.gatewaypanel.review.gc.ca.
The proposed Northern Gateway project involves the construction of two 1,170 kilometre long pipelines running from Bruderheim, Alberta to Kitimat, British Columbia and the construction and operation of the Kitimat Marine Terminal.
About the Joint Review Panel
The Joint Review Panel for the Northern Gateway Pipeline Project is an independent body, mandated by the Minister of the Environment and the National Energy Board. The Panel will assess the environmental effects of the proposed project and review the application under both the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 and the National Energy Board Act.
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This news release, the Panel Sessions Results and Decision document and a question and answer document are available on the Panel's website (www.gatewaypanel.review.gc.ca) under What's New
For further information:
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Kristen Higgins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
National Energy Board
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