For immediate release
24 May 2011
Enbridge Northern Gateway Project Joint Review Panel invites the public to attend information sessions
CALGARY - The Joint Review Panel (Panel) conducting the review of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Project (Project) invites the public to attend information sessions.
The purpose of the information sessions is to share information on the joint review process and how to participate in the process. The Panel members will not be attending the information sessions as they are designed to provide procedural information including participation options. These sessions are not designed to receive or discuss the merits of the proposed project.
Information sessions will be held in a number of locations, including:
The specific dates and venues for the information sessions in Bella Bella, Hartley Bay, Kitkatla and Klemtu will be announced on the Panel's website as soon as the details are available.
Anyone who has an interest in the proposed Project is welcome to participate. The Panel Secretariat will be available to answer questions related to the joint review process.
Additional information about these sessions including venues and times can be found on the Panel's website at www.gatewaypanel.review.gc.ca. Information about the joint review process and how to participate in the review process can also be found on the Panel's website.
The proposed 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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For further information:
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Kristen Higgins (email@example.com)
National Energy Board
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Telecopier (toll free): 1-877-288-8803
TTY (Teletype): 1-800-632-1663