For immediate release
22 December 2011
Joint Review Panel for Enbridge Northern Gateway Project Changes Location for Start of Hearings and Issues Details for Media
CALGARY - The Joint Review Panel (the Panel) conducting the review of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Project has changed the venue for the following community hearings. The community hearings will start on January 10, 2012, in Kitamaat Village instead of Kitimat.
|Location||Venue||Date and Start Time|
|Kitamaat Village, BC||Haisla Recreation Center
|10 and 11 January 2012
Starting at 9:00 a.m.
For more information on the joint review process and the detailed schedule for the first portion of the community hearings, please visit the Panel's website at www.gatewaypanel.review.gc.ca. The Panel will continue to share details about the community hearings as they become available.
Media Procedure for the Hearings
Members of the media are welcome to attend the community hearings. Filming, recording and photographing will be allowed within pre-established fixed locations in the hearing room while the hearings are underway. Media reporting or interviews will not be allowed in the hearing room.
The Panel reserves the right to modify the media procedure for the hearings at any time.
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.
The proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Project involves the construction of two 1 170-kilometre pipelines running from Bruderheim, Alberta to Kitimat, British Columbia and the construction and operation of the Kitimat Marine Terminal.
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For further information:
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency