Updated Public Notice
Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay — Public Comments Invited

Update — August 1, 2018 — The deadline to submit written comments has been extended from August 11 to August 13, 2018. The Agency is aware that some members of the public may not have been able to provide comments or access the Registry Internet site due to a technical issue that occurred between July 28, 2018 - July 29, 2018. The issue is now resolved. As a result, the Agency has extended the deadline for the submission of public comments to August 13, 2018.

July 11, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located in Quebec.

Public consultation period

The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, a document that includes the Agency's conclusions and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects of the project and their significance, the proposed mitigation measures, and the follow-up program.

The Agency also invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the potential environmental assessment conditions for the project. Final conditions would become legally binding on the proponent if the project is allowed to proceed.

All comments received will be considered public. Written comments in either official language must be submitted by August 10, 2018 to:

Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
901-1550 d'Estimauville Avenue
Quebec, Quebec G1J 0C1
Telephone: 418-649-6444
Email: ACEE.ProjetTerminalSaguenay-SaguenayTerminalProject.CEAA@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

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

To view the draft Environmental Assessment Report and potential conditions, visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80103).

Open-house sessions

The Agency invites the public to attend two open-house sessions to provide information on the conclusions of the draft report regarding environmental effects of the project and the mitigation measures proposed to prevent or mitigate these effects and respond to questions and comments from the public.

The sessions will take place on July 18, 2018, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Pavillon de la Montagne, located at 213 du Quai Street, in Sainte-Rose-du-Nord. The sessions will be identical and will start with a presentation on the current phase of the environmental assessment process, the conclusions of the draft report and the proposed mitigation measures. Representatives of the Agency and other expert departments will be on site to answer questions.

Printed copies of the draft report are also available at the following locations:

  • Bureau politique du Conseil des Innus de Pessamit
    Metsheteu Street
    Pessamit (Quebec)
  • Municipalité de Saint-Fulgence
    253 Saguenay Street
    Saint-Fulgence (Quebec)
  • Sainte-Rose-du-Nord Municipality
    126 Descentes-des-Femmes
    Sainte-Rose-du-Nord (Quebec)
  • Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus Essipit
    32 de la Réserve Street
    Essipit (Quebec)
  • Mashteuiatsh Public Library
    507 Uapileu Street
    Mashteuiatsh (Quebec)

For more information on the Agency's privacy policies, consult the Privacy Notice on its website at canada.ca/ceaa.

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