Public Notice
Deep Geologic Repository Project — Participant Funding Allocated for Environmental Assessment

January 17, 2017 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated $146,121.24 to 10 applicants to assist their participation in the remaining steps of the environmental assessment of the proposed Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste in Ontario.

The following table outlines the funding allocated at this time as well as the total amount of funding to date for the environmental assessment of this project.

Recipients Additional Funding Allocation Previous Funding Allocation Total Funding Allocation
Algonquin Eco Watch N/A $845.00 $845.00
Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility N/A $4,000.00 $4,000.00
Canadian Environmental Law Association $6,800.00 $39,812.80 $46,612.80
Citizens for Alternatives to Chemical Contamination N/A $500.00 $500.00
Citizens for Renewable Energy N/A $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Dr. Sandy Greer $1,966.00 $1,101.00 $3,067.00
Eugene Bourgeois $7,000.00 N/A $7,000.00
Frank Greening N/A $1,521.00 $1,521.00
Great Lakes United N/A $28,510.00 $28,510.00
Greenpeace Canada N/A $24,000.00 $24,000.00
Historic Saugeen Metis $54,040.00 $89,872.92 $143,912.92
Huron-Grey-Bruce Citizens Committee on Nuclear Waste N/A $11,025.00 $11,025.00
International Institute of Concern for Public Health N/A $15,280.00 $15,280.00
Jutta Splettstoesser N/A $1,800.00 $1,800.00
Métis Nation of Ontario $12,297.00 $65,150.00 $77,447.00
Mike Wilton $7,000.00 N/A $7,000.00
Northwatch Coalition for Environmental Protection $8,800.00 $67,490.00 $76,290.00
Ontario Clean Air Alliance N/A $2,000.00 $2,000.00
Power Workers' Union N/A $16,000.00 $16,000.00
Saugeen Ojibway Nation N/A $13,500.00 $13,500.00
SOS Great Lakes, formerly Save our Saugeen Shores, INC $8,800.00 $1,000.00 $9,800.00
Sierra Club of Canada Foundation N/A $18,439.00 $18,439.00
The Inverhuron Committee N/A $1,000.00 $1,000.00
The Maritime Conference of the United Church of Canada N/A $2,549.00 $2,549.00
United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnsing $27,118.24 $47,105.00 $74,223.24
Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve $12,300.00 N/A $12,300.00
ZeroWaste4ZeroBurning N/A $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Total $146,121.24 $455,000.72 $601,121.96

The funding will assist recipients to review and comment on the additional information, on the report that the Agency will prepare following its analysis of the additional information, and on potential conditions with which the proponent must comply, if the project is allowed to proceed.

This funding is allocated through the Participant Funding Program administered by the Agency. A funding review committee was established to assess the requests for funding.

For more information on the Participant Funding Program and the federal environmental assessment process, visit the Agency's website, reference number 17520.

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