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Kitimat Clean Refinery Project — Public Comments Invited

July 12, 2016 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Kitimat Clean Refinery Project, located in British Columbia.

The Agency invites the public to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment, as detailed in the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Guidelines. All comments received will be considered public.

Written comments must be submitted by August 12, 2016 to:

Kitimat Clean Refinery Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1C6
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990
Email: KitimatCleanRefinery-RaffineriedeKitimatClean@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

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

To view the draft EIS Guidelines or for more information, visit the Agency's website (Registry reference number 80125).

Copies are also available at the following locations:

Kitimat Public Library
940 Wakashan Avenue
Kitimat, British Columbia

Terrace Public Library
4610 Park Avenue
Terrace, British Columbia

The proposed project

Kitimat Clean Ltd. is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning and abandonment of a new oil refinery located approximately 13 kilometres north of Kitimat, British Columbia. As proposed, the Kitimat Clean Refinery Project would include a refinery, a power-plant, a rail yard, a marine terminal and a bitumen storage facility. A new pipeline would also be constructed to deliver fuel to the proposed marine terminal, located approximately 12 kilometres south of Kitimat. The project is expected to process approximately 400,000 barrels of bitumen per day over a lifespan of at least 50 years.

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