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Environmental Assessment Legislation Review Online Questionnaire

Introduction

The Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment is reviewing legislation associated with the provincial environmental assessment process. Input from stakeholders and the public is an essential element in updating the legislation, as it will ensure it meets the needs of industry and residents of the province.

This questionnaire provides a brief overview of the environmental assessment process and the areas of the legislation that require review. Each section of the questionnaire includes specific questions and spaces for a response. Referencing the Discussion Guide while completing this questionnaire may be useful. There is also an opportunity for respondents to indicate any additional feedback at the end. 

The online questionnaire will be open until May 15, 2019 and should take approximately 45-60 minutes to complete. Please note an * identifies a mandatory question.

The collection of information is under the authority of section 61(c) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015, for the purpose of collecting public feedback on the current environmental assessment legislation and ways to improve it. All feedback will be considered as officials prepare recommendations for modernizing the legislation.

Any personal information that may be received will be governed in accordance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 and will only be used for the purpose of informing the comprehensive review of the environmental assessment legislation.

If you have any questions about how this information will be collected, used, and disclosed or on the review process, please contact the Environmental Assessment Review by email at EAReview@gov.nl.ca or call (709) 729-0673.

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