Public Notice
Woodfibre LNG Project — Public Comments Invited

February 9, 2016 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) invites the public to comment on an analysis of the anticipated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the proposed Woodfibre LNG Project.

The analysis, conducted by Environment and Climate Change Canada, outlines estimates of upstream GHG emissions resulting from the extraction of the project's natural gas supply and its transportation to the proposed Woodfibre LNG facility. It also includes data on direct GHG emissions taken from the Government of British Columbia's Assessment Report which is part of the substituted environmental assessment.

The analysis was performed in the context of the recently announced interim approach and principles for environmental assessments, which states that direct and upstream greenhouse gas emissions linked to projects under review will be assessed.

Comments received will help inform the Minister of Environment and Climate Change's determination as to whether the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

All comments received will be considered public.

Written comments must be submitted by March 1, 2016 to:

Woodfibre LNG Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1C6
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990

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

To read the analysis, or for more information, visit the Agency's website (Registry reference number 80060). Hardcopies of the document are available upon request.

The Proposed Project

Woodfibre LNG Limited is proposing to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility located seven kilometres southwest of Squamish, British Columbia, on the northwestern shoreline of Howe Sound. The proposed project includes the development of a natural gas liquefaction facility and an LNG transfer facility to enable the export of the LNG product to global markets via marine vessels. It is expected to operate for approximately 25 years and to produce between 1.5 and 2.1 million tonnes of LNG per year.

Document reference number: 12

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