Review of the White Rose Development Project Environmental Impact Statement

Lay Summary 

A review of the White Rose Development Project is provided identifying potential weaknesses as they apply to environmental impact. The review was undertaken by a panel of individuals with expertise in various areas relevant to the development.

The concerns identified included: modeling of waste dispersion and subsequent questions of validation, dumping of drill cuttings and other operation discharges, chronic noise, light attraction of birds, definitions on effects, and various procedural issues.

Departments 
Physics and Physical Oceanography
Biology
Chemistry
Ocean Sciences
Funding 
Provincial Intervener Funding Support.
Communities 
St. John's
Locations 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
Themes 
Environmental Impact
Oil and Gas Industry
Industry Sectors 
Support Activities for Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction
Scientific Research and Development Services
Start date 
1 Jan 2001