Open House #1

 

Overview

 

Thank you to all who attended our Open House #1. We appreciate the time that you took to come and discuss this event with us and we will continue to provide information as one of the public consultation tools.

 

WHERE: Museum of Steam & Technology, 900 Woodward Ave, Hamilton

 

WHEN: Thursday April 17, 2014

 

WHY: To provide the initial background on the proposed undertaking and the Environmental Screening process, including information on future consultation events.

 

WHO ATTENDED?

115 people signed in at the Open House and others attended that did not wish to sign in. Attendees included: local residents; business owners; community associations; environmental organizations; planning groups; industry representatives; McMaster University representatives; Hamilton Port Authority; City of Hamilton councillor, City staff; and, members of the media.

 

WHAT WAS PRESENTED?

  • Description of the proposed project

  • Background on the technology commercial applications and the pilot plant in Swindon, U.K.

  • Proposed project location

  • Port Fuels & Materials Services, Inc. company background

  • Opportunities to be addressed by the proposed project

  • Environmental Screening Process

  • Screening Criteria Checklist to identify potential effects associated with the proposed project

  • Environmental studies proposed to determine potential effects and develop mitigation measures

  • Consultation associated with the Environmental Screening Process and how to get involved

 

You can download a copy of the display boards presented at Open House #1 here.