7. Within 15 days after having received from the Minister the directive related to the carrying out of the environmental impact assessment statement, the project proponent must, in accordance with section 31.3.1 of the Act, publish in a daily or weekly newspaper circulated in the region where the project is likely to be carried out a notice announcing the commencement of the project’s environmental assessment. The proponent must also inform the Minister of the scheduled date of publication of the notice at least 3 days before the publication.
The notice must comply with the model provided for in Schedule 2 and be of a minimum size of 10 cm by 10 cm or occupy a minimum of 175 agate lines of space. The name of the project proponent must be indicated in the notice in characters that do not exceed twice the size of the characters used for the rest of the notice.