NIRB


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NIRB

Abbreviation for:
non-institutional review board, see there
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Third, Nunavut would likely desire agreement terms that give the NPC and NIRB at the very least an advisory role to board decisions and activities.
The Jericho Diamond Project provides an example of a proposal NIRB recommended be assessed through the NIRB review process.
To be fair, there is no evidence to suggest that NIRBs are performing any less competently than IRBs.
As a result of the NIRB recommendation in August 2004 to the Minister of DIAND that the project should not proceed on the basis of the then existing application, the Company submitted a revised preliminary project description on Doris North in February 2005.
Eugene Niviatsiaq, a board member of the Hunters and Trappers Organization, told an NIRB meeting that "NIRB has failed us.
We appreciate the very thorough review conducted by the NIRB and the support shown for the project by the local communities and Inuit organizations.
Over the past months, Miramar and the various intervening agencies have worked to ensure that NIRB has been provided with appropriate information to make a recommendation about the Doris North project.
The NIRB will then submit its decision and assessment to the federal government leading to the issuance of the project certificate.
The NIRB has acknowledged receipt of the FEIS, advancing Cumberland to the final stages of permitting.
After a technical review and pre-hearing conferences held by the Nunavut Impact Review Board's (NIRB) in June 2005, the Company received the NIRB Pre Hearing Decision Report for development of the Meadowbank gold project in July 2005 (see news release NR05-09).
The NIRB report provides technical direction for completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement ("FEIS") and Cumberland anticipates submission of the Final EIS in the fall of 2005.