Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand

03/31/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/30/2023 14:32

Notice of draft Comprehensive Environmental Evaluations under the Antarctica (Environmental Protection) Act 1994

News: 31 March 2023

Argentina has published a draft Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (CEE) for the Renovation of the Petrel Antarctic Base on Dundee Island, Antarctica. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) is seeking public comment on it, particularly on the extent to which the draft CEE conforms to the requirements of Article 3 of Annex I of the Environmental Protocol; identified environmental impacts; the conclusions of the draft CEE; and the clarity, format and presentation of the draft CEE.

The CEE is available online at the Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty's website: link)

Comments on the CEE may be sent until 11 April 2023. Please email comments to [email protected] or post to:

Antarctic and Southern Ocean Unit
Environment Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Private Bag 18-901