OTTAWA, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency invites the public to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report for the Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Project, located in Saskatchewan.
The Comprehensive Study Report includes the Agency's conclusions and recommendations regarding the implementation of mitigation measures and whether the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.
This is the final comment period on the environmental assessment of this project. All comments received will be considered public. Written comments must be submitted by July 24, 2014 to:
Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
1145-9700 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3
This project is being assessed using a science-based approach under the former Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
- The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is seeking public comments on the Comprehensive Study Report on the proposed Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Project, located in Saskatchewan. The Comprehensive Study Report and more information on this project are available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 46277.
- Following this public comment period, the Minister of the Environment will take into consideration the Comprehensive Study Report, along with comments received from the public and Aboriginal groups, and issue an environmental assessment decision statement.
- The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency administers the federal environmental assessment process, which identifies the environmental effects of proposed projects and measures to address those effects, in support of sustainable development.
SOURCE: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
For further information: Ted Laking, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of the Environment, 819-997-1441; Sofie McCoy-Astell, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-960-1519, Sofie.McCoy-Astell@ceaa-acee.gc.ca