BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project - Public Comments Invited

OTTAWA, Aug. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project, located on the northwest shore of Howe Sound, approximately 22 kilometres southwest of Squamish, British Columbia.

A public comment period will take place from August 15, 2016 to September 28, 2016. The Agency invites the public to comment on the potential environmental effects of the project and the proposed measures to prevent or mitigate those effects as described in a summary of the proponent's Environmental Impact Statement.

Information sessions will be held during the comment period.

The project is subject to review under both the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and British Columbia's Environmental Assessment Act, and is undergoing a cooperative environmental assessment with B.C.'s Environmental Assessment Office (EAO).

Comments need only be submitted once to either the Agency or the EAO to be considered for both the provincial and federal environmental assessments. All comments received will be considered public.

Written comments can be submitted to:

BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1C6
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990
BurncoAggregateMine@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project
Environmental Assessment Office
P.O. Box 9426 Stn Prov Govt   
Victoria, British Columbia  V8W 9V1
Fax: 250-387-2208
www.eao.gov.bc.ca

Quick Facts

  • More information on this project, including details on upcoming information sessions, is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 54754.

SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

For further information: Media Relations: Karen Fish, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-957-0278, Karen.Fish@ceaa-acee.gc.ca, Follow us on Twitter: @CEAA_ACEE

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