OTTAWA, Nov. 4, 2011 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment
Agency (the Agency) is inviting the public to comment on the
Comprehensive Study Report for the Detour Lake Gold Mine Project
located in Ontario.
The Comprehensive Study Report includes the Agency's conclusions and
recommendations regarding the implementation of appropriate mitigation
measures and whether or not the project is likely to cause significant
adverse environmental effects.
The Comprehensive Study Report and more information on this project are
available on the Agency's website at www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca (registry reference number 10-03-52262). The document is also available in paper copy, by request.
Public comments received by December 1, 2011 will be considered.
This is the last of several public comment periods related to the
environmental assessment of this project.
Detour Gold Corporation proposes to develop an open-pit gold mine on a
previously mined (brown field) site located approximately 185
kilometres northeast of the Town of Cochrane, Ontario. The proposal
includes an open pit mine, ore processing plant, tailings and waste
rock storage facilities, site access roads, power transmission lines,
explosives factory and magazines, water management facilities,
buildings, ancillary mine infrastructure and associated activities.
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
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