Public Comments Invited - Arnaud Mining Project

OTTAWA, July 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a comprehensive study type environmental assessment of the proposed Arnaud Mining Project (the Project), located in Quebec. The Agency and the Sept-Îles Port Authority invite the public to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report for the Project.

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 third and final comment period on the environmental assessment of the Project. All comments received will be considered public. Written comments must be submitted by August 28, 2015 to:

Arnaud Mining Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
901-1550 d'Estimauville Avenue
Québec, QC G1J 0C1
Telephone: 418-649-6444
Fax: 418-649-6443

This Project is being assessed using a science-based approach under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (the former Act).

Quick Facts

  • The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the Sept-Îles Port Authority are seeking public comments on the Comprehensive Study Report for the proposed Arnaud Mining Project, located in Quebec.
  • The Comprehensive Study Report and more information on the Project are available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 63926.
  • Following this public comment period, the Minister of the Environment will consider the Comprehensive Study Report, along with comments received from the public and Aboriginal groups, and issue an environmental assessment decision statement. The Sept-Îles Port Authority will also take action under the Canada Port Authority Environmental Assessment Regulations.
  • The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency administers the federal environmental assessment process, which identifies the environmental effects of proposed projects and actions to address those effects, in support of sustainable development.

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SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

For further information: Ted Laking, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of the Environment, 819-997-1441; Maja Graham, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-960-1519,; Follow us on Twitter: @CEAA_ACEE


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