OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Foxtrot Rare Earth Element Mine Project located 10 kilometres west of St. Lewis, Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment, as detailed in the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Guidelines. Comments received will be taken into consideration in finalizing the EIS Guidelines before issuing them to the proponent, Search Minerals Inc.
This is the second of four opportunities for the public to comment on the environmental assessment of the project. All comments received will be considered public.
Written comments in either official language must be submitted by February 14, 2018 to:
Foxtrot Rare Earth Element Mine Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
200-1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N4
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For further information: Marissa Harfouche, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-219-2789, Marissa.Harfouche@ceaa-acee.gc.ca