OTTAWA, Nov. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Red Mountain Gold Mine Project, located approximately 18 kilometres northeast of Stewart, British Columbia.
The Agency invites the public 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.
This is the second of four opportunities for the public to comment on this project. All comments received will be considered public.
Written comments must be submitted by December 12, 2015 to:
Red Mountain Gold Mine Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1C6
- The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is seeking public comments on the draft EIS Guidelines for the proposed Red Mountain Gold Mine Project.
- Following this comment period, the Agency will finalize and issue the EIS Guidelines to the proponent.
- The 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.
- Projects subject to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 are assessed using a science-based approach.
- More information on this project is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 80093.
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SOURCE Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
For further information: Karen Fish, Communications Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-957-0278, Karen.Fish@ceaa-acee.gc.ca