Sisson Project (Tungsten and Molybdenum Mine) - Public Comments Invited

OTTAWA, April 15, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a comprehensive study type environmental assessment of the proposed Sisson Project, located in New Brunswick. The Agency invites 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 final comment period on the environmental assessment of the project. As a next step, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change will consider the Comprehensive Study Report, along with comments received from the public and Indigenous groups, and issue an Environmental Assessment Decision Statement.

All comments received will be considered public.

Written comments must be submitted by May 15, 2016 to:

Sisson Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
200-1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia  B3J 3N4
Telephone: 902-426-0564
Fax: 902-426-6550

Quick Facts

  • The Comprehensive Study Report and more information on the project are available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website (reference number 63169).
  • A comprehensive study is a type of environmental assessment under the former Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
  • 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: Media Relations: Christian Vezeau, Communications Manager, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 613-957-0396,


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