Public Notice
Murray River Coal Project — Additional Federal Funding Allocated to Support Participation in the Environmental Assessment

January 23, 2015 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $50,000 to the Horse Lake First Nation Industry Relations Corporation to assist its participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Murray River Coal Project, located in British Columbia.

This funding was made available to the public and Aboriginal groups through the Participant Funding Program administered by the Agency. It will enable participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report, and on potential environmental assessment conditions.

For more information on the Participant Funding Program, the federal environmental assessment process and the project, please visit the Agency's website (Registry reference number 80041).

The Proposed Project

HD Mining International Ltd. proposes the construction, operation and decommissioning of an underground coal mine and supporting infrastructure, including a 5.8 kilometre rail load-out. The proposed project is located 12.5 kilometres southwest of Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia and would produce six million tonnes of metallurgical coal per annum for an estimated mine life of 31 years.

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