Public Notice
Red Mountain Underground Gold Project — Public Comments Invited

September 17, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Red Mountain Underground Gold Project, located in British Columbia. The project is also subject to requirements under the Nisga'a Final Agreement, a modern treaty signed by the governments of Canada, British Columbia, and the Nisga'a Nation.

The Agency invites the Nisga'a Nation, Indigenous groups and the public to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, which includes the Agency's conclusions and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects of the project and their significance, the proposed mitigation measures, and the follow-up program.

The Agency also invites comments on the potential environmental assessment conditions for the project. Final conditions would become legally-binding on the proponent if the project is allowed to proceed.

All comments received will be considered public. Written comments in either official language must be submitted by October 18, 2018 to:

Red Mountain Underground Gold Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1C6
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Email: CEAA.RedMountain.ACEE@canada.ca

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

To view the draft Environmental Assessment Report and potential conditions, visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80093). Printed copies of the draft Report are also available at the following locations:

  • Stewart Public Library
    322 5th Avenue
    Stewart, B.C.
  • Laxgalts'ap Community Center
    441 Church Street
    Laxgalts'ap, B.C.
  • Laxgalts'ap Village Government
    416 North Road
    Laxgalts'ap, B.C.
  • Hyder Public Library
    50 Main Street
    Hyder, Alaska United States of America
  • Gitlaxt'aamiks Village Government
    5200 Skateen Drive
    Gitlaxt'aamiks, B.C.
  • Gitwinksihlkw Village Government
    3004 Ts'oohl Ts'ap Avenue
    Gitwinksihlkw, B.C.

For more information on the Agency's privacy policies, consult the Privacy Notice on its website at canada.ca/ceaa.

The Proposed Project

IDM Mining Ltd. proposes to construct, operate and decommission an underground gold-silver mine located approximately 15 kilometres northeast of Stewart, British Columbia. As proposed, the Red Mountain Underground Gold Project would produce approximately 1000 tonnes of mineral ore per day or 365,000 tonnes per year, over an operational mine life of six years.

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