Bingay Main Coal Project

Elkford (British Columbia)

Reference number: 80024
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Centermount Coal Limited
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2013-01-18
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment in progress

Latest Update

August 5, 2014 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on March 19, 2013 for the preparation of an environmental impact statement.

About the Proposal

Centermount Coal Limited is proposing the construction, operation, and decommissioning of an open pit coal mine located approximately 21 kilometres north of Elkford, in southeastern British Columbia. As proposed, the project would produce 1 million tonnes of coal per year over a mine life of approximately 13 years.


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This project is also subject to the environmental assessment requirements of the Government of British Columbia.

For questions or information, please contact:

Bingay Main Coal Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 West Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1C6
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990

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