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The Environment Conservation Authority in Edmonton wrote a report on the Environmental Impacts of Surface Coal Mining to serve as a basis for discussion at public hearings. Read the report here. We have spectacular wilderness in Alberta, much of it under some form of protection. Updated: Nove Public hearings for Benga Mining Ltd.'s proposed Grassy Mountain Coal Project in the Crowsnest Pass got underway on October The hearings, which will be held online and are expected to go until Dec. 2, are the next step in the federal impact proposed project includes the construction and operation of an open-pit metallurgical coal mine near . Underground mining (extracting hard coal and lead-zinc ore) and surface mining (extracting sand) has led to significant transformation of the groundwater environment. The AECA conducted an investigation, held public hearings and prepared a report on The Impact on the Environment of Surface Mining in Alberta.”Despite initial failures to properly address potential environmental impacts, in , the AECA did an inquiry on coal exploration policies, with site visits to sites including Caw Ridge, where coal exploration had been active.
Ajaja S (). Public participation in environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports: The Nigerian experience. IAIA 13 Conference Proceedings, Impact Assessment: The Next Generation, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Association for Impact Assessment, 13–16 May , Calgary Stampede BMO Centre Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Google Scholar. Mining operations by Canadian firms across nine Latin American countries are causing "serious environmental impacts" by destroying glaciers, contaminating water . An Environmental Impact Assessment will normally be required as part of the ERCB application (see section below). Advertisement for objections to a proposed project and formal public hearings may or may not be required, depending upon the circumstances. He has substantial experience in environmental assessment and regulatory hearings, including before the National Energy Board. Tim is ranked by Benchmark Canada as a Vancouver “litigation star” in Aboriginal law, and he is listed by Best Lawyers in Canada in administrative and public law, as well as corporate and commercial litigation.
assessment requirements resulted in a ground-breaking series of public hearings, legal proceedings and In Alberta, a surface land Approac hes for Environmental Impact Assessment of Mining. In the mids, one of the four mines operated by the Cadomin Coal Company was a surface mine and accounted for about 70% of the company’s total output. Sterling Collieries and Coal Valley Mining Company Limited carried out surface mining in the Coal Branch. Even by , however, only 17% of Alberta’s coal came from surface mining. Environmental impact assessment of mining projects 1. Proceedings of International Conference on TREIA at Nagpur, Nov, Environmental Impact Assessment of Mining Projects Dr. Gurdeep Singh* Screening Mining projects fall under Schedule-I of EIA Notification and are required to obtainenvironmental clearance from Ministry of Environment . The Act provides the Government of Alberta with authority to administer, allocate, and enter into agreements with respect to minerals. It applies to all mines and minerals and related natural resources belonging to the Crown including wells, mines, quarries and minerals.