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Wildsight pleased Tent Mountain requires impact assessment – e-Know

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20218 Views

July 17, 2021

B.C. and Alberta-based environmental and grassroots Indigenous groups are pleased that Montem Resources’ Tent Mountain coal mine project will require a federal environmental assessment.

The Tent Mountain project, which straddles the border between British Columbia and Alberta, is located in the southwest region of the province, 16 km west of the town of Coleman, Alta., in the Crowsnest Pass.

On June 28, Federal Minister Jonathan Wilkinson designated the project for a federal impact assessment because of the potential for the project to cause adverse effects within federal jurisdiction, as well as adverse impacts on the Aboriginal and Treaty rights of the Indigenous peoples of Canada.

A number of First Nations and groups based in Alberta, B.C. and the United States requested that the project be designated for federal review.

Read More: https://www.e-know.ca/regions/elk-valley/wildsight-pleased-tent-mountain-requires-impact-assessment/

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