first_imgThe proposal includes the construction, operation and decommissioning of an underground coal mine, as well as accompanying infrastructure like a 5.8 kilometre rail load-out. It would produce six million tonnes of metallurgical coal per year for an estimated 31 years.Draft Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines have been drawn up and are available for public viewing online, as well as at public libraries in Dawson Creek, Tumbler Ridge and Chetwynd. The document identifies the potential environmental effects to be taken into consideration and the information and analysis that need to be included in the proponent’s EIS.Comments on this stage of the EA must be submitted by June 30, 2013 to:- Advertisement -Murray River Coal Project Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency 410-701 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC V7Y 1C6 Telephone: 604-666-2431 Fax: 604-666-6990 [email protected] will be two more opportunities after this one for the public to comment on this project.Advertisementlast_img