Share your ideas: Amendments to the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations for the Lac des Iles Mine Expansion Project

Current status: Closed

This consultation is open from March 13, 2023, to May 14, 2023.


Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous Nations on a proposed authorization under the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations (MDMER) for the disposal of mine waste in fish-frequented water bodies at the Lac des Iles mine site. This requires an amendment to Schedule 2 of the MDMER to list these water bodies as “tailings impoundment areas”.

Focus of this consultation

ECCC is consulting on the Alternatives Assessment report and the Fish Habitat Compensation Plan.

How to participate

By mail

Send a letter with your ideas and input to the address and contact information below.

By email

Send an email with your ideas or comments using the contact information below.

Comments must be submitted by May 14, 2023

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Who is the focus of this consultation

ECCC would like to hear from:

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Environment and Climate Change Canada
Mining Section
Mining and Processing Division
351 boul. St-Joseph, 11th floor
Gatineau QC  K1A 0H3



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