Sisson Mine Project: closed consultation

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada

Current status: Closed

This consultation ran from February 16, 2019 to June 10, 2019.

The Government of Canada sought public comments on proposed amendments to the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations for the Sisson Mine Project.

  • The Sisson Partnership (Proponent) is proposing to develop an open pit tungsten and molybdenum mine located approximately 60 kilometres northwest of Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  • The objective of the amendments is to authorize the storage of tailings and waste rock in two water bodies frequented by fish.
  • To offset the loss of fish and fish habitat due to the Project, the Proponent is required to develop and implement a Fish Habitat Compensation Plan.

Who was the focus of this consultation

We received comments from the following stakeholders:

  • Indigenous peoples and their organizations
  • provincial and local government
  • industry stakeholders and association members
  • non-governmental organizations
  • general public

What we heard

Pre-consultation period (Spring and Fall 2018): in view of the publication in the Canada Gazette, Part I

30-day comments period (June 2019): following the publication in the Canada Gazette, Part I

Related information

Contact us

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

Email: ec.mmer-remm.ec@canada.ca

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