Canada Launches Strategic Assessment of Thermal Coal Mining – Coalspur Vista Coal Mine Phase II Project in Hinton Not Designated for Federal Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  January 02, 2020

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, would like to inform constituents that the Federal government is launching a strategic assessment to guide how projects will be assessed under the Impact Assessment Act.

The Coalspur Vista Mine Phase II Project located in Hinton will not be designated for federal review as it will be covered under the provincial environmental assessment process, which is currently underway. Should the project proceed, it will be subject to federal regulations.

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Details on the Impact Assessment Process