Input sought on proposed coal mine north of Tumbler Ridge

Hillsborough Resources Ltd. wants to build a coal mine 44 kilometres north of Tumbler Ridge, that would produce 1 to 1.5 million tonnes of thermal coal a year, for an expected 10 to 14 years.

Written comments on the project and its potential effects on the environment can be submitted to:
 
Echo Hill Coal Mine Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 Georgia Street West
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1C6
Tel.: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990
EchoHill@ceaa-acee.gc.ca
 
Comments must be submitted by February 28, 2013.
 
If the CEAA determines that a federal environmental assessment is needed, the public will have three more opportunities to comment.
 
For more information on the proposed coal mine, click here.
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