Public Notice
Grassy Mountain Coal Project — Public Comments Invited on Draft Joint Review Panel Agreement

February 14, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Joint Review Panel Agreement (draft Agreement) to establish a joint review panel with the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for the environmental assessment of the proposed Grassy Mountain Coal Project, located in southwest Alberta.

The Agency has developed a draft Agreement with the AER for the conduct of the joint review. The Agreement, which includes the Terms of Reference, establishes the mandate and authority of the Joint Review Panel, its composition, and sets out the procedures and timelines for the review. 

All comments received will be considered public and will be posted to the Agency's website. Written comments in either official language must be submitted by March 16, 2018

To submit comments on the draft Agreement or to be included on the distribution list and be kept informed of the panel review process and activities, contact:

Brett Maracle, Panel Manager
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
Ottawa Ontario K1A 0H3
Email: CEAA.GrassyMountain.ACEE@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

To view the draft Agreement or for more information on the project, visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80101). For more information on the Agency's privacy policies, consult the Privacy Notice on its website.

Information Sessions
The Agency and the AER will hold information sessions to inform the public and Indigenous groups about the environmental assessment process. The draft Agreement will be available for viewing, and participants will be able to speak with Agency and AER representatives. The public is invited to attend the following information sessions:

February 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre
919 Waterton Avenue
Pincher Creek, Alberta

March 1, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Hall
13126 - 21 Avenue
Blairmore, Alberta

March 2, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Causeway Bay Hotel & Conference Centre
102 Red Cedar Drive
Sparwood, British Columbia

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