Bingay Main Coal Project

Centermount Coal Limited is proposing the construction, operation, and decommissioning of an open pit coal mine located approximately 21 kilometres north of Elkford, in southeastern British Columbia. As proposed, the project would produce 1 million tonnes of coal per year over a mine life of approximately 13 years.


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Latest update

March 16, 2020 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada issued a revised Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on March 16, 2020, for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
12 Revised Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (3.5 MB) August 16, 2017
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (1.3 MB) March 19, 2013
8 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - January 18, 2013
7 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - January 17, 2013
4 Summary of the Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (3.6 MB) December 3, 2012

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Bingay Main Coal Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
210A - 757 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3M2
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990

  • Location

    • Elkford (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Centermount Coal Limited
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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