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Crown Mountain Coking Coal Project

NWP Coal Canada Ltd. is proposing to construct and operate an open-pit metallurgical coal mine in the East Kootenay Region, approximately 12 kilometres from the District of Sparwood in southeastern British Columbia. As proposed, the production capacity of the project would be 3.7 million tonnes per year, over a mine-life of about 16 years.

Latest update

March 4, 2015 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued the final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on February 20, 2015 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (399 KB) February 20, 2015
6 Notice of Commencement - December 22, 2014
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - December 22, 2014
2 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (13.4 MB) November 4, 2014

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  • Crown Mountain Coking Coal Project
  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • 410-701 West Georgia Street
  • Vancouver, BC, V7Y 1C6
  • Telephone: 604-666-2431
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