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Grassy Mountain Coal Project


Benga Mining Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Riversdale Resources Limited, is proposing to construct and operate an open-pit metallurgical coal mine near the Crowsnest Pass, approximately seven kilometres north of the community of Blairmore, in southwest Alberta. As proposed, the production capacity of the project would be a maximum of 4.5 million tonnes of clean coal per year, over a mine-life of about 25 years.



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September 9, 2019 - The Joint Review Panel is inviting public comments until October 24, 2019 on the additional information submitted by the proponent related to the Environmental Impact Assessment.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
253 Public Notice - Grassy Mountain Coal Project - Public Comments Invited - September 9, 2019

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Contacts

  • Grassy Mountain Coal Project
  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • 160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
  • Ottawa, ON, K1A 0H3
  • Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
  • Fax: 613-957-0941
  • Email: ceaa.grassymountain.acee@canada.ca

  • Location

    • Southwest Alberta, approximately 7 kilometres north of Blairmore (Alberta)
  • Project Type

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2015-05-14
  • Proponent

    Benga Mining Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Riversdale Resources Limited
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment by Review Panel under CEAA 2012
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