Teck Resources Limited
Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project
Oil Sands Conservation Act Application No. 1709793
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Application No. 001-00247548
Water Act File No. 00303079
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Reference number 65505
Public Comment Invited
The Joint Review Panel reviewing the proposed Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project is seeking public comments on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), the project applications under the Oil Sands Conservation Act, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, and Water Act, and on additional information submitted by the proponent, Teck Resources Ltd.
The Panel invites Indigenous groups, the public and other review participants to submit their comments in writing on whether the information submitted by the proponent is sufficient to proceed to the public hearing.
All comments received will be considered public and posted online. The comments will help determine whether further information is required from the proponent. Written comments in either official language should be sent by October 17, 2016 to:
David Haddon, Panel Manager
160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
Ottawa ON K1A 0H3
The project applications, EIA, and the additional information are available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry at ceaa.gc.ca, reference number 65505.
The Proposed Project
The Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project proposed by Teck Resources Ltd. would be a new 260,000 barrel per day oil sands mining operation located approximately 110 km north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The project is a truck and shovel mine which includes an open pit, ore preparation plant, bitumen processing plant, tailings facilities, cogeneration facilities, support utilities, disposal and storage areas, river water intake, fish habitat compensation lake, bridge, roads, airfield and camp