Monday, July 21, 2014

Renard Diamond Project receives Final Investment Decision (FID)

CEAA Reference number: 55169
CEAA Federal Responsible Authorities: Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Natural Resources Canada
Proponent: Stornoway Diamond Corporation
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2011-06-03
Environmental Assessment Type: Transitional Comprehensive Study
Status: Environmental assessment completed

Latest Update - August 2, 2013 – The Decision of Responsible Authorities has been taken.

About the Project
Projects that were undergoing a comprehensive study at the time the provisions of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 came into force will continue to follow the requirements of the former Act. Under the former Act, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is responsible for conducting the comprehensive study of this project.

Stornoway Diamond Corporation is proposing the development of a diamond on its Foxtrot property in the James Bay region of Northern Quebec. The proposed project involves the development of the mine and local infrastructure, such as open pits, shafts, mine adits, a mill, kimberlite tailings impoundments, an explosives building, a facility for the extraction of ground water, housing complex, an airstrip and associated facilities.

This document consists of a summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the Renard Diamond Project on the Foxtrot property in the municipality of James Bay in north-central Québec.

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