Updated Public Notice
James Bay Lithium Mine Project — Public Comments Invited

Update — January 4, 2018 — The deadline to submit written comments has been extended from January 19 to January 23, 2018. The Agency is aware that some members of the public may not have been able to provide comments or access the Registry Internet site due to a technical issue that occurred between December 30, 2017 - January 2, 2018. The issue is now resolved. As a result, the Agency has extended the deadline for the submission of public comments to January 23, 2018.

December 14, 2017 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed James Bay Lithium Mine Project, located in Quebec.

The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment, as detailed in the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Guidelines.

All comments received will be considered public. Written comments in either official language must be submitted by January 19, 2018 to:

James Bay Lithium Mine Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
901-1550 d'Estimauville Avenue
Quebec (Quebec) G1J 0C1
Telephone: 418-649-6444

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

To view the draft EIS Guidelines or for more information, visit the Agency's web site at canada.ca/ceaa, Registry reference number 80141.

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The Proposed Project

Galaxy Lithium (Canada) Inc. is proposing the construction, operation and decommissioning of an open-pit lithium mine located approximately 100 kilometers east of James Bay and the Eastmain Cree Village, Quebec. As proposed, the James Bay Lithium Mine Project would have an estimated mine life of more than 20 years, and produce on average 5,480 tonnes of ore per day. The project would include an open pit mine and concentrator facility, tailings, waste rock, ore and overburden storage areas, as well as related infrastructure.

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