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Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Project – Public Comments Invited

June 24, 2014 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency invites the public to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report on the Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Project, located in Saskatchewan.

The Comprehensive Study Report includes the Agency's conclusions and recommendations regarding the implementation of mitigation measures and whether or not the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

The Comprehensive Study Report and more information on this project are available on the Agency's website (Registry reference number 46277).

Written comments must be sent by July 24, 2014 to:

Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Canada Place
1145-9700 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3
Telephone: 780-495-2037
Fax: 780-495-2876

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

Copies of the Comprehensive Study Report are also available for viewing at the following locations:

  • John M. Cuelenaere Public Library
    125 12th Street East
    Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
  • Prince Albert City Hall
    1084 Central Avenue
    Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
  • Melfort Public Library
    106 Crawford Avenue West
    Melfort, Saskatchewan
  • City of Melfort
    202 Burrows Avenue West
    Melfort, Saskatchewan

This is the third and final public comment period on the environmental assessment of this project. All comments received will be considered public. The Minister of the Environment will take into consideration the Comprehensive Study Report, along with comments received from the public and Aboriginal groups, and issue an environmental assessment decision statement.

This project is being assessed using a science-based approach under the former Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.

The Proposed Project

Shore Gold Inc. is proposing to construct, operate, maintain, and eventually decommission an open-pit diamond mine, processing facilities, and associated infrastructure in the Fort à la Corne Provincial Forest located approximately 60 kilometres east of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

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