Gold Mine Remediation

August 27, 2017

 

 

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An important notice about a public meeting and a 30-day comment opportunity.  

 

Thank you to Steve Reitzel for continuing to keep us updated about the Gold Mine Remediation Project.

 

 

The last Long Lake Gold Mine Remediation Update was May 29, 2017

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The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines has completed its environmental assessment of the proposed remediation of the abandoned Long Lake Gold Mine.  As part of the Category C process for “Class Environmental Assessment for MNDM’s Activities under the Mining Act”, MNDM has issued a Notice of Completion for a 30 day comment period.  The comment period ends September 24, 2017.

 

A public meeting to update interested persons on the project is tentatively scheduled for an evening during the week of September 10.  Once a date and venue have been confirmed, interested persons will be notified by email.

 

A link to MNDM’s Class EA website are provided below.  The links contain the Notice of Completion and the Project Document which provides a summary of the planned remediation work.  Documents are available in both English and French.   

 

https://www.mndm.gov.on.ca/en/mines-and-minerals/mining-act/class-environmental-assessment-activities/long-lake-gold-remediation

 

https://www.mndm.gov.on.ca/fr/mines-et-des-mineraux/loi-sur-les-mines/class-ea/restauration-du-site-de-la-mine-dor-long-lake-plan

 

The Notice of Completion has also been posted on the Environmental Registry (http://www.ebr.gov.on.ca/ERS-WEB-External/searchNotice.do).  

The EBR registry number is 013-1273.

 

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All of the project documentation developed since the initiation of the project has been posted on the weblinks provided below:

 

Phase 1: Site Characterization and Conceptual Remediation Plan (to 2014)

www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mines/data/abandoned_mines/2015-07-30_Weblink-Long_Lake_Gold.zip

 

Phase 2:  Detailed Design (2015 to 2017)

www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mines/data/abandoned_mines/2017-05-26_Weblink_Long_Lake_Gold.zip

 

 

Steve Reitzel, P.Eng

Sr. Project Engineer

Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

933 Ramsey Lake Road

Sudbury, ON P3E 6B5

 

Steve.reitzel@ontario.ca

Ph: 705-670-5731 Fx: 705-670-5803

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