Public gets its final say on Dryden-area mine's EA: July 12 deadline for public comments on Treasury Metals' Goliath Gold project.


The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) is taking final comments on Treasury Metals' proposed Goliath Gold open-pit and underground mine-mill project near Dryden.

The development, located 20 kilometres east of the northwestern Ontario community, has a federal environment assessment underway.

With a deadline of July 12, the agency is inviting public and Indigenous groups to comment on a draft environmental assessment report containing their conclusions and recommendations on the mine's potential environmental effects, proposed mitigation measures, and the follow-up program.

Over its estimated 12-year mine life, Goliath's average ore production and ore input capacity of the mine and mill is pegged at 2,700 tonnes daily.

CEAA said this is the last opportunity to have your say.

Following the public comment period, a final environmental assessment report, with the comments received, goes to the minister of environment and climate change to decide if the project will cause significant adverse effects.

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