Environmental Impact Assessment - Coordination and Integration, Regulatory Liaison

Environmental Assessment - Michel Creek Metallurgical Coal Mine Project

North Coal

Borealis was retained by North Coal (previously CanAus) to conduct various elements of the environmental assessment (EA) for the Michel Creek Mine near Sparwood, British Columbia. The scope of work included overall senior coordination of aquatic baseline studies in support of the EA, including: water quality evaluations, hydrometric monitoring, fish and fish habitat assessments, fish population studies, aquatic invertebrate and periphyton studies; selection and modification of sampling and analytical methods, quality assurance and quality control measures; regulatory liaison related to selenium monitoring and management, and liaison and interaction with regulatory stakeholders (various jurisdictions), First Nations (K’tunaxa) representatives, via multi-stakeholder working groups.