Proponent Project: Grassy Mountain Coal Project - Latest Update: February 4, 2019
Responsible Director: Alberta Energy Regulator
Location: approximately 7 km north of Blairmore
Townships 8 & 9, Ranges 3 & 4, W5M
Municipalities: Ranchland, Crowsness Pass
Activity Type: Coal
CCA Appl#: 1844520, 1902073
EPEA Appl#: 001-00403427
WA Appl#: 001-00403428, 001-00403429, 001-00403430, 001-00403431
Proposal to construct and operate an open-pit metallurgical coal mine with production capacity of a maximum of four million tonnes of clean coal per year, over a mine-life of about 25 years.
Project Stage: The EIA report and applications were originally submitted November 2015. The AER completed a preliminary review of the environmental assessment report and determined on January 25, 2016 that Benga needed
to address a number of major deficiencies before the review could continue.
On October 25, 2017, Benga Mining Limited submitted updated applications and environmental impact assessment report. An addendum was also submitted November 9, 2017.
A request for supplemental information was sent on December 20, 2017.
On March 1, 2018, Benga submitted supplemental information.
A request for additional supplemental information was sent August 10, 2018.
On October 25, 2018, Benga submitted additional supplemental information which is under review.