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Canadian miners blast govt decision to join Teck project's enviro review

Canada’s decision to join a provincial environmental review of progress on Teck Resources’ Castle Mountain metallurgical coal project in British Columbia under the Impact Assessment Act (IAA) has drawn criticism from miners. They argue the decision could lead to longer permitting timelines and affect confidence in the IAA at a time of unprecedented global economic uncertainty.

Canadian miners blast govt decision to join Teck project's enviro review Canadian miners blast govt decision to join Teck project's enviro review Canadian miners blast govt decision to join Teck project's enviro review Canadian miners blast govt decision to join Teck project's enviro review Canadian miners blast govt decision to join Teck project's enviro review

Castle Mountain in British Columbia, which Teck Resources wants to develop into Canada's largest metallurgical coal mine

"We are very disheartened by the federal government's decision on the Castle project given the expansion fell well below the threshold to being subject to the IAA," said Mining Association of Canada