Notice of Rescheduling of Hearing
Applications No. 1726915, 1726923, and 1726927
Coalspur Mines (Operations) Ltd.
McLeod River Coalfield, Hinton Area
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) had previously scheduled a public hearing of Applications No. 1726915, 1726923, and 1726927 to start on November 25, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. at the Crestwood Hotel, 678 Carmichael Lane, Hinton, Alberta. The AER received requests from interested parties to reschedule the hearing and has modified the hearing schedule as follows:
Description of the Applications
Coalspur Mines (Operations) Ltd. (Coalspur) has applied for approval to construct, operate, and reclaim a surface coal mine known as the Vista Coal Project. The mine would be located in portions of the following townships, all West of the 5th Meridian: Township 50, Range 23; Township 51, Range 22; Township 51, Range 23; and Township 51, Range 24. The proposed coal mine would produce 5 million tonnes of coal per year and would lie about 10 kilometres (km) east of Hinton, extending away from Hinton to the southeast for about 12 km, up to the McLeod River valley. Coalspur’s applications would amend the existing approvals for a coal mine site and processing plant in the area that have not yet been constructed.
Coalspur has prepared and submitted the following applications:
Coalspur Mines (Operations) Limited
Attention: Curtis Brinker, Manager Environment and Regulatory Affairs
To view the applications and supporting documents, contact
AER Information Product Services Section
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (toll free; press 2)
Viewing hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
AER Drayton Valley Field Centre
Box 7048 5005 – 61 Street
Drayton Valley, Alberta
For information on AER procedures, contact the application coordinator, Jennifer Koppe, by phone at 403-297-8288 or by e-mail to Jennifer.Koppe@aer.ca.
Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on October 23, 2013.
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR
Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel