Parties submit technical comments on AREVA’s Draft EIS

On April 11, the Nunavut Impact Review Board uploaded technical comments that various parties submitted regarding AREVA Resource’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Kiggavik uranium project. Comments were submitted by Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, the Government of Nunavut, various Federal Government departments, the Baker Lake Hunters and Trappers Organization, the Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board, and Nunavummiut Makitagunarningit.

AREVA has until May 8 to respond to the technical comments.

The technical comments can be accessed here.

A letter from NIRB to AREVA, discussing the technical comments and describing the next steps in the review process, can be accessed here.

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Nunavummiut Makitagunarningit (Makita) is a Nunavut-based non-governmental organization. Made up of members from Baker Lake and Iqaluit, Makita is dedicated to fostering a critical public discussion about uranium mining in Nunavut.
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