Mine plan under review

An application for re-start of the Mount Polley Mine is now under review.

An application for re-start of the Mount Polley Mine is now under review.

On Tuesday, March 31, the mine development review committee was scheduled to begin its deliberation of the plan, a Ministry of Energy and Mines spokesperson confirmed Friday afternoon.

The community will get its first look at the plan during a public meeting to be held in Likely on Wednesday, April 1, at the Likely Community Hall from 7 to 9 p.m.

Imperial Metals will host the meeting and ministry officials will attend.

The schedule for future community meetings is being worked out and details will be shared when available, the ministry said, adding the company’s application documents will be posted online to the Ministry of Energy website soon.

A 30-day public consultation period will occur through the month of April.