Summary of Crystal Peak Garnet Quarry Project Review, 1989-96Microform - 1996
The Crystal Peak Garnet Quarry project calls for development of an open pit quarry at Mount Riordan near Penticton, British Columbia. The project has been under review since September 1989, addressing various issues relevant to a decision to approve or reject the project proposal. This summary is intended to indicate how public and government review agency concerns have been addressed, and whether the review has met the spirit and intent of the provincial Environmental Assessment Act. Issues covered in the summary include First Nations consultation, land use, recreation and tourism impacts, dust and noise from quarry operations, visual aesthetics, product transportation, water quality and quantity, acid generation potential, impacts on livestock grazing and forest management, and post-closure reclamation.
Publisher: Victoria : Environmental Assessment Office, 1996
Description: 33 p. : maps
Branch Call Number: MF BC-DOC 97-00940