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Decision 83-A

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Applicant
McLeod River Coal Ltd.
Application Number
820294
Title
Decision on application by McLeod River Coal Ltd., 1983 (McLeod River coal project, Hinton)
Date
1983
Title
Decision on application by McLeod River Coal Ltd., 1983 (McLeod River coal project, Hinton)
Date
1983
Applicant
McLeod River Coal Ltd.
Application Number
820294
Hearing Panel
Berkowitz N
Strom NA
Mink FJ
Hearing Type
Board
Category
Coal
Descriptors
Coal mine
Coal preparation plant
Coal project
Coalspur coal field
Hinton area
McLeod River coal project
Surface mining
Air quality
Bituminous coal
Capitalized cost
Coal reserve
Cost analysis
Design criteria
Drainage
Dust control
Economic analysis
Employment
Environment protection
Environmental impact
Groundwater
Land reclamation
Land use
Manpower
Marketing
Mine design
NTS 83F
Open pit mining
Operating cost
Overburden ratio
Railroad
Reforestation
Socio-economic effect
Soil conservation
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Terminal facility
Thermal coal
Transportation corridor
Waste disposal
Water quality
Legal References
Coal Conservation Act S10
Coal Conservation Act S23
Notes
ERCB report D83-A on application No. 820294 to develop a surface coal mine in TP.49-51, R.21-23, W5 to extract high volatile C bituminous coal from NW portion of Coalspur coal field and to construct a coal processing plant in TP.51-52, R23-24, W5; Board hearing 1982-08-24/25/26/27
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Decision 83-C

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision2435
Applicant
Mercoal Minerals Ltd.
Application Number
820385
Title
Decision on application by Mercoal Minerals Ltd., 1983 (Mercoal coal project)
Date
1983
Title
Decision on application by Mercoal Minerals Ltd., 1983 (Mercoal coal project)
Date
1983
Applicant
Mercoal Minerals Ltd.
Application Number
820385
Hearing Panel
Berkowitz N
Strom NA
Mink FJ
Hearing Type
Board
Category
Coal
Descriptors
Alberta Coal Branch
Coal mine
Coal preparation plant
Coal project
Hinton area
Mercoal coal project
Surface mining
Air quality
Benefit cost analysis
Bituminous coal
Coal reserve
Coalspur coal field
Cost analysis
Design criteria
Dust control
Economic analysis
Employment
Environmental impact
Land reclamation
Land use
Mine design
Marketing
NTS 83F
Open pit mining
Overburden ratio
Reforestation
Socio-economic effect
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Thermal coal
Waste disposal
Water quality
Water supply
Legal References
Coal Conservation Act S10
Coal Conservation Act S23
Notes
ERCB report D83-C on application No. 820385 to develop a surface coal mine to produce high volatile C bituminous coal and to construct a coal processing plant, to be located in TP.47-49, R.20-23, W5; Board hearing 1982-11-02/03/04
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Decision 97-01

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Applicant
Suncor Inc. Oil Sands Group
Application Number
960439
Title
Decision 97-01: Suncor Inc. Oil Sands Group, 1996 application for amendment of Approval No. 7632 for proposed Steepbank Mine development
Date
1997
Title
Decision 97-01: Suncor Inc. Oil Sands Group, 1996 application for amendment of Approval No. 7632 for proposed Steepbank Mine development
Date
1997
Applicant
Suncor Inc. Oil Sands Group
Application Number
960439
Hearing Type
Board
No Hearing
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Environmental impact
Land reclamation
NTS 74D
NTS 74E
Oil mining
Open pit mining
Reclamation
Socio-economic effect
Steepbank mine
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands oil recovery
Oil sands project
Waste disposal
Legal References
Energy Resources Conservation Act S31
EUB Rules of Practice S17
Oil Sands Conservation Act S14
Notes
EUB Decision D97-01 on application by Suncor to amend its existing approval no. 7632 to construct and operate the proposed Steepbank Mine and for related modifications to the existing approved scheme in access, ore transport, extraction, and tailings handling and to operate the proposed Steepbank mine on a 20-year mine plan, and for approval of the integrated conceptual reclamation plan for Lease 86.17 within the area of the existing approved scheme, and the proposed Steepbank mine. No hearing.
Approval
Approved
Approved with conditions
Conditions
Lieutenant Governor in Council
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Decision 97-13

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Applicant
Syncrude Canada Limited
Application Number
960552
Title
Decision 97-13: Syncrude Canada Limited : Application by Syncrude for the Aurora Mine
Date
1997
Title
Decision 97-13: Syncrude Canada Limited : Application by Syncrude for the Aurora Mine
Date
1997
Applicant
Syncrude Canada Limited
Application Number
960552
Hearing Type
Board
No Hearing
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aurora Mine
Communication
Community relations
Environmental impact
Fort McMurray area
Land reclamation
NTS 74E
Oil mining
Reclamation
Regional planning
Socio-economic effect
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands oil recovery
Oil sands project
Legal References
Oil Sands Conservation Act S10
Notes
EUB Decision 97-13 on application no. 960552 by Syncrude for approval to construct, operate and reclaim an oil sands mine and associated bitumen extraction facilities in the Fort McMurray area, the Aurora Mine. The Aurora Mine would include two mining areas: the first located within Twp 96, Ranges 9 to 11, W4M (Aurora North Mine), and the second located within Twp 94 & 95, Ranges 8 and 9, W4M (Aurora South Mine). The application covers: two separate truck and shovel oil sands mines, two mining-extraction production systems at each mine; related infrastructure associated with the operation of each mine; water management plants for the proposed development area, and; an integrated reclamation plan for the proposed Aurora Mine;
No hearing
Interveners
Anez VM
Birch Mountain Resources Ltd.
Confederation of Regions Political Party
Mobil Oil Canada Properties
Northland Forest Products Ltd.
Shell Canada Limited
Solv-Ex Corporation
Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development
Toxics Watch Society
Approval
Approved
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Decision 2004-113

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Applicant
Suncor Energy Inc
Application Number
1325847
Title
Decision 2004-113: Suncor Energy Inc. Application for an external tailings pond for the Millenium Mine, Fort McMurray area
Date
2004
Title
Decision 2004-113: Suncor Energy Inc. Application for an external tailings pond for the Millenium Mine, Fort McMurray area
Date
2004
Applicant
Suncor Energy Inc
Application Number
1325847
Hearing Panel
Dilay JD
Berg AJ
Houlihan RN
Hearing Type
Board
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aboriginal relations
Athabasca area
Construction permit
Decision D1999-07
Fort McMurray area
NTS 83H
Operating
Reclamation
Recommendation
Tailings
Tailings storage
Oil sands project
Legal References
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act S13
Interveners
Wood Buffalo Nation
Clearwater River Paul Cree Band #175
Grass Roots Organization of Fort McKay
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Fort McKay Industrial Relations Corporation
Mikisew Cree First Nation
Government of Canada - Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Government of Alberta - Alberta Environment
Government of Alberta - Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Approval
Approved with conditions
Conditions
See report Appendix 1
Approval of Lieutenant Governor in Council
Location
91-08-090-09W4
91-09-090-09W4
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Decision 2011-05

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Applicant
Total E&P Limited
Application Number
1445535
Title
Decision 2011-005 : Total E&P Joslyn Ltd. application for an oil sands mine and bitumen processing facility Joslyn North mine project Fort McMurray area
Date
2011
Title
Decision 2011-005 : Total E&P Joslyn Ltd. application for an oil sands mine and bitumen processing facility Joslyn North mine project Fort McMurray area
Date
2011
Applicant
Total E&P Limited
Application Number
1445535
Hearing Panel
Dilay JD
Ross B
McFadyen D
Hearing Type
Board
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Oil sands oil recovery
Bitumen
Oil sands
Directive 074
Environmental impact assessment
Conservation
Environmental impact
Wildlife
Vegetation
Wetland
Water
Fish
History
Paleontology
Land use
Socio-economic effect
Economic development
Noise (sound)
Reclamation
Liability (law)
Tailings - storage
Settling pond
Residential building
Public consultation
Cumulative impact assessment
Legal References
2011 ABERCB 005
Oil Sands Conservation Act S3
Oil Sands Conservation Act S24
Oil Sands Conservation Act S26
Oil Sands Conservation Regulation
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Water Act
Energy Resources Conservation Act
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
Notes
Report of the joint review panel established by the Federal Minister of the Environment and the Energy Resources Conservation Board
Change to legal citation effective January 2011
Interveners
BP Canada Energy Company
Shell Canada Limited
Syncrude Canada Limited
Belanger F member of the Dene Sioux First Nation
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB)
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition (OSEC)
Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN)
Fort McKay First Nation and Metis Nation Local #63 (Fort McKay)
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN)
Non-Status Fort McMurray Band Descendents, and Off-Reserve Fort McMurray Band Descendants
Sierra Club Prairie
Guertin M
Clearwater River Band No. 175
Government of Canada
Government of Alberta
Joint Review Panel (Panel) staff
Approval
Approved with conditions
Conditions
Condition 1 – TOTAL will submit a detailed tailings management plan two years before commencement of operations, and TOTAL will clearly demonstrate its ability to meet all requirements of Directive 074. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 2 – TOTAL will devise methods for measuring fines at the project in accordance with Energy Resources Conservation Board requirements. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 3 – TOTAL will notify the Energy Resources Conservation Board in writing of any proposed pilot plants and/or demonstration plants for all technology development at least six months before construction of those facilities begins. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 4 – TOTAL will provide written updates of any previously submitted test reports by no later than February 28 each year, or as otherwise specified by the Energy Resources Conservation Board. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 5 – TOTAL will not exceed three million cubic metres of fluid in the sand beach area sumps. (Section 5.1.3) Condition 6 – One year prior to plant start-up, TOTAL will privide measurement plans to the Energy Resources Conservation Board for review and approval, including process and instrumentation diagrams, metering, sampling methods, analytical methods and, material balance procedures that satisfy Energy Resources Conservation Board measurement requirements. (Section 5.2.2) Condition 7 – TOTAL will not discharge any untreated froth treatment tailings to the tailings disposal area. (Section 5.3.2) Condition 8 – On an annual average basis, TOTAL will limit site-wide solvent losses to not more than four volumes per thousand volumes of bitumen production under any operating conditions. (Section 5.3.2) Condition 9 – On an annual average basis, TOTAL will limit the amount of asphaltene rejection to 10 mass per cent based on bitumen production. (Section 5.4.2) Condition 10 – TOTAL will submit detailed geotechnical designs for all external overburden disposal areas and reclamation stockpiles to the Energy Resources Conservation Board at least six months prior to conducting any field preparation in these areas. (Section 5.5.3) Condition 11 – TOTAL will submit to the Energy Resources Conservation Board, for its review and approval, detailed geotechnical designs and setback distances for critical infrastructure two years prior to site preparation activities for the ore preparation plant pit, the west and southern final pitwall, and for the final pitwall design and assessed setback from the Ells River. (Section 5.5.3) Condition 12 – TOTAL will provide Alberta Environment with a wildlife mitigation plan for approval prior to clearing any vegetation. The plan must achieve no net significant adverse effect on species at risk and deal with mitigating impacts to not only species at risk, but also valued wildlife. (Section 6.1.3) Condition 13 – TOTAL will monitor noise levels at James Grandejambe’s cabin. Should noise levels exceed those outlined in Directive 038, TOTAL will ensure that mitigation measures are implemented and that Directive 038 compliance is met. (Section 9.6.3) Condition 14 – TOTAL will maintain unimpeded access required for stakeholders to areas west of the project until the Moose Lake access management plan, or an equivalent, is implemented. (Section 9.7.3) Condition 15 – TOTAL will actively support and participate in the Cumulative Environmental Management Association and other regional committees to develop and use its strategies to mitigate both development and regional cumulative environmental effects. (Section 10.1.3) Condition 16 – TOTAL will limit the area of disturbance to 5000 hectares or less. (Section 10.1.3) Condition 17 – TOTAL will remove all benching on mine discard structures prior to reclaiming them. (Section 10.1.3) Condition 18 – TOTAL will provide sustainable watershed designs with vegetated watercourses for geotechnical design applications for mine discard structures. Landform watershed designs should be consistent with regionally recognized guidelines for the purpose of erosion management. (Section 10.1.3) Condition 19 – TOTAL will provide an amended mine plan to demonstrate an integrated landform and landscape design for the Canadian Natural Resources Limited – TOTAL common mine boundary to the Energy Resources Conservation Board for approval five years prior to development. The amended plan must include a discussion of the feasibility of filling the trench area between the Joslyn North and Horizon projects with mine discard. The plan must also include a discussion of the alternatives considered by TOTAL. (Section 10.2.3) Condition 20 – TOTAL will submit an annual report to the Energy Resources Conservation Board, starting two years prior to commencing mining operations, that describes its end pit lake research and development efforts for the previous year, and the current plans and timelines for determining the efficacy of its end pit lake within seven years of mine closure. This report will include all of TOTAL’s efforts and contributions with respect to collaboration on the demonstration of a full scale end pit lake. (Section 12.3)
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Decision 2019-006

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision4583
Applicant
Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Application Number
1820856
034-00000026
001-00363203
005-00263298
MSL170423
MSL170430
MSL352
Title
Decision 2019-006 : Syncrude Canada Ltd. Mildred Lake extension project and Mildred Lake tailings management plan
Date
2019
Title
Decision 2019-006 : Syncrude Canada Ltd. Mildred Lake extension project and Mildred Lake tailings management plan
Date
2019
Applicant
Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Application Number
1820856
034-00000026
001-00363203
005-00263298
MSL170423
MSL170430
MSL352
Hearing Panel
Bolton AH
Macken C
Meysami P
Hearing Type
Board
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aboriginal relations
Construction permit
Operating
Reclamation
Recommendation
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands project
Open pit mining
Bitumen
Oil sands
Legal References
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act
Water Act
Public Lands Act
Interveners
Fort McKay First Nations
Mikisew Cree First Nations
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Suncor Energy Inc.
Approval
Approved with conditions
Approved (partial)
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Decision 20171025A

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Applicant
Suncor Energy Inc
Application Number
1857270
1857274
1890348
075-94
Title
Decision 20171025A : Suncor Energy Inc. Application for millennium operational amendment and base plant tailings management plan
Date
2017
Title
Decision 20171025A : Suncor Energy Inc. Application for millennium operational amendment and base plant tailings management plan
Date
2017
Applicant
Suncor Energy Inc
Application Number
1857270
1857274
1890348
075-94
Hearing Type
No Hearing
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aboriginal relations
Construction permit
Operating
Reclamation
Recommendation
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands project
Legal References
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act
Interveners
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Fort McKay Metis Community Association
McMurray Metis Local 1935
Joscelyn Energy Development Incorporated
Approval
Approved
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Decision 20171218A

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision4554
Applicant
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Application Number
1869003
Title
Decision 20171218A : Canadian Natural Resources Limited Application for horizon oil sands processing plant and mine tailings management plan
Date
2017
Title
Decision 20171218A : Canadian Natural Resources Limited Application for horizon oil sands processing plant and mine tailings management plan
Date
2017
Applicant
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Application Number
1869003
Hearing Type
No Hearing
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aboriginal relations
Construction permit
Operating
Reclamation
Recommendation
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands project
Legal References
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act
Approval
Approved
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Decision 20180523B

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision4559
Applicant
Canadian Natural Upgrading Limited
Application Number
1870297
Title
Decision 20180523B : Canadian Natural Upgrading Limited application for Jackpine Mine tailings management plan
Date
2018
Title
Decision 20180523B : Canadian Natural Upgrading Limited application for Jackpine Mine tailings management plan
Date
2018
Applicant
Canadian Natural Upgrading Limited
Application Number
1870297
Hearing Type
No Hearing
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aboriginal relations
Construction permit
Operating
Reclamation
Recommendation
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands project
Legal References
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act
Interveners
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition
Approval
Approved
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Decision 20180613A

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision4562
Applicant
Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Application Number
1871794
Title
Decision 20180612A : Syncrude Canada Ltd. application for Aurora North tailings management plan
Date
2018
Title
Decision 20180612A : Syncrude Canada Ltd. application for Aurora North tailings management plan
Date
2018
Applicant
Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Application Number
1871794
Hearing Type
No Hearing
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aboriginal relations
Construction permit
Operating
Reclamation
Recommendation
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands project
Legal References
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act
Interveners
Metis Nation of Alberta Region 1
Metis Nation of Alberta Local Council 1909 Lakeland
Fort McKay Metis Community Association
Mikisew Cree First Nation
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Fort McKay First Nation
Fort McMurray Metis Local 1935
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition
Approval
Approved with conditions
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Decision 20180716A

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision4566
Applicant
Imperial Oil Limited
Application Number
1872083
Title
Decision 20180716A : Imperial Oil Limited application for Kearl Mine's tailings management plan
Date
2018
Title
Decision 20180716A : Imperial Oil Limited application for Kearl Mine's tailings management plan
Date
2018
Applicant
Imperial Oil Limited
Application Number
1872083
Hearing Type
No Hearing
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aboriginal relations
Construction permit
Operating
Reclamation
Recommendation
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands project
Legal References
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act S13
Interveners
Metis Nation of Alberta Region 1
Metis Nation of Alberta Local Council 1909 Lakeland
Mikisew Cree First Nation
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Fort McKay First Nation
Fort McMurray Metis Local 1935
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition
McKay Métis Sustainability Centre
Approval
Approved
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Decision 20190225A

https://had.aer.ca/link/decision4577
Applicant
Fort Hills Energy Corporation
Application Number
1881219
Title
Decision 20190225A : Fort Hills Energy Corporation application for Fort Hills tailings management plan
Date
2019
Title
Decision 20190225A : Fort Hills Energy Corporation application for Fort Hills tailings management plan
Date
2019
Applicant
Fort Hills Energy Corporation
Application Number
1881219
Hearing Type
No Hearing
Category
Oil sands
Descriptors
Aboriginal relations
Construction permit
Operating
Reclamation
Recommendation
Tailings
Tailings - storage
Oil sands project
Legal References
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act S13
Interveners
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Fort McMurray Metis Local 1935
Oil Sands Environmental Coalition
McKay Métis Sustainability Centre
Fort McKay Métis Community Assocation
Approval
Approved with conditions
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