News Release

Malartic Mine Expansion: Quebec Environment Minister Rushes into Public Hearings Despite Community Concerns

(Malartic, 26 May 2016) Local, provincial and national groups denounce Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel for rushing into public hearings despite repeated demands by community members to postponed hearings until early fall. “The Minister’s haste contradicts his own government’s claim to prioritize community information and consultation prior to project approvals”, says Ugo Lapointe from MiningWatch and co-spokesperson for Coalition Quebec Meilleure Mine.

 

See full press release in French here: http://miningwatch.ca/fr/news/2016/5/26/acceptabilit-sociale-le-ministre-david-heurtel-refuse-de-donner-du-temps-aux-citoyens