Alberta’s power minister says public consultations on coal mining will start on March 29.
Sonya Savage says her workers are nonetheless understanding the small print.
The United Conservative authorities revoked a coverage final Could that had protected Alberta’s Rocky Mountains from open-pit coal-mining since 1976.
Widespread public outrage compelled Savage to reinstate the safety earlier this month with a promise Albertans could be consulted on a brand new coal coverage.
The federal government has stated it received’t lease any extra of the land in query for coal exploration till it will get enter from the general public.
Leases for 1000’s of hectares have already been offered and the federal government says it’ll honour them.
Alberta reinstates 1976 coal coverage to guard Rockies
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