Ajax Open House Perspective

Tracy Hendry, Vice President of the Kamloops Astronomical Society, had the following comments on the recent Ajax Open House: I attended the Ajax Mine Open House on Monday evening, February 6th. There were security personnel in the hall outside the room and a table where one could sign in. There was a greeter just inside the door who kindly informed me what the set-up of the room was, where to find the people I needed to talk to and where to find the computer stations where I could provide comments if I wished. There were also information hand-outs to take. … Continue reading Ajax Open House Perspective

Kamloops Naturalist Club voices Ajax concerns

Upcoming study of potential effects The Kamloops Naturalist Club is a group dedicated to the protection and promotion of the natural environment. We are concerned about the impact that the proposed Ajax Mine would have on adjacent grasslands, wetlands, and forests. These are important migration resting places for songbirds and Sandhill Cranes, breeding grounds for Golden and Bald Eagles, Great Grey and Pygmy Owls, and Redtailed and Swainson’s Hawks, and important habitat for endangered Columbian Sharp-Tailed Grouse. These habitats provide important wintering grounds for Mule Deer and Whitetail Deer and wonderful wildlife viewing opportunities. As well, habitats such as Jacko … Continue reading Kamloops Naturalist Club voices Ajax concerns

Ajax Mine – Open House

.     Two public engagement sessions are scheduled for February 6 & 7 from noon to 8 pm each day at the Kamloops Convention Centre.  There will be over 20 representatives from the EAO, CEAA and technical representatives from KGHM.   These representatives will be available to talk with people about their concerns and to answer questions about the environmental assessment process and the proposed project.  All issues and responses will be tracked and made available on EAO’s website. The two-month public comment period is currently in effect (Jan. 11 – March 12, 2012), and members of the public can provide comment … Continue reading Ajax Mine – Open House