Environment minister announces all metallurgical coal mines will undergo federal impact assessments, misses opportunity for meaningful regional assessment on Aboriginal and Treaty rights

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Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson took an important step in addressing the impact of coal in Canada by announcing his intention to designate all metallurgical coal mine exploration and development projects in southwest Alberta for a federal impact assessment.