Erdene Resource Development Corp. (TSX:ERD) announced the filing of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Donkin Export Coking Coal project, on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, as well as the intention of the company’s joint venture partner, Xstrata Coal Donkin Limited, to sell their entire interest.
As quoted in the press release:
The Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) for the Donkin Project was filed on July 16, 2012 with the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (“CEAA”) by Stantec Inc., on behalf of Xstrata Donkin Coal Management Limited. In association with the filing, Xstrata hosted community meetings in both Donkin and Sydney, Nova Scotia. The objective of these meetings was to provide the public with an opportunity to learn more about the Donkin Project and the environmental assessment process.