Environmental and Social Impact Review Committee (COMEX)
The Environmental and Social Impact Review Committee (Review Committee or COMEX) is an independent body composed of members appointed by the governments of Québec and the Cree Nation, which is responsible for the assessment and review of the social and environmental impacts of projects located south of the 55th parallel in the territory governed by the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA).
Meetings of the COMEX
COMEX 397 : September 29, 2021
COMEX 398 : October 28, 2021
Death of Mr. Pierre Mercier – COMEX Chairman 2008-2013
The Review Committee have been informed of the passing of former COMEX Chairman Mr. Pierre Mercier on November 13, 2020 in Quebec City. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Annual report 2020-2021
The 2020-2021 annual report is now online.
Public hearings – Rose Lithium-Tantalum Mining Project
COMEX announces that it will hold three online public hearing sessions for the Rose Lithium-Tantalum mining project on February 15, 16 and 18, 2021 with Zoom. The hearings will also be broadcast live on Livestream.
For more information on the project: Rose lithium-tantalum mining project
For more information on the forthcoming public hearings (rooms, Zoom links, virtual mode process): Rose lithium-tantalum mining project (section Public participation – Announcement of public hearings by COMEX)
To access press release : Press release
Projects under review
Chapais Énergie S.E.C. - 3214-10-012
Hydro-Québec - 3214-09-028
Les Mines Opinaca Ltée - 3214-14-042
Galaxy Lithium (Canada) inc. - 3214-14-055
Lithium Guo Ao Ltée - 3214-14-062
Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) - 3214-18-003
Processing of gold ore from the Barry and Moroy projects at the Bachelor site and increase in the miling rate
Ressources Métanor Inc. - 3214-14-027
Critical Elements Corporation - 3214-14-053
Nemaska Lithium Whabouchi Mine inc. - 3214-14-052
Kuujjuaraapik Whapmagoostui Renewable Energy Coorporation (KWREC) - 3219-10-001
How can I participate?