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 370 : January 28 to 30, 2019 – Chisasibi
COMEX 371 : February 28, 2019 – Montréal
COMEX 372 : April 3, 2019 – Montréal
Public hearings for BlackRock mine project
COMEX held public hearings on December 3 and 4, 2018 in Chibougamau and Oujé-Bougoumou on the BlackRock mining project, which aims to exploit a deposit for the production of an iron-vanadium concentrate.
Informations on the project, sound recordings and transcripts of the public hearings are available at the following link: BlackRock mining project.
In addition, taking into account the holiday season, the COMEX extends its public consultation period. Those wishing to file a brief or raise questions to the Review Committee have until January 21 at noon to forward them to the COMEX Secretariat at the following coordinates:
Secrétariat du COMEX
Édifice Marie-Guyart, 6e étage, boîte 83
675, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Québec, Québec , G1R 5V7
Email : [email protected]
Public or confidential information? The COMEX clarifies its practice.
COMEX invites you to take notice with its practice regarding the public or confidential nature of the information sent to it in the framework of the project review.
Annual report 2017-2018
The 2017-2018 annual report is now online.
Projects under review
Métaux BlackRock inc. - 3214-14-050
Hydro-Québec - 3214-09-028
Galaxy Lithium (Canada) inc. - 3214-14-055
Chapais Énergie - 3214-10-012
Critical Elements Corporation - 3214-14-053
Nemaska Lithium Whabouchi Mine inc. - 3214-14-052
How can I participate?