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 412 : March 29th, 2023 (Videoconference)
COMEX 413 : April 27th, 2023 (Videoconference)
James Bay Lithium Mine Project: “Livestream” links
The Environmental and Social Impact Review Committee (COMEX) held two public hearing sessions on the James Bay Lithium Mine project by Allkem/Galaxy Lithium, on January 24 and 25, 2023, in Eastmain and Matagami. The public hearings are now closed however the public may access the recordings of each session via the “Livestream” platform. A reminder that the public has until February 27, 2023, to submit a brief or questions and comments regarding the project.
To access the Livestream sessions : Livetream_James Bay lithium Mine_COMEX (comexqc.ca)
Public hearings – James Bay Lithium Mine Project
COMEX announces that it will hold two public hearing sessions (on site and online via Zoom) for the James Bay Lithium Mine project on January 24 and 25, 2023. The hearings will also be broadcast live on Facebook and Livestream.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 1:00 PM in Eastmain
Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 1:00 PM in Matagami
For more information on the project: James Bay Lithium Mine (comexqc.ca)
Press release: Press release_James Bay lithium Mine (comexqc.ca)
Annual Report 2021-2022
The 2021-2022 annual report is now online.
Projects under review
Chapais Énergie cogeneration plant
Chapais Énergie S.E.C. - 3214-10-012
Connecting the Rose lithium-tantalum mine
Hydro-Québec - 3214-09-028
Extension project for roads ” H section West ” and ” I “ (Phase II)
Matériaux Blanchet inc. - 3214-05-075
Éléonore mine project
Les Mines Opinaca Ltée - 3214-14-042
James Bay Lithium Mine
Galaxy Lithium (Canada) inc. - 3214-14-055
Moblan Lithium mine project
Lithium Guo Ao Ltée - 3214-14-062
Nibiischii national park project
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
Quarry near La Grande-3
Hydro-Québec - 3214-03-045
Whabouchi mining project: Amendments to certificate of authorization
Nemaska Lithium Whabouchi Mine inc. - 3214-14-052
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