TAR- Navigating the MPMC Technical Assessment Report
On receiving the October 2016 TAR, I was a little overwhelmed at the size of this documents , over 1270 pages.
Below you can find a summary of how to navigate around this document and what information you can find where.
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The Technical Assessment Report - TAR is available in parts below.
"Any person who may be adversely affected by the proposed amendment and wishes to provide relevant information may, within 30 days after the last date of posting, publishing, service or display, send written comments to the applicant (Mount Polley Mining Corporation, email@example.com, Box 12, Likely BC, V0L 1N0), with a copy to the Ministry of Environment Director of Mining Operations Mount Polley (MtPolleyMinePermit@gov.bc.ca, 2080 A Labieux Road, Nanaimo BC, V9T 6J0). The identity of any respondents and the contents of anything submitted in relation to this application will become part of the public record. "
The first 190 pages are an overview of this application. The details can be found in the Appendixes- see list below. When you open the main TAR document at the bottom of the PDF are the page numbers. Use the list below and enter the page number of the section you want.
Appendix A- Table of Concordance, Pages 196 to 247
Appendix B- Operations and Closure Mount Polley Mine Water balance, Pages 248 to 468
this provides information on water balance,
Appendix C- Derivation of Geochemical Source Terms Mount Polley Mine SRK, Pages 469 to 665,
You can find the subject of metal leaching in acid rock in this section
Appendix D- Water Quality Modelling Report, Pages 666 to 1002
Attachment A provides information on hydrology
Appendix E- Proposed Water Treatment Plan for Operations Phase Water Management, Pages 1003 to 1041
General Operations can be found here
Appendix F- Closure Water Treatment Plan, conceptual Design, Pages 1042 to 1121
Mine Closure details here
Appendix G- Options Analysis for Long term Water Management Plan, Pages 1122 to 1150
Appendix H- Dilution Performance Reveille of As-Built Temporary Diffuser in Quesnel Lake, Pages 1151 to 1168
You will find a discharge dispersion model here.
Appendix I- Bootjack Lake Hydrodynamic Modelling, Pages 1069 to 1199
Appendix J- Long Term Far Field Diffuser Modelling, Pages 1200 to 1227
The hydrodynamic model of Quesnel Lake can be found here.
Appendix K- Best Available Technology Assessment of Closure of Water Treatment, Pages 1128 to 1254
Appendix L- Development of a Molybdenum Screening Value for the Impact Assessment, Pages 1255 to 1260
Appendix M- Selenium Management Plan, Pages 1261 to 1277