Public Notice Syncrude Canada Ltd. Mildred Lake Extension Project Proposed Terms of Reference for Environmental Impact Assessment
Syncrude Canada Ltd. (Syncrude) proposes to develop the Mildred Lake Extension Project (the Project) to sustain bitumen production levels at the Mildred Lake facility subsequent to depletion of the currently approved mining areas. The Project consists of two additional mining areas and affiliated perimeter features within and adjacent to the currently approved mining areas. Pending regulatory approval, the development timeline for the Project contemplates production of bitumen in 2023.
The Project is located approximately 40 kilometres north of Fort McMurray on Oil Sands Leases 17 and 22, within Townships 91 through 94, Ranges 10 through 12 (W4M) and within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
The Director responsible for Environmental Assessment has directed that an Environmental Impact Assessment Report be prepared for the Mildred Lake Extension Project. Syncrude has prepared a proposed Terms of Reference for this Environmental Impact Assessment, and through this public notice, invites the public to review this document. Any comments filed concerning the proposed Terms of Reference will be accessible to the public.
The proposed Terms of Reference and associated project information can be viewed here.