Silica Sand Extraction Project
On November 15, 2021, the Minister of Conservation and Climate (now Environment, Climate and Parks) asked the Clean Environment Commission (CEC) to undertake a technical review and a public hearing regarding the Sio Silica Corporation Environment Act project proposal for the sequential installation, operation and decommissioning of silica sand extraction wells to remove water and silica sand from groundwater at various locations on private land within the Rural Municipality of Springfield.
Below you can find links for the hearing schedule, Rural Municipality of Springfield submissions and a copy of the consultant’s expert report prepared for the Municipality regarding the project details.
You are encouraged to check the Clean Environment Commission link for all updates regarding the hearing at Province of Manitoba | CEC (cecmanitoba.ca).
- Expert Report on the Sio Silica Proposed Vivian Silica Sand Project
- Silica Sand Extraction Project Environmental Hearing
- Vivian Silica Sand Extraction Project - Rural Municipality of Springfield Submission Letter
The Minister of Environment and Climate released the final report on the Vivian Sands Extraction Project on June 23, 2023.
Please be advised that the development agreement below is released subject to the municipal board hearing file NOs. 22B3-0007 and 23B6-000.
If you have any questions regarding the Development Agreement or the Municipal Board Hearings, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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