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Coal Exploration and Mining on the Eastern Slopes – Is there an end in sight?

March 7, 2022

The Government of Alberta announced March 4th that it will halt exploration and development for new coal mine projects on the Eastern slopes until land-use plans are completed. However, existing projects and advanced project applications will continue. Click the link below to read AWA’s news release.

Coal Policy News Release

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