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By Rose Ragsdale
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Areva submits final EIS for Kiggavik

After 21 years, proposed uranium project inches closer to startup; operator envisions no significant adverse environmental impact


Last updated 11/23/2014 at Noon

Areva Resources Canada has submitted the final environmental impact statement for its Kiggavik Project to the Nunavut Impact Review Board, outlining an ambitious uranium mine project, potentially the first of its kind in Nunavut.

Located 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Baker Lake, Nunavut, Kiggavik is a proposed uranium mining and milling operation owned by Areva (64.8 percent), JCU (Canada)...

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