Environmental Permitting Strategies

A Full-Range of Resource Industry Permitting Support
Let us Help You Navigate the Permitting Process.

Environmental Permitting

Blue Heron will conduct a review of regulatory permitting requirements for your new, expanding or closing operation to provide permitting expertise integral to project planning initiatives. We will work in close collaboration with your company representatives and the appropriate regulatory agencies to facilitate the timely issuance of all permits, thereby avoiding costly scheduling delays.

We can assist or work on behalf of your organization for the acquisition of:

  • Ministry of the Environment Permits
  • Waste Water Treatment - Certificates of Approval
  • Air Emissions - Certificates of Approval
  • Permits to Take Water
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Registration
  • Landfill Site - Certificates of Approval

Strategy Development

We can also provide support to your organization when developing strategies for complying with:

  • Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Section VII - Mining Act requirements
  • Development of Mine Closure Plans for Advanced Exploration Projects, Existing Mines or Proposed Mine Development
  • Management of sub-consultants for completion of technical studies and certifications
  • Closure cost estimating for pre-feasibility and feasibility planning
  • Ministry of Natural Resources approvals
  • Location Approvals and Work Permits under the Lakes and Rivers Improvement Act

Project Experience

Northern Gold Mining Inc.

Garrcon Advanced Exploration Project

Blue Heron provided Project Permitting Assistance for Northern Gold's Advanced Exploration Project. The Garrcon property forms part of the overall Garrison Project and is located in northern Ontario, approximately 100 km east of Timmins and 40 km north of Kirkland Lake.

Currently, Oban is actively advancing the Garrcon property by reviewing existing data to best target resource expansion. [Source]

Garrison Gold Property

Primero Gold

Greyfox Project – Permitting for Mine Production

GoWest Gold

Frankfield Project – Permitting for Advanced Exploration


Big Chaudière Dam – Permitting for Hydro Development (construction)

Richmont Mines

Island Gold – Permitting for Mine Expansion

Glencore Canada

Kidd Mining Division – Permitting for Waste Water Treatment System Upgrades

General Magnesium Corporation

Timmins Talc Project – Permitting for Advanced Exploration