Mining Environmental Matters
On behalf of clients and as the Senior Director, Environment, of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc., Dave has participated in numerous environmental regulatory and permitting actions including preparation of Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements for mining projects, 404 permitting under the federal Clean Water Act, and issuance of special use permits under FLPMA. Dave also has experience with provincial and federal environmental laws and regulations in Canada including federal Environmental Effects Monitoring, permits under the British Columbia Mines Act, Environmental Assessment Act and the Environmental Management Act. In light of his broad background in environmental matters, Dave has conducted and participated in environmental due diligence for acquisition, lending, refinancing and evaluation of operational mining properties. He has worked on asset and stock transactions, including compilation and evaluation of environmental information in electronic datarooms, review of Phase I, Phase II and other consultant reports, and coordination with prospective lenders and purchaser entities.