DCSIMG

Environmental Assessment Office

Compliance Determination Made

Jumbo Glacier Resort Project
– Glacier Resorts Ltd.

Environmental Assessment Office Compliance and Enforcement has determined that the certificate holder is not in compliance with condition 36 of the environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

April 24, 2015

Procedural Order Varied

Harper Creek Project
– Harper Creek Mining Corp.

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Harper Creek Project. Read More »

April 23, 2015

Public Comment on Application

James White Park Wells Project
– City of Fernie

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. A 33 day public comment period on the application will start on April 23, 2015 and end on May 25, 2015. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this time period in relation to the application will be considered. Read More »

April 16, 2015

Public Consultation During Environmental Assessments: Join the Online Discussion

The Environmental Assessment Office is inviting the public to submit their ideas to help improve public consultation on environmental assessments. The online discussion will start on April 14th and end on May 26th, 2015. The Environmental Assessment Office is reviewing its policies on public consultation and welcomes your input.
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April 14, 2015

Procedural Order Varied

Burnco Aggregate Project
– BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Burnco Aggregate Project. Read More »

April 14, 2015

Application Information Requirements

Terminal A Extension Project
– Rio Tinto Alcan

EAO has approved the Application Information Requirements for the proposed project. The document specifies the information that must be contained in the proponent's Application for an environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

April 7, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

Fording River Operations Swift Project
– Teck Coal Limited

The proposed Fording River Operations Swift Project's public comment period regarding Teck Coal Limited's application for an environmental assessment certificate has now closed. EAO posts public comments and the proponent's responses to the issues raised in the electronic project information centre (e-PIC). Read More »

April 7, 2015

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

James White Park Well Project
– The City of Fernie

EAO has formally accepted an Application from the City of Fernie for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed James White Park Well Project on the basis that the Application contains the information required by the Application Information Requirements. The Application review process has begun. Read More »

March 31, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project
– FortisBC

The proposed Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project's public comment period regarding FortisBC's application for an environmental assessment certificate has now closed. EAO posts public comments and the proponent's responses to the issues raised in the electronic project information centre (e-PIC). Read More »

March 28, 2015

Environmental Assessment Certificate Granted

Brucejack Gold Mine Project
– Pretium Resources Inc

Brucejack Gold Mine Project has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate. Read More »

March 26, 2015

Procedural Order Varied

Terminal A Extension Project
– Rio Tinto Alcan

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Terminal A Extension Project. Read More »

March 26, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

Woodfibre LNG Project
– Woodfibre LNG Limited

The proposed Woodfibre LNG Project's public comment period regarding Woodfibre LNG Limited's application for an environmental assessment certificate has now closed. EAO posts public comments and the proponent's responses to the issues raised in the electronic project information centre (e-PIC). Read More »

March 24, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

Harper Creek Mine Project
– Harper Creek Mining Corp.

The proposed Harper Creek Mine Project's public comment period regarding the Application/Environmental Impact Statement for an environmental assessment certificate has now closed. EAO posts public comments and the proponent's responses to the issues raised in the electronic project information centre (ePIC). Read More »

March 23, 2015

Province implements post-Mount Polley requirements in environmental assessment

The Environmental Assessment Office is taking steps to ensure the safety of tailings management facilities at proposed mines in British Columbia. Read More »

March 19, 2015

Begins Environmental Assessment Process

Isle Pierre Wind Project
– Kruger Energy Incorporated

Kruger Energy Incorporated has entered into the environmental assessment process with the proposed Isle Pierre Wind Project. Read More »

March 11, 2015

Project Substantially Started

Cache Creek Landfill Extension
– Belkorp Environmental Services and the Village of Cache Creek

The Minister of Environment has determined that the Cache Creek Extension Landfill Project has been substantially started. The environmental assessment certificate will remain in effect for the life of the project. Read More »

March 11, 2015

Application Not Accepted

Sukunka Coal Mine Project
– Glencore

EAO has concluded that the application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the proposed Sukunka Coal Mine Project does not satisfy the Application Information Requirements and has decided not to accept the application for review. Read More »

March 6, 2015

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment #6 Granted

Upper Lillooet Hydro Project
– Upper Lillooet River Power Limited Partnership, Boulder Creek Power Limited Partnership and North Creek Hydro Power Limited Partnership

Upper Lillooet River Power Limited Partnership, Boulder Creek Power Limited Partnership and North Creek Hydro Power Limited Partnership has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Upper Lillooet Hydro Project. Read More »

March 5, 2015

Project Enters Substituted Environmental Assessment Process

WCC LNG Project
– WCC LNG Project Ltd.

The federal Minister of the Environment has agreed to the substitution of the provincial environmental assessment process for the federal process for a 13th project - the WCC LNG Project. The use of one assessment for both levels of government will eliminate the duplication of having two assessments for a single project, while maintaining environmental protection and Aboriginal consultation. The provincial environmental assessment will meet all federal and provincial requirements. Read More »

March 4, 2015