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Environmental Assessment Office

Introduction of Environmental Assessment Fees

The Environmental Assessment Office is introducing fees for a range of services, effective immediately. The fees provide partial recovery of the costs incurred by the Environmental Assessment Office in delivering high-quality and timely environmental assessments. Read More »

April 14, 2014

Seventh Project Enters Substituted Environmental Assessment Process

Kemess Underground Mine Project
– AuRico Gold Inc.

The federal Minister of the Environment has agreed to the substitution of the provincial environmental assessment process for the federal one for a seventh project – the Kemess Underground Mine. 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 »

April 9, 2014

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment 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 (collectively the "Holders") have received an amendment to the Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Upper Lillooet Hydro Project. Read More »

April 4, 2014

Application for an Amendment to an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Peace Valley OSB Plant Project
– Louisiana-Pacific OSB Limited Partnership

EAO has formally accepted an Application from Louisiana-Pacific OSB Limited Partnership for an amendment to Environmental Assessment Certificate #IND02-01 for the Peace Valley OSB Project. Read More »

April 3, 2014

Procedural Order Varied

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project
– Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Ltd.

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project. Read More »

April 2, 2014

Approved Application Information Requirements

Pacific Northern Gas Looping Project
– Pacific Northern Gas Ltd.

Environmental Assessment Office 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 »

March 31, 2014

Procedural Order Varied

Pacific Northern Gas Looping Project
– Pacific Northern Gas Ltd.

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Pacific Northern Gas Looping Project. Read More »

March 31, 2014

Public Comment and Open House on Application/Environmental Impact Statement

Pacific NorthWest LNG Project
– Pacific NorthWest LNG Ltd.

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the application/EIS for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. Open houses will be held in Port Edward and Prince Rupert, British Columbia. A 30-day public comment period on the application/EIS will start on April 2, 2014 and end on May 1, 2014. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this time period in relation to the application/EIS will be considered. Read More »

March 26, 2014

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Pacific NorthWest LNG Project
– Pacific NorthWest LNG Limited Partnership

EAO has formally accepted an Application from Pacific NorthWest LNG Limited Partnership for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG 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 25, 2014

Public Comment Period Closed

Pacific Trail Pipelines Project
– Pacific Trail Pipelines Limited Partnership

The Pacific Trail Pipelines Project's public comment period regarding the proposed Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment 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, 2014

Procedural Order Issued

Woodfibre LNG Project
– Woodfibre Natural Gas Limited

EAO has issued a procedural order that establishes the formal scope, procedures and methods concerning the environmental assessment for the proposed Woodfibre LNG Project. Read More »

March 21, 2014

Public Comment and Open House on Application

Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project
– Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd.

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. Open houses will be held in Burns Lake, Chetwynd, Fraser Lake, and Kitimat, BC. A 45-day public comment period on the application will start on March 21, 2014 and end on May 5, 2014. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this time period in relation to the application will be considered. Read More »

March 14, 2014

Procedural Order Varied

Blackwater Gold Project
– New Gold Inc.

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

March 13, 2014

Public Comment and Open House on Draft Application Information Requirements

Prince Rupert LNG Project
– Prince Rupert LNG Limited

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the draft Application Information Requirements which will specify the detailed information to be provided in the application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. Open houses will be held in Port Edward and Prince Rupert, British Columbia. A 30 day public comment period on the draft Application Information Requirements will start on March 24, 2014 and end on April 22, 2014. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this comment period in relation to the draft Application Information Requirements will be considered. Read More »

March 11, 2014

Draft Application Information Requirements

Prince Rupert LNG Project
– Prince Rupert LNG Limited

A draft Application Information Requirements which specifies the studies to be conducted and the detailed information to be provided in the Application for an environmental assessment certificate is available in the Project Information Centre. Read More »

March 11, 2014

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project
– Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd.

EAO has formally accepted an Application from Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Coastal GasLink Pipeline 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 11, 2014

Application Review Extended

KSM Project
– Seabridge Gold Inc.

A 45-day extension to the period for reviewing the Application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed KSM Project has been granted, as requested by Seabridge Gold Inc. The deadline for the Application review is now April 24, 2014. Read More »

March 7, 2014

Procedural Order Issued

Kootenay West Mine Project
– CertainTeed Gypsum Canada Inc.

EAO has issued a procedural order that establishes the formal scope, procedures and methods concerning the environmental assessment for the proposed Kootenay West Mine Project. Read More »

March 4, 2014

Application Information Requirements

Pacific NorthWest LNG Project
– Pacific NorthWest LNG Limited Partnership

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 »

February 20, 2014