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Environmental Assessment Office

Environmental Assessment Certificate Exemption Granted

Saturn 15-27 Sweet Gas Plant Project
– Encana Corporation

On July 29, 2015, the Executive Director issued an Order under Section 10(1)(b) of the Environmental Assessment Act to exempt the Saturn 15-27 Sweet Gas Plant Project, proposed by Encana Corporation, from the requirement to obtain an environmental assessment certificate. This exemption was issued because the Executive Director determined that the proposed project would not result in any significant adverse environmental, economic, social, heritage or health effects. Read More »

July 29, 2015

Procedural Order Issued

WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project
– WesPac Midstream-Vancouver LLC

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

July 28, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

Terminal A Extension Project
– Rio Tinto Alcan

The proposed Terminal A Extension Project's public comment period regarding Rio Tinto Alcan'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 »

July 24, 2015

Approved updated Application Information Requirements

Ajax Mine Project
– KGHM Ajax Mining Inc.

The Environmental Assessment Office has issued updated Application Information Requirements to reflect changes to the proposed project. The document specifies the information that must be contained in the proponent's Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate. Read More »

July 23, 2015

Procedural Order Varied

Ajax Mine Project
– KGHM Ajax Mining Inc.

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Ajax Mine Project to update the scope of the Project as per design changes announced by the Proponent in May 2014. Read More »

July 23, 2015

Project Enters Substituted Environmental Assessment Process

WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project
–  WesPac Midstream-Vancouver LLC

The federal Minister of the Environment has agreed to the substitution of the provincial environmental assessment process for the federal process for a 14th project - the WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty 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 »

July 13, 2015

Further Assessment Ordered

Morrison Copper/Gold Project
– Pacific Booker Minerals Inc.

The Minister of Environment and the Minister of Energy and Mines have ordered further assessment of the proposed Morrison Copper/Gold Mine Project. Read More »

July 7, 2015

Extension of the Application Review Time Limit

Murray River Coal Project
– HD Mining International Ltd.

The Executive Director has issued an Order under section 24(4) of the Environmental Assessment Act extending the assessment of the Murray River Coal Project. The review is extended for 48 days until August 18, 2015. Read More »

June 30, 2015

Modification of the Application Review Time Limit

Harper Creek Project
– Harper Creek Mining Corp

The 180 day application review period for the proposed Harper Creek Project has been suspended. Read More »

June 30, 2015

Modification of the Application Review Time Limit

Woodfibre LNG Project
– Woodfibre LNG Limited

The 180-day application review period for the proposed Woodfibre LNG Project has been suspended. Read More »

June 30, 2015

Modification of the Application Review Time Limit

Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project
– Fortis BC Energy Vancouver Island Inc.

The 180-day application review period for the proposed Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project has been suspended. Read More »

June 30, 2015