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Environmental Assessment Office

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

Public Comment Period Closed

Coal Mountain Phase 2 Project
– Teck Coal Limited

The proposed Coal Mountain Phase 2 Project's public comment period regarding the Valued Components Document has now closed. EAO posts public comments and the proponent's responses to the issues raised in the electronic project information centre (e-PIC). An additional public comment period will be held after Teck Coal Limited submits its application for an environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

June 25, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

Garibaldi at Squamish Project
– Garibaldi at Squamish Inc.

The proposed Garibaldi at Squamish's public comment period regarding Garibaldi at Squamish Inc.'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 »

June 23, 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 to clarify EAO’s consultation with Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band. Read More »

June 22, 2015

Substantial Start Decision

Jumbo Glacier Resort Project
– Glacier Resorts Ltd.

The Minister of Environment has determined that the Jumbo Glacier Resort Project has not been substantially started. The environmental assessment certificate expired as of October 12, 2014. Read More »

June 18, 2015

Environmental Assessment Certificate Granted

LNG Canada Export Terminal Project
– LNG Canada Development Inc.

LNG Canada Development Inc. has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the LNG Canada Export Terminal Project. The LNG Canada Export Terminal is the first project to be granted a certificate following a substituted environmental assessment. Read More »

June 17, 2015

Suspension Lifted

Morrison Copper/Gold Project
– Pacific Booker Minerals Inc.

The Minister of Environment has lifted the suspension of the environmental assessment of the proposed Morrison Copper/Gold Project. The time period remaining for the environmental assessment of Morrison ends on July 9, 2015. Read More »

June 10, 2015

Procedural Order Varied

Sukunka Coal Mine Project
– Glencore

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Sukunka Coal Mine Project. Read More »

June 9, 2015

Public Comment and Open House on Application

Terminal A Extension Project
– Rio Tinto Alcan

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. An open house will be held in Kitimat, BC. A 38 day public comment period on the application will start on June 15, 2015 and end on July 23, 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 »

June 5, 2015

Procedural Order Issued

Crown Mountain Coking Coal Project
– NWP Coal Canada Limited

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

May 27, 2015

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Terminal A Extension Project
– Rio Tinto Alcan

The Environmental Assessment Office has formally accepted an Application from Rio Tinto Alcan for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Terminal A Extension Project on the basis that the Application contains the information required by the Application Information Requirements. The Application review process has begun. Read More »

May 27, 2015

Environmental Assessment Office's Progress Implementing Auditor General's Recommendations

The Environmental Assessment Office has made significant progress implementing all six of the Auditor General's recommendations. Read More »

May 26, 2015

Public Consultation During Environmental Assessments: Online Discussion Closed

The online discussion about public consultation during environmental assessments has now closed. We would like to thank everyone who took the time to visit the website and submit their comments and ideas. The input will be incorporated into our review of our public consultation policies, and we will post information on our website once finalized. Thank you once again for your interest and input in this important discussion.
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May 26, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

James White Park Wells Project
– City of Fernie

The proposed James White Park Wells Project's public comment period regarding the City of Fernie'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 »

May 26, 2015

Environmental Assessment Office has Requested Substitution for the Proposed WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project

WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project
– WesPac Midstream—Vancouver LLC

EAO has submitted a request to conduct a substituted environmental assessment on behalf of the federal government for the proposed WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project, located at Tilbury Island in Delta on the Fraser River. Read More »

May 22, 2015