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Environmental Assessment Office

Change of Open House Venue

Brucejack Gold Mine Project
– Pretium Resources Inc.

The venue for the Public Comment Period Open House scheduled for September 8, 2014, in Gitlaxt'aamiks/New Aiyansh has changed from the Gitmidiik Hall to the Gitlaxt'aamiks Recreation Centre at 4518 Tait Avenue. Read More »

September 2, 2014

Procedural Order Issued

Aurora LNG Grassy Point Project
– Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.

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

August 25, 2014

Procedural Order Issued

Aurora LNG Digby Island Project
– Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.

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

August 25, 2014

Application Information Requirements

Prince Rupert LNG Project
– Prince Rupert LNG Limited

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 »

August 22, 2014

Project Enters Substituted Environmental Assessment Process

Aurora LNG Digby Island Project
– Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.  

The federal Minister of the Environment has agreed to the substitution of the provincial environmental assessment process for the federal process for a tenth project – the Aurora LNG Digby Island. 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 »

August 21, 2014

Project Enters Substituted Environmental Assessment Process

Aurora LNG Grassy Point Project
– Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.  

The federal Minister of the Environment has agreed to the substitution of the provincial environmental assessment process for the federal process for a nineth project – the Aurora LNG Grassy Point. 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 »

August 21, 2014

Public Comment and Open House on Application

Brucejack Gold Mine Project
– Pretium Resources Inc.

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 Gitlaxt'aamiks/New Aiyansh, Stewart, Hazelton, Dease Lake and Iskut British Columbia. A 44 day public comment period on the application will start on August 27, 2014 and end on October 10, 2014. Read More »

August 20, 2014

Project Suspension Order

Morrison Copper/Gold Project
– Pacific Booker Minerals Inc.

The Minister of Environment has issued an Order under sections 30 and section 24(4) of the Environmental Assessment Act, suspending the assessment of the Morrison Copper/Gold Mine Project. The review is suspended pending the outcome of the work of the Independent Expert Engineering Investigation and Review Panel, which was announced by the Minister of Energy and Mines. The Review Panel will be examining the causes of the tailings dam breach at the Mount Polley Mine. Read More »

August 18, 2014

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Brucejack Gold Mine Project
– Pretium Resources Inc.

EAO has formally accepted an Application from Pretium Resources Inc. for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Brucejack Gold Mine Project on the basis that the Application contains the information required by the Application Information Requirements. The Application review process has begun. Read More »

August 13, 2014

Revised Project Description

BURNCO Aggregate Project
– BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

BURNCO Rock Projects Ltd has updated the project description for the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Project. These updates do not change the information required as part of the draft Application Information Requirements but will result in changes to some of the modelling and study boundaries. Read More »

August 6, 2014

Begins Environmental Assessment Process

Grassy Point LNG Project
– Woodside Energy Holdings Pty Ltd.

Woodside Energy Holdings Pty Ltd. has entered into the environmental assessment process with the proposed Grassy Point LNG Project. Read More »

August 8, 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 »

August 6, 2014

Public Comment on draft Application Information Requirements

Giscome Quarry and Lime Plant Project
– Graymont Western Canada Inc.

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. A 30 day public comment period on the Application Information Requirements will start on August 8, 2014 and end on September 8, 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 »

August 1, 2014

Draft Application Information Requirements

Giscome Quarry and Lime Plant Project
– Graymont Western Canada Inc.

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 »

August 1, 2014

Environmental Assessment Certificate Granted

KSM Project
– Seabridge Gold Inc.

Seabridge Gold Inc. has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the KSM Project. Read More »

July 30, 2014

Public Comment Period Closed

Woodfibre LNG Project
– Woodfibre LNG Limited

The proposed Woodfibre LNG Project's public comment period regarding the selection of valued components 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 Woodfibre LNG Limited submits its application for an environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

July 28, 2014

Application Information Requirements

Nulki Hills Wind Project
– Innergex Wind Energy Inc.

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 »

July 21, 2014

Ruddock Creek Mine Project

Eighth Project Enters Substituted Environmental Assessment Process
– Ruddock Creek Mining Corporation

The federal Minister of the Environment has agreed to the substitution of the provincial environmental assessment process for the federal one for an eighth project - the Ruddock Creek Mine 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 16, 2014

Public Comment Period Closed

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

The proposed Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project's public comment period regarding Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Ltd.'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 15, 2014

Procedural Order Issued

Kemess Underground Mine Project
– AuRico Gold Inc.

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

Environmental Assessment Office has Requested Substitution for the Proposed Aurora LNG Grassy Point Project

Aurora LNG Grassy Point Project
– Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.

EAO has submitted a request to conduct a substituted environmental assessment on behalf of the federal government for the proposed Aurora LNG Grassy Point Project, located in the Prince Rupert region sited at Grassy Point. Read More »

July 8, 2014

Environmental Assessment Office has Requested Substitution for the Proposed Aurora LNG Digby Island Project

Aurora LNG Digby Island
– Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.

EAO has submitted a request to conduct a substituted environmental assessment on behalf of the federal government for the proposed Aurora LNG Digby Island Project, located in the Prince Rupert region sited at Digby Island. Read More »

July 8, 2014