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Environmental Assessment Certificate Exemption Granted

South Arm Jetty Tidal Marsh Project
– Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

On September 19, 2016, the Executive Director issued an Order under section 10(1)(b) of the Environmental Assessment Act to exempt the South Arm Jetty Tidal Marsh, proposed by Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, 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 »

September 22, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Exemption Granted

Tsawwassen Eelgrass Project
– Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

On September 19, 2016, the Executive Director issued an Order under section 10(1)(b) of the Environmental Assessment Act to exempt the Tsawwassen Eelgrass Project, proposed by Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, 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 »

September 22, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Exemption Granted

Point Grey Tidal Marsh Project
– Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

On September 19, 2016, the Executive Director issued an Order under section 10(1)(b) of the Environmental Assessment Act to exempt the Point Grey Tidal Marsh Project, proposed by Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, 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 »

September 22, 2016

Public Comment Period Extended

Burnco Aggregate Project
– BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

The BC Environmental Assessment Office ("BC EAO") is extending the public comment period ("PCP") for the proposed Burnco Aggregate Project – the PCP will now end at midnight on October 3, 2016, rather than September 28, 2016. This extension is to accommodate for an unexpected interruption in access to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency ("CEAA") Registry Internet site, caused by a technical issue that occurred between September 16 - 18, 2016. That issue has now been resolved and the BC EAO PCP has been extended in order to parallel CEAA's. Read More »

September 21, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Granted

Baldy Ridge Extension Project
– Teck Coal Limited

Teck Coal Limited has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Baldy Ridge Extension Project. Read More »

September 19, 2016

Procedural Order Varied

WCC LNG Project
– WCC LNG Project Ltd.

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

August 30, 2016

Procedural Order Varied

Prince Rupert LNG Project
– Prince Rupert LNG Limited

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

August 30, 2016

Procedural Order Varied

Grassy Point LNG Project
– Woodside Energy Holdings Pty Ltd.

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Grassy Point LNG Project. Read More »

August 30, 2016

Procedural Order Varied

Aurora LNG Digby Island Project
– Nexen Energy ULC

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Aurora LNG Digby Island Project. Read More »

August 30, 2016

Project Withdrawn

Lodgepole Coal Mine Project
– Cline Mining Corporation

The Environmental Assessment Office has granted Cline Mining Corporation's request to have the proposed Lodgepole Mine Project withdrawn from the Environmental assessment process under the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Act. Read More »

August 24, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Red Chris Porphyry Copper- Gold Mine Project
– Red Chris Development Company Ltd

Red Chris Development Company Ltd has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Red Chris Porphyry Copper - Gold Mine. Read More »

August 19, 2016

Enforcement Action Issued

Brucejack Gold Mine Project
– Pretium Resources Inc.

Environmental Assessment Office Compliance and Enforcement issued an enforcement action to address non-compliance identified during an inspection of the Brucejack Mine Project. Read More »

August 18, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Brucejack Gold Mine Project
– Pretium Resources Inc.

Pretium Resources has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Brucejack Gold project. Read More »

August 16, 2016

Project Terminated

Horizon Mine Coal Project
– Peace River Coal

EAO has terminated the environmental assessment (EA) of the proposed Horizon Coal Project, after considering the letter dated March 11, 2016, from Peace River Coal requesting that the EA not be re-initiated for the Project. Read More »

August 16, 2016

Project Withdrawn

Hills Bar Aggregate Quarring Project
– Qualark Resources Inc.

The Environmental Assessment Office has granted Qualark Resources Inc.'s request to have the proposed Hills Bar Aggregate Quarring Project withdrawn from the Environmental assessment process under the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Act. Read More »

August 16, 2016

Project Reinstated

Carbon Creek Coal Mine Project
– Cardero Coal Ltd.

The Carbon Creek Coal Mine Project proposed by Cardero Coal Ltd. has been reinstated into the environmental assessment process under the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Act. Read More »

August 16, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Granted

Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project
– FortisBC Energy Inc.

FortisBC Energy Inc. has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project. Read More »

August 9, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Granted

Northeast British Columbia Expansion Project
– Plateau Pipe Line Ltd.

Plateau Pipe Line Ltd. has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Northeast British Columbia Expansion Project. Read More »

August 9, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

LNG Canada Export Terminal Project
– LNG Canada Development Inc.

LNG Canada Development Inc. has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the LNG Canada Export Terminal Project. Read More »

August 8, 2016

Modification of the Application Review Time Limit

Kemess Underground Project
– AuRico Metals Inc.

In response to a request made by AuRico Metals Inc., the Executive Director has issued an Order under section 24(2) of the Environmental Assessment Act suspending the assessment of the Kemess Underground Mine Project. The review is suspended for 56 days until September 29, 2016. Read More »

August 4, 2016

Public Comment Period and Information Sessions on Application

Burnco Aggregate Project
– BURNCO Rock Products 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 Squamish BC, Gibsons BC and West Vancouver BC. A 45 day public comment period on the application will start on August 15, 2016 and end on September 28, 2016. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this time period in relation to the application will be considered. Read More »

August 4, 2016

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Burnco Aggregate Project
– BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

EAO has formally accepted an Application from BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Burnco Aggregate 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 4, 2016