DCSIMG

Environmental Assessment Office

Public Comment and Open House on Application

Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project
– FortisBC

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 and Coquitlam, British Columbia. A 45 day public comment period on the application will start on January 26, 2015 and end on March 12, 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 »

January 19, 2015

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Meikle Wind Energy Project
– Meikle Wind Energy Limited Partnership

Meikle Wind Energy Limited Partnership has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Meikle Wind Energy Project. Read More »

January 16, 2015

Public Comment and Open House on Application

Woodfibre LNG Project
– Woodfibre LNG Limited

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, District of West Vancouver and Bowen Island, British Columbia. A 45 day public comment period on the application will start on January 22, 2015 and end on March 9, 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 »

January 15, 2015

Substantial Start Decision

Tulsequah Chief Mine Project
– Chieftain Metals Inc.

The Minister of Environment has determined that the Tulsequah Chief Mine Project has been substantially started. The environmental assessment certificate will remain in effect for the life of the project. Read More »

January 14, 2015

Environmental Assessment Certificate Extension Granted

Prosperity Gold-Copper Project
– Taseko Mines Limited

Taseko Mines Limited has received an extension to the deadline in their Environmental Assessment Certificate to substantially start the Prosperity Gold-Copper Project. Read More »

January 14, 2015

Application Review Period Initiated

Woodfibre LNG Project
– Woodfibre LNG Limited

The Environmental Assessment Office initiated the 180-day Application review process for the proposed Woodfibre LNG Project. Read More »

January 13, 2015

Environmental Assessment Office has Requested Substitution for the Proposed WCC LNG Project

WCC LNG Project
– WCC LNG Project Ltd.

EAO has submitted a request to conduct a substituted environmental assessment on behalf of the federal government for the proposed WCC LNG Project, located on the eastern shore of Tuck Inlet, within the city limits of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Read More »

January 13, 2015

Application Review Period Initiated

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

The Environmental Assessment Office initiated the 180-day Application review process for the proposed Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project. Read More »

January 12, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

Terminal A Extension Project
– Rio Tinto Alcan

The propose Terminal A Extension Project's public comment period regarding the valued components list 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 Rio Tinto Alcan submits is application for an environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

January 9, 2015

Project Withdrawn

Aurora LNG Grassy Point
– Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.

The Environmental Assessment Office has granted Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.'s request to have the proposed Aurora LNG Grassy Point Project withdrawn from the environmental assessment process under the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Act. Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. is continuing with the environmental assessment process for the Aurora LNG Digby Island Project. Read More »

January 9, 2015

Begins Environmental Assessment Process

WCC LNG Project
– WCC LNG Project Ltd.

WCC LNG Project Ltd. has entered into the environmental assessment process with the proposed WCC LNG Project. Read More »

January 7, 2015

Public Comment and Open House on Valued Components Document

Baldy Ridge Extension Project
– Teck Coal Limited

EAO will be releasing the draft valued Components list for the proposed Baldy Ridge Extension Project. Valued components are aspects of the natural and human environment that have scientific, economic, social or cultural significance. Detailed information on the selected valued components will be provided in the application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. Effective selection of valued components ensures that the environmental assessment focusses on those issues with the highest potential for significant adverse effects and of the highest value for First Nations, the public and others. The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the selection of valued components for the proposed project during a 30 day public comment period. Read More »

January 7, 2015

Project Withdrawn

Farrell Creek 88-I South Gas Plant Project
– Talisman Energy Inc.

The Environmental Assessment Office has granted Talisman Energy Inc.'s request to have the proposed Farrell Creek 88-I South Gas Plant Project withdrawn from the environmental assessment process under the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Act. Read More »

January 6, 2015

Public Comment Period Closed

Kemess Underground Mine Project
– AuRico Gold Inc.

The proposed Kemess Underground Mine 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 AuRico Gold Inc. submits its application for an environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

January 5, 2015

Procedural Order Issued

Aley Mine Project
– Aley Corporation Limited

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

December 31, 2014

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Woodfibre LNG Project
– Woodfibre LNG Limited

EAO has formally accepted an Application from Woodfibre LNG Limited for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Woodfibre LNG Project on the basis that the Application contains the information required by the Application Information Requirements. Read More »

December 29, 2014

Public Comment Period Closed

LNG Canada Export Terminal Project
– LNG Canada Development Inc.

The proposed LNG Canada Export Terminal Project's public comment period regarding LNG Canada Development 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 »

December 23, 2014

Public Comment Period Closed

Ajax Mine Project
– KGHM Ajax Mining Inc.

The proposed Ajax Mine Project's public comment period regarding the draft revised Application Information Requirements/Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines has now closed. EAO will post public comments and the proponent's responses to the issues raised in the electronic project information centre (e-PIC). Once satisfied that the document is complete, EAO and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency will re-issue the Revised Application Information Requirements/Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines and post the document to e-PIC. An additional public comment period will be held after KGHM Ajax Mining Inc. submits its application for an environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

December 22, 2014

Procedural Order Issued

Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project
– Port Metro Vancouver

The Minister has issued a procedural order that establishes the assessment scope, procedures and methods concerning the environmental assessment for the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. Read More »

December 19, 2014

Procedural Order Varied

Murray River Coal Project
– HD Mining International Ltd.

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

December 19, 2014

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project
– FortisBC Energy (Vancouver Island) Inc.

EAO has formally accepted an Application from FortisBC Energy (Vancouver Island) Inc. for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Eagle Mountain – Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project on the basis that the Application contains the information required by the Application Information Requirements. Read More »

December 18, 2014

Application Information Requirements

Burnco Aggregate Project
– BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

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 »

December 18, 2014

Procedural Order Varied

Aurora LNG Digby Island
– Aurora Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.

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

December 16, 2014

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Line Creek Operations Phase II Project
– Teck Coal Limited

Teck Coal Limited has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Line Creek Operations Phase II Project. Read More »

December 15, 2014

Public Comment and Information Session on Application/Environmental Impact Statement

Murray River Coal Project
– HD Mining International Ltd.

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. An information session will be held in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia. A 42 day public comment period on the application will start on December 18, 2014 and end on January 29, 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 »

December 11, 2014