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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

Procedural Order Issued

Revelstoke Generating Station Unit 6 Project
– BC Hydro and Power Authority

EAO has issued a procedural order that establishes the formal scope, procedures and methods concerning the environmental assessment for the proposed Revelstoke Generating Station Unit 6 project. Read More »

May 22, 2015

Public Consultation About Environmental Assessments: Submit Your Comments

On April 14th, 2015, the Environmental Assessment Office initiated an online discussion about improving public consultation during environmental assessments. The deadline for submitting comments about public consultation during environmental assessments is on Tuesday, May 26th. If you have not yet had the chance to contribute your input and would like to do so before the May 26th deadline, please visit the online discussion forum to submit your comment.
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May 21, 2015

Extension of the Application Review Time Limit

Murray River Coal Project
– HD Mining International Ltd.

In response to a request made by 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 30 days until July 1, 2015. Read More »

May 15, 2015

Public Comment and Open House on Valued Components Document

Coal Mountain Phase 2 Project
– Teck Coal Limited

EAO will be releasing the draft valued components list for the proposed Coal Mountain Phase 2 Project on May 25, 2015. 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 public comment period. Read More »

May 15, 2015

Procedural Order Varied

Coal Mountain Phase 2 Project
– Teck Coal Limited

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Coal Mountain Phase 2 Project. Read More »

May 15, 2015

Procedural Order Varied

Baldy Ridge Extension Project
– Teck Coal Limited

EAO has varied the procedural order for the environmental assessment of the proposed Baldy Ridge Extension Project. Read More »

May 15, 2015

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Peace Valley Oriented Strand Board Project
– Louisiana Pacific OSB Limited Partnership

Louisiana Pacific OSB Limited Partnership has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Peace Valley Oriented Strand Board Project. Read More »

May 11, 2015

Begins Environmental Assessment Process

WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project
– WesPac Midstream-Vancouver LLC

WesPac Midstream-Vancouver LLC has entered into the environmental assessment process with the proposed WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project. Read More »

May 6, 2015

Join the Online Discussion About Public Consultation for Environmental Assessments

The Environmental Assessment Office is asking the public to send comments and ideas to help improve public consultation during environmental assessments. The online discussion started on April 14th and will end on May 26th, 2015. Your feedback will help inform the Environmental Assessment Office during a review of its public consultation policies.
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May 4, 2015

Procedural Order Issued

Red Willow Wind Project
– Red Willow Wind Limited Partnership

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

May 4, 2015

Public Comment and Open House on Supplemental Application

Garibaldi at Squamish Project
– Garibaldi at Squamish Inc.

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the supplemental application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. An open house will be held in Squamish, BC. A 45-day public comment period on the supplemental application will start on May 8, 2015 and end on June 22, 2015. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this time period in relation to the supplemental application will be considered. Read More »

April 30, 2015

Supplemental Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Garibaldi at Squamish Project
– Garibaldi at Squamish Inc.

EAO has formally accepted a Supplemental Application from Garibaldi at Squamish Inc. for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Garibaldi at Squamish Project on the basis that the Supplemental Application contains the information set out in the Supplemental Application Information Requirements. The Supplemental Application review process has begun. Read More »

April 30, 2015

Procedural Order Issued

WCC LNG Project
– WCC LNG Project Ltd.

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

April 27, 2015

Compliance Determination Made

Jumbo Glacier Resort Project
– Glacier Resorts Ltd.

Environmental Assessment Office Compliance and Enforcement has determined that the certificate holder is not in compliance with condition 36 of the environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

April 24, 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. Read More »

April 23, 2015

Public Comment on Application

James White Park Wells Project
– City of Fernie

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on the application for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed project. A 33 day public comment period on the application will start on April 23, 2015 and end on May 25, 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 »

April 16, 2015

Public Consultation During Environmental Assessments: Join the Online Discussion

The Environmental Assessment Office is inviting the public to submit their ideas to help improve public consultation on environmental assessments. The online discussion will start on April 14th and end on May 26th, 2015. The Environmental Assessment Office is reviewing its policies on public consultation and welcomes your input.
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April 14, 2015