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Environmental Assessment Office

 

Application for an Amendment to an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Narrows Inlet Hydro Project
– Narrows Inlet Hydro Holding Corp.

EAO has formally accepted an Application from BluEarth Renewables Inc. for an amendment to Environmental Assessment Certificate E#13-04 for the Narrows Inlet Hydro Project. Read More »

January 19, 2017

Environmental Assessment Certificate Granted

Trans Mountain Expansion Project
– Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the portion of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project in BC. Read More »

January 11, 2017

Application Information Requirements

Kootenay West Mine Project
– CertainTeed Gypsum Canada 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 »

January 10, 2017

Public Comment and Open House on Application

Aurora LNG Digby Island Project
– Nexen Energy ULC

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 Prince Rupert on February 8, 2017. A 52 day public comment period on the application will start on January 16, 2017 and end on March 9, 2017. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this time period will be considered. Read More »

January 9, 2016

Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Aurora LNG Digby Island Project
– Nexen Energy ULC

EAO has formally accepted an Application from Nexen Energy ULC for an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Aurora LNG Digby Island Project on the basis that the Application contains the information required by the Application Information Requirements. The Application review process has begun. Read More »

January 9, 2017

Public Comment Period Closed

Bevan Avenue Wells Groundwater Supply Development Project
– City of Abbotsford

The Bevan Avenue Wells Groundwater Supply Development Project's public comment period regarding the proposed Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment 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 »

January 5, 2017

Public Comment on Draft Assessment Report & Proposed Conditions

Kemess Underground Mine Project
– Au Rico Metals Inc.

The public is invited to comment on the draft Assessment Report and proposed conditions for the environmental assessment of the proposed Kemess Underground Mine Project. A 30-day public comment period will start on January 11, 2017 and end on February 10, 2017. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this comment period in relation to the draft Assessment Report and proposed conditions will be considered. Read More »

January 4, 2017

Enforcement Actions Issued

Site C Clean Energy Project
– BC Hydro

Environmental Assessment Office Compliance and Enforcement issued enforcement actions to address non-compliances identified during an inspection of the Site C Project. Read More »

December 22, 2016

Procedural Order Varied

Kemess Underground Project
– AuRico Metals Inc.

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

December 21, 2016

BC's Submission to Expert Panel Review of Federal EA Processes

BC has provided a written submission to the federal Expert Panel Review of Federal EA Processes. Read More »

December 21, 2016

Substantially Started Decision

Pacific Trail Pipeline Project
– Pacific Trail Pipelines Management Inc.

The EAO Associate Deputy Minister has determined that the Pacific Trail Pipeline Project has been substantially started. The environmental assessment certificate will remain in effect for the life of the project. Read More »

December 21, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Granted

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

Graymont Western Canada Inc. has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Giscome Quarry and Lime Plant Project. Read More »

December 20, 2016

Agreement Signed

Memorandum of Understanding re: the Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Blackwater Gold Project
– Ulkatcho First Nation, Lhoosk'uz DenĂ© Nation, British Columbia and Canada

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Ulkatcho First Nation, Lhoosk'uz DenĂ© Nation, and the provincial and federal governments to establish principles and commitments that will support a collaborative, government-to-government approach for the environmental assessment of the proposed Blackwater Gold Project. Read More »

December 16, 2016

Begins Environmental Assessment Process

Kinskuch Hydroelectric Project
– WindRiver Power Corporation

WindRiver Power Corporation has entered into the environmental assessment process with the proposed Kinskuch Hydroelectric Project. Read More »

December 14, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Brule Mine Project
– Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc. and Conuma Coal Resources Limited

Conuma Coal Resources Limited has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Brule Mine Project. Read More »

December 14, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Wolverine Coal Mine Project
– Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc. and Conuma Coal Resources Limited

Conuma Coal Resources Limited has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Wolverine Coal Mine. Read More »

December 14, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Willow Creek Project
– Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc. and Conuma Coal Resources Limited

Conuma Coal Resources Limited has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Willow Creek Project. Read More »

December 14, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Hermann Mine Project
– Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc. and Conuma Coal Resources Limited

Conuma Coal Resources Limited has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Hermann Mine Project. Read More »

December 14, 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 »

December 13, 2016

Approved Application Information Requirements

WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project
– WesPac Midstream - Vancouver LLC

Environmental Assessment Office 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 »

November 29, 2016

Begins Environmental Assessment Process

More Creek Hydroelectric Project
– Alaska Hydro Corporation

Alaska Hydro Corporation has entered into the environmental assessment process with the proposed More Creek Hydroelectric Project. Read More »

November 29, 2016

Public Comment on Certificate Amendment

Bevan Avenue Wells Groundwater Supply Development Project
– City of Abbotsford

The public is invited to obtain information about and comment on a proposed amendment to the Environmental Assessment Certificate for the project. A 30 day public comment period on the application for an amendment will start on December 5, 2016 and end on January 4, 2017. All written comments received by online form, fax or mail during this time period will be considered. Read More »

November 25, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Brucejack Gold Mine Project
– Pretium Resources Inc.

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

November 23, 2016

Application for an Amendment to an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Bevan Avenue Wells Groundwater Supply Development Project
– City of Abbotsford

EAO has formally accepted an Application City of Abbotsford for an amendment to Environmental Assessment Certificate #W11-01 for the Bevan Avenue Wells Groundwater Supply Development Project. Read More »

November 16, 2016

Begins Environmental Assessment Process

Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project
– TransLink

TransLink has entered into the environmental assessment process with the proposed Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project. Read More »

November 9, 2016

Public Comment Period Closed

Red Mountain Underground Gold Project
– IDM Mining Ltd.

The proposed Red Mountain Underground Gold Project's public comment period regarding the draft Application Information Requirements 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 IDM Mining Ltd. submits its application for an environmental assessment certificate. Read More »

November 4, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Narrows Inlet Hydro Project
– Narrows Inlet Hydro Holdings Corporation

Narrows Inlet Hydro Holdings Corporation has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Narrows Inlet Hydro Project. Read More »

October 31, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Exemption Granted

McMillan Island Erosion Project
– Kwantlen First Nation

On October 28, 2016, the Executive Director issued an Order under section 10(1)(b) of the Environmental Assessment Act to Exempt the McMillan Island Erosion Project , proposed by Kwantlen First Nation, 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 »

October 28, 2016

Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment Granted

Vancouver Airport Fuel Delivery Project
– Vancouver Airport Fuel Facilities Corporation

Vancouver Airport Fuel Facilities Corporation has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate Amendment for the Vancouver Airport Fuel Delivery Project. Read More »

October 27, 2016

Administrative Inspection Results

Vancouver Airport Fuel Delivery Project
– Vancouver Airport Fuel Facilities Corporation

The Environmental Assessment Office has completed an administrative inspection on key pre-construction requirements in the Vancouver Airport Fuel Delivery Environmental Assessment Certificate. Read More »

October 20, 2016