CEAA reviewing BC Hydro response to Site C environmental concerns

Must Read

11 new additional COVID-19 cases confirmed in Northern Health Region

VICTORIA, B.C. – An additional 11 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Tuesday, bringing the total in the...

Local abattoirs, essential to beef up local meat, can’t keep up. So why aren’t there more?

Eventually, most B.C. livestock is slaughtered into meat — but where? It’s a question that’s plagued farmers, ranchers, abattoir owners...

Canadian crude-by-rail exports fall to another eight-year low in July

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail fell to another eight-year low in July despite the gradual...

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Association has released a statement saying they are looking at BC Hydro’s response to environmental concerns brought forward by the Agency.

The CEAA had conducted inspections at the Site C project alongside the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office from November 29, 2016 to December 2, 2016.

On the 19th of December, the CEAA issued a notice of intent to BC Hydro which indicated they would issue an order by today.

- Advertisement -

Hydro had until yesterday to respond to erosion and sediment concerns. They provided the response yesterday to the CEAA, David Conway with BC Hydro also confirmed.

The Agency says they are now currently reviewing the documents that BC Hydro sent and they will post a decision to the public registry.

They also stressed that the Notice of Intent to issue an order on December 19th was not a stop work order and a stop work order was not being “contemplated” at this time.

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM


Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest news delivered to your mailbox every morning.

More Articles Like This