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The Canadian federal government requires a federal environmental assessment and approves the British Columbia provincial government’s request for substitution of the environmental assessment for the Project.

 
 
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has determined that a federal environmental assessment of the WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty Project (the Project) is required pursuant to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012. The federal Minister of the Environment has also approved BC’s request for substitution of the environmental assessment for the Project.
 
The federal Minister of the Environment also established a condition requiring the assessment of environmental effects from marine shipping activities associated with the Project, and beyond WesPac’s care and control, along the designated shipping route between the Project’s marine terminal and the pilot station at Sand Heads in her approval of BC’s request for substitution.
 
 
The announcement can be viewed from the following links:

Notice of Determination: http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/document-eng.cfm?document=101961
Notice of Commencement/Notice of Substitution: http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/document-eng.cfm?document=101960