Funding in Budget 2015 will establish a Major Mines Permitting Office to improve the co-ordination of major mine permits across government, add staff to conduct more inspections and permit reviews, and maintain improved turnaround times for notice of work permits... read more
The provincial government is providing regulatory support for proposed expansion at FortisBC’s Tilbury liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Delta, and proposed upgrades to FortisBC’s natural gas transmission infrastructure in the Lower Mainland. read more
Bill Bennett was joined by MLA Mike Bernier, members of the community, and representatives of the energy business community to launch construction of the $400-million Meikle Wind Energy Project.
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is taking immediate action to save caribou herds under threat from wolf predation in two separate and targeted actions: one in the South Selkirk Mountains and the other in the South Peace. read more
Environment Minister Mary Polak has granted a five-year extension to the environmental assessment certificate for the Prosperity Gold-Copper project, which is located 125 km southwest of Williams Lake. read more
The latest water samples collected from Quesnel River off the Likely Bridge between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15, 2014, and Quesnel River off the Gravelle Ferry Bridge between Nov. 26 and Dec. 17, 2014, are consistent with previous results. read more