Blackwater Gold Project: Federal Funding Allocated for Environmental Assessment $198,637 allocated to eight applicants
OTTAWA, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian
Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated a total of $198,637
to eight applicants to support their participation in the federal
environmental assessment of the proposed Blackwater Gold Project
located in British Columbia. Read More...
BCEIA-EMA Announce 1st Annual EPO Registration now open for Environmental Professionals Golf Tournament
EMA and the BCEIA are excited to announce the first Annual Environmental
Professionals Open - an inaugural Golf Tournament
collaboratively organized by the Environmental Managers Association
of BC and the British Columbia Environment Industry
Association. Read More...
Global Methane Expo 2013 Proceedings Now Online Proceedings from March 2013 event now available on GMI website
The Global Methane Initiative (GMI) is pleased to announce that
the proceedings from Methane Expo 2013 are now available online for
your convenience. The Expo was a resounding success, bringing
together 450 attendees from more than 40 different countries to
discuss and promote the recovery and use of methane through new
projects and technologies. Read More...
GeoEnviroLogic Professional Development Events: Beyond Data and Risk Symposium Professional training events to take place May 28-29 and June 6 at BCIT Downtown Campus
GeoEnviroLogic is proud to announce two professional training
events focused on better site data collection and interpretation
for risk assessments, as well as discussions of CSR update related
to risk assessments. The combination of the two-day "Beyond Data"
workshop on May 28 and 29, with the Risk Symposium on June 6 will
give you an in-depth understanding of what really matters. The
Beyond Data Workshop and Risk Symposium can be taken separately or
combined. Read More...
Prince Rupert LNG Project - Public Comments Invited Deadline for written comments is May 27, 2013
OTTAWA, May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - As part of the
strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental Assessment Act,
2012 (CEAA 2012) put in place to support the government's
Responsible Resource Development Initiative, the Canadian
Environmental Assessment Agency must decide whether a federal
environmental assessment is required for the proposed Prince Rupert
LNG Project located in British Columbia. To assist it in making its
decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public on the
project and its potential effects on the environment. Read More...
Newalta Report on Sustainability BCEIA Member releases 2013 report
BCEIA Member Newalta has released it's 2013 Sustainability
Report, outlining the steps the company has taken to advance
sustainability within the organization. Read More...
Competition launched to fund new CECR commercialization centres Notifications of Intent due June 14, 2013
The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) has launched a
competition for new funding under its innovative Centres of
Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) program. The
program funds centres that bridge the challenging gap between
innovation and commercialization. Read More...
David Rogers of BCHAZMAT Awarded Business Person of the Year! BCEIA Director recognized by Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce
VICTORIA, BC, April 24, 2013 - Congratulations
to BCEIA Director, David Rogers of BCHAZMAT Management Ltd. who was
awarded the Coasst Capital Savings Business Person of the Year
Award at last night's Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business
Awards 2013 Gala Dinner. Read More...
Hemmera Welcomes New Shareholders Employees chosen for their dedication, integrity and leadership
Hemmera is pleased to announce that five long-standing,
exemplary employees have become Hemmera's newest shareholders: Anju
Wicke, Malcolm Smith, Scott Weston, Greg Quandt, and George
Meadows. These individuals were chosen because of their dedication,
integrity and exceptional leadership. Read More...
BCEIA 2013 Environment Industry Guide Download the PDF version or request a copy
The third edition of the British Columbia Environment Industry
Guide is your doorway to an industry sector that is growing faster
than the economy as a whole - a sector full of opportunity for a
new generation of highly skilled and educated workers. Read More...
Holmes Hydro can proceed without environmental assessment
CBC NEWS, May 18, 2013 - The B.C. Supreme Court
has ruled that a hydro-electric development in northeastern B.C.
should be allowed to proceed without an environmental assessment.
Vancouver Island coal mine application rejected
B.C. Environmental Assessment office highlights hundreds
deficiencies in report
CBC NEWS, May 17, 2013 - A controversial
application to open a coal mine in the Comox Valley on Vancouver
Island has been rejected as inadequate by the B.C. Environmental
Funding available for Cleaner Fossil Fuel Production
GLOBE-Net, May 16, 2013 - The Alberta-based
Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation CCEMC is
offering up to $50 million in funding for projects that can reduce
emissions from fossil fuel production and processing. Initial
submissions are due by September 27.
Even opponents think B.C. oil pipelines more likely after Liberal victory
Christy Clark's five conditions for development could lead
way to deal
VANCOUVER SUN, May 15, 2013 - Christy Clark's stunning
election victory has raised the likelihood that one or both of the
oilsands pipeline projects to the B.C. coast will be built,
supporters and opponents of the proposals said Wednesday.
Industry hopes for pipelines rekindled after B.C. election
GLOBE & MAIL, May 15, 2013 - Now that the
campaigning is over, the energy industry says it's time to get down
to the brass tacks in talks for new oil pipelines through British
B.C. election may not decide Alberta pipeline projects
Redford intent oil will get to West Coast
CALGARY HERALD, May 11, 2013 - Just days before
British Columbians go to the polls, Premier Alison Redford said
Friday that the vote's outcome won't necessarily spell the end of
controversial energy projects aimed at transporting Alberta bitumen
to the West Coast for export overseas.
R-2000 Net-Zero Energy Pilot Launched by Natural Resources Canada
GLOBE-Net, May 10, 2013 - Natural Resources
Canada (NRCan) is undertaking an R-2000 Net Zero Energy pilot (the
Pilot) to recognize builders and homes reaching net zero energy
performance in Canada, and to pilot the next generation of NRCan's
2014 R-2000 Standard and EnerGuide Rating System in net zero energy
Jail time possible for repeat asbestos violations
WorkSafeBC will ask B.C. Supreme Court for contempt of court
charge against companies
VANCOUVER SUN, May 8, 2013 - WorkSafeBC will ask
the court for stronger action against a Lower Mainland asbestos
removal contractor that could result in rare jail time for exposing
workers to health risks.
BC voters torn on energy and environment files
SUN NEWS NETWORK, May 6, 2013 - BC voters think
their next government should development the province's energy
resources, but with an eye on protecting the natural environment,
according to a new poll commissioned by Sun News Network.
Countdown Begins for GLOBE 2014
GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 - The countdown is on
for North America's largest and most successful international
marketplace for environmental solutions. GLOBE 2014, the next event
in the world renowned GLOBE Series of Conferences and Trade Fairs
on the business of the environment will take place March 26-28,
2014 in Vancouver, Canada.