Overview of Environmental Assessment in BC. Presentation to the Professional Economists Association of BC. November 28, 2013. Purpose of the Presentation. Provide an overview of the EA process Discuss key business drivers and priorities. Overview of the EA process.
Presentation to the
Professional Economists Association of BC
November 28, 2013
Provide an overview of the EA process
Discuss key business drivers and priorities
Vision: Vibrant communities, healthy
environment and a prosperous economy.
Mission: EAO leads neutral and respected environmental assessment process that is inclusive and transparent, contributing to BC’s economic, social, and environmental sustainability.
EAO designs and conducts objective EAs, reaches conclusions, and provides recommendations to Ministers
Decision on EA Certificate is made by Ministers based on conceptual project design
Environmental assessment certificate conditions set framework for project approvals, permits and implementation
PermittingDecisions by agencies based on detailed project design
Project Development Framework
Decisions by agencies based on project proposal
Compliance and Effectiveness Management
Key benefit: participants engage in a single process.
Environmental Assessment Office
Phone: (250) 387-6748