Media: Westcoast Olefins pulls out of Polyethylene Project, still going ahead with Pineview plant (2021 Oct 20) CKPGToday.ca Proposed $5.6 billion petrochemical plant criticized by Prince George residents (2021 Sep 22) CBC News West Coast Olefins opposition reaches PG City >
This summer, the ELC asked the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the Auditor General of Canada for an inquiry Into Canada’s failure to control Elk Valley’s coal mine pollution. The comprehensive submission, prepared on behalf of Wildsight, >
Submission prepared on behalf of Too Close 2 Home regarding a Natural Gas Liquid Recovery Project’s application to the Agricultural Land Commission for non-farm use in the Pineview area.
Cover letter and Legal Memo prepared on behalf of Too Close 2 Home regarding the jurisdictions local governments have to oppose a proposed petrochemical complex in the Prince George area. For more information, see our request to the BC Provincial >
Request prepared on behalf of Too Close 2 Home requesting that the BC Provincial Government conduct a Regional Assessment with public hearings regarding a proposed petrochemical complex project in Prince George.
Request pursuant to sections 7(2), 21.1, 23(1) and 23(2) of the Auditor General Act to the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the Auditor General of Canada for an inquiry Into Canada’s failure to control Elk Valley’s coal >
Indigenous Guardians monitor and protect the lands and waters on their territory. They are the “eyes and ears” of a First Nation on the ground. Guardians monitor the activities of resources users, enforce federal, provincial, and Indigenous laws, gather data >
This year, the ELC joined with project partners, organizations, and community groups throughout the province to officially launch a comprehensive mining law reform platform, which consists of nine reports that target specific mining law reform opportunities in BC. Although mining >
Report presenting a set of recommendations for reform of BC’s mining laws and better regulation of the mining industry.
Although mining has significant and ongoing impacts on communities, it is the only resource industry in BC that has not had a comprehensive legal review from a public interest perspective. The ELC has long worked on mining law reform projects, >