Opportunities to comment on Site C Environmental Impact Statement

Public open houses will be held in the Peace Region later this month, with representatives from both the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office available to answer questions, along with B.C. Hydro.

The first open house will be held in Fort St. John on Tuesday, February 19 at the North Peace Cultural Centre from 4 to 8 p.m. Meetings will also be held in Hudson's Hope, Chetwynd, Peace River, Alberta, Dawson Creek and Prince George as listed below, which will all take place from 4 to 8 p.m.:
 
Hudson's Hope
Hudson's Hope Community Hall 
10310 – 100th Street
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
 
Chetwynd
Pomeroy Inn & Suites
5200 North Access Road
Thursday, February 21, 2013
 
Peace River, Alberta
Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre
9510-100th Street
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
 
Dawson Creek
Best Western Dawson Creek
500 Highway #2
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
 
Prince George
Prince George Ramada
444 George Street
Thursday, February 28, 2013
 
Written comments will be received at those meetings, as well as by mail, and must be received by April 4, 2013. Written comments can be made to:
 
Linda Jones, Panel Manager
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
22nd Floor, 160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0H3
SiteCReview@ceaa-acee.gc.ca
 
Brian Murphy, Executive Project Director
B.C. Environmental Assessment Office
PO Box 9426 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9V1
Fax: 250-356-7477
 
Comments received will be considered while the CEAA and EAO determine if the EIS is satisfactory, as well as Hydro's responses to those comments. If the EIS is approved, a three member Joint Review Panel will be appointed to review the project.
 
To view the full Environmental Impact Statement, click here.
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