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Environmental Law - Environmental assessments - Canadian Environmental Assessment Act - Federal-provincial coordination and cooperation - Panel hearings - Screening report - Provincial environmental assessment

Thursday, October 06, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Peace Valley Landowner Association from a judicial review judgment in respect of an environmental assessment certificate. BC Hydro was the proponent of the Site C hydroelectric project, involving the construction of a massive earth-fill dam on the Peace River. The project was of an unprecedented magnitude. It required an environmental assessment certificate (EAC) under provincial and federal legislation applied pursuant to a joint review process. Following submissions and a hearing, a governmental joint review panel produced a report including 50 recommendations, some of...