Coastal GasLink now has all of the major provincial regulatory approvals required for the construction and operation of the proposed pipeline and related facilities. The 10 permits were received between May 2015 and April 2016. What are the permits for? The BC Oil and Gas Commission i
After extensive consultation with Aboriginal groups in the area of the Morice River near Houston, we plan on applying for an alternate route in November 2015. Feedback was given by Aboriginal groups about pipeline construction activities south of the Morice River, and the potential ef
TransCanada announced that the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has issued an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Coastal GasLink pipeline project. As anticipated, the certificate was issued with a number of conditions resulting from the assessment by the EAO of env
Through 2013, we undertook extensive field work and research as part of a detailed environmental assessment, a step towards an Environmental Assessment Certificate that’s required from the BC Environmental Assessment Office to construct the pipeline. The environmental assessment was d
A major milestone was reached in January 2014, when Coastal GasLink submitted its application to the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO). The application comes after many months of speaking one-on-one with people in the community, plus thousands of hours of field work. Coastal
As part of the preparation for our Application to the BC Environmental Assessment Office, Coastal GasLink developed draft Application Information Requirements (AIR). The purpose of the AIR document was to identify the information needed to complete an environmental assessment under th
Coastal GasLink conducted extensive environmental and engineering field studies in 2013, and these programs are continuing in 2014. Our field programs support the definition and design of the pipeline route and the preparation of permitting and regulatory applications. Environmental
The environmental field program is focused on fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, soil, vegetation, wetlands, archaeology, hydrology and terrain. The studies are being conducted by scientists and trained field workers, collecting information to support the environmental assessment and
The Coastal GasLink engineering studies involve executing field programs to gather site information in support of Project planning and construction. Engineering field studies will collect information on bedrock contours, subsurface soil conditions, slope stability, watercourse charact
Coastal GasLink pipeline project will require other permits to carry out certain aspects of the project, including permits from Fisheries and Oceans Canada in relation to the crossing of fish-bearing streams; and permits from local governments in relation to above-ground structures.
Coastal GasLink Pipeline Limited proposes to build an approximately 670-kilometre pipeline from the Dawson Creek area to the west coast of B.C. The pipeline will transport natural gas to the proposed LNG Canada facility near Kitimat.
The proposed Coastal GasLink route, as presented in our 2014 application to the BC Environmental Assessment Office, was determined by considering Aboriginal, landowner and stakeholder input, the environment, archaeological and cultural values, land use compatibility, safety, constructability and economics.