BC Hydro Hit with ‘Orders to Remedy’ Under Environmental Assessment Act
Prince George, B.C. – Since April of last year, BC Hydro and Power Authority has received 5 “orders to remedy” for the Site C Project under the Environmental Assessment Act.
According to the quarterly reports for 2016, released this week by the Province, the first three orders were issued between April 1st and June 30th of last year.
The first was to “address the failure to adhere to measures to properly segregate and dispose of recyclables and waste material”
The second was to “address non-compliance with the requirement to implement measures to control and clean up leaks and spills of hydrocarbon material”
The third called for BC Hydro to ” address the failure to adhere to measures to control runoff water and sediment in and adjacent to a ravine”.
Two more orders were issued during the 4th quarter, one called on BC Hydro to address the ” failure to implement measures to minimize adverse effects to amphibians on and about the roads servicing the Site C Clean Energy Project site
And the fifth order was to “address the non-compliance with the requirement to monitor water quality in potentially affected wells twice per year, for a period of 10 years, from the outset of construction of the Site C Clean Energy Project”.
250News has requested a response from BC Hydro on the status of the remedy orders, but a response was not received by publication time.