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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 9:00 AM
Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett provided an update on the actions that government is taking to implement the recommendations of the independent panel that investigated the Mount Polley tailings storage facility failure.
Friday, January 30, 2015 11:10 AM
Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett has announced that government will act immediately on key recommendations of the independent panel that investigated the Mount Polley...
Monday, January 26, 2015 9:15 AM
Funding in Budget 2015 will establish a Major Mines Permitting Office to improve the co-ordination of major mine permits across government, add staff to conduct more inspections and permit reviews, and maintain improved turnaround times for notice of work permits...
Friday, January 23, 2015 10:15 AM
The provincial government is providing regulatory support for proposed expansion at FortisBC’s Tilbury liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Delta, and proposed upgrades to FortisBC’s natural gas transmission infrastructure in the Lower Mainland.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:15 AM
Bill Bennett was joined by MLA Mike Bernier, members of the community, and representatives of the energy business community to launch construction of the $400-million Meikle Wind Energy Project.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 10:30 AM
The Columbia Basin Regional Advisory Committee provides a First Nation and community voice that will help inform hydroelectric operations planning in the Columbia Basin and potential future improvements to the Columbia River Treaty.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:15 PM
The Chief Inspector of Mines for British Columbia has approved an amendment to the Mount Polley Mine Corporation Mines Act permit to allow the company to begin repairs of the breach in its tailings storage facility dam.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:45 PM
Premier Christy Clark, along with Energy Minister Bill Bennett, congratulating the women leading the Site C clean energy project, BC Hydro CEO Jessica McDonald and Executive Vice-President Susan Yurkovich.
Monday, November 24, 2014 2:37 PM
The Ministry of Energy and Mines has selected Hatch Ltd. to assist with the oversight of the process for independent third-party reviews of dam safety inspections for every permitted mine tailings storage facility in British Columbia.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:00 AM
The rates for liquefied natural gas (LNG) proponents to connect to BC Hydro's electrical grid have been set, providing certainty for industry to plan power costs and work toward final investment decisions while ensuring that existing ratepayers do not pay for the costs of infrastructure and new energy supplies required to serve LNG customers.