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Future of Howe Sound Society received advanced notice of the upcoming open houses being hosted by Woodfibre Natural Gas Ltd. These are voluntary information sessions not required by the government for the purpose of informing people about the Woodfibre LNG project.  Advertisements appeared in local newspapers.
 Here is what we understand the status to date – January, 2014.   (See chart below)
  • Project description has been filed with the BC Environmental Assessment Office – the project is still in the pre-application stage.  
  • Request for substitution of the   B.C. environmental assessment process for the CEAA 2012 process if it is determined that an environmental assessment is required – decision pending.
  • Purchase of the Woodfibre property from Western Forest Products is still pending subject to successful environmental remediation by WFP.
  • Export license has been approved by National Energy Board
  • Expansion of the pipeline by Fortis BC is currently undergoing EA process and is still in pre-application stage.
From Marian Ngo – Communications Specialist Woodfibre Natural Gas. Ltd.:
Small Group Meeting Schedule  – If you would like to attend a small group meeting, please email or call 1-888-801-7929 with your name, contact information and the date, time and location of the meeting you would like to attend. As space is limited, your RSVP is appreciated.
  • Squamish, Tuesday, February 4  1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • West Vancouver Tuesday, Feb. 4 6-8p.m.
  • Whistler, Wed. Feb. 5th 1-3 pm
  • Squamish Thurs. Feb. 6 1-3 p.m and 6-8 pm
  • Britannia Beach Wed. Feb. 12 1-3
Open House Schedule Open houses are a drop-in format. No RSVP is required.:
Squamish Feb. 5, 5-8p.m. Howe Sound Inn 37801 Cleveland Ave.
Squamish Feb 15 1-4 pm Executive Suites Hotel & Resort 40900 Tantalus Road.
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