Brief overview of the various industrial projects proposed for Howe Sound at the start of 2016. Re-industrialization of the sound is being closely watched by those that believe the recovery of Howe Sound’s ecosystem must be protected for current and future generations.
Burnco Aggregate Project at McNab Creek – A Public Consultation and Communications Plan was recently filed with the BCEAO, but no dates yet for when the consultations will take place. This project is still in the pre-application stage with the BC Environmental Assessment Office. The design of the project changed substantially based on the feedback Burnco received through the public input sessions, Aboriginal groups and working group members. The full application must be filled this year to meet the prescribed deadline of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.
Box Canyon Hydro Project in McNab Valley – Elemental Energy is nearing completion and should be producing power this spring. According to Principal Jamie Houssein, the Run of the …