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This page provides links to BC Energy Regulator documentation relating to Environmental Management requirements.

Environmental Management

Name Date Published
Ecologically Suitable Species Guideline
The guideline is intended to introduce expectations for meeting the intent of section 19 of the Environmental Protection Management Regulation (EPMR) as part of the Certificate of Restoration (COR) Part 2 application process. It provides the oil and gas sector reclamation guidance related to planning, implementing, and performance reporting of soil and vegetation metrics for Crown forested land in northeast B.C.
Effective Date: May 12, 2023
May 11, 2023
Environmental Protection and Management Guideline (v3.0)
The Environmental Protection and Management Guideline guides industry through the requirements and processes associated with the Regulator's legislative authorities.
Effective Date: Nov 9, 2023 - Refer to the Revisions Table within the document.
Nov 9, 2023
Treaty 8 Planning and Mitigation Measures (v1.0)
These planning and oil and gas-specific mitigation measures specify operational practices that apply to energy resource activities in Treaty 8 Territory. The measures are designed to contribute to the protection of Treaty Rights and cumulative effects management. The measures, which are organized by activity type (seismic, roads, aggregate and borrow pits, pipelines, well sites and facilities), include detailed descriptions of the documentation and plans that must be developed during activity planning and included with applications to the BCER.
Effective Date: Apr 15, 2024
Jan 15, 2024
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