In a speech to the Association for Mineral Exploration of
British Columbia, Premier Christy Clark advised that the
environment minister, Mary Polak, has been given the task of
reviewing The Environmental Assessment Office to make it as
effective and efficient as possible.
The Premier indicated that the current process has become less
certain, less predictable and probably not efficient. Premier
Clark insisted that the process would remain rigorous, clear and
that it would be timely.
It will be interesting to see the result of the review,
particularly in light of the recent Pacific Booker decision in the
British Columbia Supreme Court where the Court was ordered the
Environmental Assessment Office to reconsider its earlier rejection
of Pacific Booker's application to develop the Morrison deposit
in British Columbia. The government has decided not to appeal
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