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British Columbia: 1,187 permits required for Trans Mountain project

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Staff Writer | April 15, 2018
In total, 1,187 provincial permits are required for the Trans Mountain expansion project, with many involving First Nations consultation.
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To date: 587 permit applications have been submitted to permitting agencies; of these, 201 have been approved and permits issued; the remaining 386 are being reviewed; approximately another 600 permits have yet to be submitted by Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd.

All permits submitted must align with the 37 conditions outlined in the provincial environmental certificate, as well as the 157 conditions detailed in the National Energy Board’s approval.

The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources has a dedicated project office supporting these ministries and their permitting requirements.