Ministry of Environment
The Ministry of Environment is responsible for the effective protection, management and conservation of B.C.’s water, land, air and living resources. Read more... (PDF)
- Mount Polley Tailings Dam Breach
This overview is not a situation report, but a summary about the incident location, scale, cause, response actions, and environmental impacts.
- Climate Leadership Plan
B.C.’s next steps to respond to climate change and how you can contribute.
- Climate Change and Climate Action
Responding to climate change in a timely way is critical. There are various policies and programs that provide direction for taking action so that we can reduce future impacts.
- Water Sustainability Act
Learn more about updating our current water laws in B.C.
- Park Boundary Proposals
Information on policy, process and guidelines for amending BC Park boundaries.
- Spill Response & Preparedness in B.C.
Public consultation data on improvements to the rules for hazardous material spill preparedness and response in B.C.
- Environmental Emergency Reporting
Any spill that threatens the environmental quality of water, land or air must be reported.
- Roundtable on the Environment & the Economy
Learn more on the creation of this roundtable, and how it provides an opportunity for stakeholder groups to work with the B.C. government on environmental policy priorities.
- Recycling Information
Learn more about packaging and printed paper recycling for residents and businesses.
- Climate Action Legislation
Legislation has been enacted to frame B.C.’s approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for the emerging low-carbon economy.
- Environmental Protection & Sustainability
Find information and data related to the ministry’s various services and programs.
- BC Parks
The provincial system of parks is dedicated to the protection of natural environments for the inspiration, use and enjoyment of the public.
- Report All Polluters & Poachers
File a report with the province to report a known or suspected violation.
- Environmental Assessment Office
A neutral agency that manages the review of proposed major projects in British Columbia, as required by the Environmental Assessment Act.
- Air Quality
Information on air quality advisories, programs, and policy.