Environmental Mitigation Policy for B.C.

The Environmental Mitigation Policy governs the environmental portion of informed, integrated, transparent decision-making in B.C.’s natural resource sector.

Video 1: Get an overview

Overview of Environmental Mitigation Policy and Procedures for B.C.

Video 2: See an example

In Practice - Environmental Policy & Procedures for B.C.

Note: Actual application and review processes may differ depending on proposed activity and requirements under applicable regulations.


The policy and supporting procedures provide a consistent approach and guidance for:

  • Provincial staff in the natural resource sector who provide advice and make recommendations to statutory or delegated decision-makers, development proponents, or other parties
  • Decision-makers, for consideration in the process of making well-informed and durable natural resource management decisions
  • Proponents developing mitigation plans to address the impacts of their proposed activities on environmental values


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