Environmental Enforcement Reporting

Environmental enforcement reporting demonstrates the Province's commitment to the protection, management and conservation of B.C.'s water, land, air and living resources. Publicly reporting enforcement activities promotes compliance with environmental laws and regulations.

  • Read about the key types of enforcement actions that are used to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • View the Quarterly Environmental Enforcement Summaries - A journal­ style publication, providing a summary of all the enforcement actions taken in a three month period. Enforcement actions include orders, administrative sanctions, administrative penalties, violation tickets, court convictions and restorative justice forums. Infractions range from illegal hunting and fishing, open burning, mud bogging, causing pollution, and illegal pesticide application.
  • Search the Environmental Violations Database - A searchable online application, containing all enforcement actions reported in the Quarterly Environmental Enforcement Summaries. Actions are searchable by name, location, enforcement action, date range, and legislation.
  • Read about Overdue Environmental Court Penalties - A journal style publication, providing a summary of outstanding environmental court fines and creative sentencing orders.