Upcoming Information Sessions
The Secretariat for the Review Panel reviewing the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project (RBT2) issued a public notice advising of upcoming information sessions on the federal environmental assessment review process. These sessions will provide an opportunity for the public to hear more about the environmental assessment process, including the present status and the timelines for its completion. As well, these sessions enable attendees to ask how they and their communities can participate in the process. Questions about the information sessions or the environmental assessment for RBT2 can be directed to Panel.RBT2@ceaa.gc.ca.
Information Sessions in Delta:
Thursday September 20, 2018
6pm to 8pm
North Delta Recreation Centre
11415 – 84 Avenue, Delta BC
Friday September 21, 2018
9am to 12pm
1pm to 4pm
Coast Tsawwassen Inn
11665 56 Street, Delta, BC
Public Comment Period Open
On July 6, 2018, the review panel issued a public notice advising that a 90-day public comment period has opened (closing October 5, 2018), seeking feedback on the information request responses and draft public hearing procedures related to the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. Written comments regarding this project should be sent to Panel.RBT2@ceaa.gc.ca prior to the October 5, 2018 deadline. The review panel has not determined the timing of the Public Hearing, but will provide 60 days’ notice in advance of the start of the public hearing.
City staff is currently preparing Delta’s draft submission to the review panel, which will be presented at an upcoming Regular meeting of Council. View the project update.
Port of Vancouver proposes the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project (RBT2), involving the construction and operation of a new three-berth marine container terminal located next to the existing Deltaport and Westshore Terminals. The proposed expansion would provide an additional 2.4 million units of container capacity per year at Roberts Bank.
Since September 2013, RBT2 has been undergoing a federal environmental assessment by an independent review panel under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. There are more than 20 steps in a federal environmental assessment process and RBT2 is approximately two-thirds of the way through this process.
In October 2016, Delta made its formal submission to the review panel on the RBT2 Environmental Impact Statement. See Delta’s submission.
For information on the proposed Terminal 2 Project, visit Port of Vancouver's Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project webpage
Reports and Related Documents
Roberts Bank Terminal 2
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Environmental Assessment Office Project Information Centre: Roberts Bank Terminal 2
Port Community Liaison Committee
For any questions related to Delta's involvement, please contact:
Bernita Iversen, Manager of Corporate Policy