October 22, 2008
for Action on Burns Bog Covenant and Delta-owned
properties on the route of the
Enclosed are three letters from the Boundary Bay Conservation Committee:
The first letter is to the
1. investigation of the scientific integrity of the Harmonized Environmental Assessment process on the South Fraser Perimeter Road Project, and
scientific evaluation of the current route of the
The second and third letters are to the Corporation of Delta seeking action:
1. to initiate the Dispute Resolution process of the Conservation Covenant on Burns Bog
2. to protect four or more publically-owned lands along the route of the South Fraser Perimeter Road Project that are designated “environmentally sensitive” in Delta’s Official Community Plan by informing the Government of British Columbia that Delta will not permit the province to build on environmentally sensitive lands in Delta.
In response to the two
letters to the Corporation of Delta, on October 20, 2008, the
“…requesting a formal position relative to any potential breaches of the Burns Bog Conservation Covenant as a result of the construction and operation of South Fraser Perimeter Road and information back with regards to any risks to Burns Bog assessed by the Scientific Advisory Panel.”
Delta Council did not address the issue of publically-owned lands along the route of the South Fraser Perimeter Road Project that are designated “environmentally sensitive” in Delta’s Official Community Plan.