Surrey Recycling and Waste Drop Off Facility

During the design and construction phases of this project, Morrison Hershfield has provided environmental oversight to the owner, Metro Vancouver. Key tasks included assessing an adjacent creek to determine the permitting requirements, collecting potentially contaminated soil samples for analysis, preparing an application for a City of Surrey Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) Permit, drafting environmental specifications for the construction contract, reviewing and commenting on the general contractor’s Environmental Management Plan and conducting site inspections.


Bigstone Cree Nation Landfill

Morrison Hershfield completed the Environmental Review of the proposed Bigstone Cree Nation landfill, as required by Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). The environmental review identified the potential environmental and socio-economic effects of the project, and the potential effects on Indigenous peoples’ traditional and cultural use of the project area. Measures to mitigate all of the potential effects of the project were described in the Environmental Review report.


Coquitlam Transfer Station

During the construction phase of this project, Morrison Hershfield has provided environmental oversight to the owner, Metro Vancouver. MH drafted environmental specifications for the construction contract, reviewed and commented on environmental plans and reports prepared by the general contractor, and conduced periodic site inspections with a focus on compliance with environmental requirements.


Permitting, Approvals and Compliance

Permitting, Approvals and Compliance

Obtaining regulatory and stakeholder approval for any project requires a thorough consideration of environmental design objectives. In addition to avoiding and mitigating impacts to the natural environment, these objectives must increasingly address opportunities for mitigating and adapting to climate change impacts. Our team is connected with regulatory agencies and know what is needed when conducting assessments to ensure a smooth application process.

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Innovative Design for Metro Vancouver's Complex Coquitlam Transfer Station

Posted on Thursday June 13, 2019

Metro Vancouver has a vision to build a sustainable, livable region. Its Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan aims to minimize waste generation, maximize reuse, recycling and recovery material, recover energy from the waste stream.. Read More »

Morrison Hershfield Welcomes Mark Parker to our Alberta Environmental Team

Posted on Wednesday May 30, 2018

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Mark Parker, P.Eng. as our Waste Sector Lead for the Prairies. He is working out of our Edmonton office... Read More »

Landfill or Waste-to-Energy Technology? CVRD Asks “What is Best for Our Future?”

Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

The cost of operating landfills and the environmental concern is causing municipalities to evaluate their approach to waste management. With so many existing and emerging waste technologies, it’s a big job deciding what is the.. Read More »

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