142 Commons Avenue – Joel Properties

  • Ministry of Environment permitted.
  • Engineer designed & constructed with a dual HDPE liner, leachate collection and treatment.
  • Accepts soil and hydrovac slurries with contaminants exceeding the Industrial Land Use Standard (IL) but less than the Hazardous Waste Standard (HW).
  • Accepts wood waste and organic debris.
  • All truck configurations can be received.
  • Rail offload facility located within close proximity to allow for large volumes.
  • Soil disposal is invoiced by the metric tonne. Weights are determined at the facility with a regularly calibrated truck scale.

Application No. 387933

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE

Application for a Permit Amendment Under The Provisions of the Environmental Management Act

We, Joel Properties Limited of 9259 Main St, Chilliwack, BC, intend to submit this amendment application to the Director to amend Permit 5335, issued December 19, 1978, and last amended May 5, 2017, which authorizes the discharge to land the following materials:

  • Wood waste refuse from various sawmills and board plants located in or near Quesnel, BC. The wood waste refuse must be wood residue with a linear dimension not to exceed 60 cm, bark, rock, soil, and/or boiler ash
  • Soils originating from within BC with substance concentrations less than industrial land use Standards specified in the Contaminated Sites Regulation

The land upon which the facility is situated, and the discharge occurs, is Lot A, Plan 26052 District, Lot 7283 and a Portion of District Lot 7286 Cariboo District, and Lot B Plan 26052, DL 7283 LD 05 Except Plan 32210 & 32307 & DL’s 7286 & 5012, located at termination of Commons Ave, Quesnel, BC, within the Cariboo Regional District.

The amendment requests that the following conditions be changed as follows:

  • Increase the maximum authorized annual rate of discharge refuse from 28,000 m3/year to 56,000 m3/year
  • Increase the maximum authorized annual treatment volume of contaminated soil and media from 25,000 m3/year to 50,000 m3/year

Further information regarding this project, including schedule for the virtual public consultation session associated with this permit amendment application, are available on www.summitearthworks.ca. Any person who may be adversely affected by the proposed discharge of waste and wishes to provide relevant information may, within 30 days after the last date of posting, publishing, service or display, send written comments to the applicant, with a copy to the Director, Environmental Protection at authorizations.north@gov.bc.ca or by mail to 400-640 Borland Street, Williams Lake BC, V2G 4T1. The identity of any respondents and the contents of anything submitted in relation to this application will become part of the public record.

Dated this         15th     day of  December        , 2021.           

Contact person: Steve Rosell

Email address: info@summitearthworks.ca

Phone: (604) 820 – 0569


NOTICE OF PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT ON QUESNEL LANDFILL PERMIT – December 2021

Summit Earthworks Inc. (Summit) will be initiating public engagement early in 2022 related to the Kopetski Landfill (Landfill) located at 142 Commons Avenue in Quesnel.

This engagement is related to an application by Joel Properties Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Summit Earthworks Inc. for a Permit Amendment under the provisions of the provincial Environmental Management Act.

The current permit for the Landfill allows reception of:

  • wood waste refuse from various sawmills and board plants located in or near Quesnel, BC. The wood waste refuse must be wood residue with a linear dimension not to exceed 60 cm, bark, rock, soil, and/or boiler ash; and
  • soils originating from within B.C. with substance concentrations less than industrial land use Standards specified in the Contaminated Sites Regulation

In the permit amendment application, Joel Properties Limited is proposing to:

  • increase the maximum authorized annual rate of discharge refuse from 28,000 m3/year to 56,000 m3/year; and
  • increase the maximum authorized annual treatment volume of contaminated soil and media from 25,000 m3/year to 50,000 m3/year

The public engagement will occur on Wednesday, January 19th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm and will be done via online communication (Zoom) to support ongoing COVID-19 public health and safety restrictions. More information regarding this project, as well as how to sign up for the virtual public consultation session associated with this permit amendment application, is available at https://www.summitearthworks.ca/facility/joel-properties/.

Any person who may be adversely affected by the proposed discharge of waste and wishes to provide relevant information may, within 30 days after the date of notice posting, publishing, service or display, send written comments to the applicant, Summit Earthworks via email at info@summitearthworks.ca or by mail to 33171 2nd Avenue, Mission BC V2V6T8.


Summit Earthworks Digital Public Consultation Session on Kopetski Landfill

Description

Summit Earthworks Inc. (Summit) will be holding a facilitated digital public consultation session related to an application by Joel Properties Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Summit, for a Permit Amendment under the provisions of the provincial Environmental Management Act at the Kopetski Landfill (Landfill) located at 142 Commons Avenue in Quesnel.

The objectives of the consultation will be to:

  • identify any community concerns stakeholders may have;
  • discuss project concerns, Summit’s responses on how to address them and any additional questions, comments or suggestions;
  • solicit and document the kind of meaningful feedback that will lead to project mitigations or commitments; and
  • ensure interactivity, engagement and equal opportunity for participation in light of using digital technologies

Given the continued COVID-19 pandemic – and to ensure we protect the health and safety of everyone – this public consultation will be done digitally using the Zoom technology.

The facilitated digital public session will be held Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

How to register for the session

Click on the link below to register for this session, which is free to attend. You will be asked to provide contact information as part of the registration. Once you complete the registration, a Zoom link will be sent to you for the digital public consultation.

Register for the session here.

How to access Zoom

Use of Zoom is free. Participants can use it in their website browser or download free software. To access the Zoom meeting, all that is needed is to click on weblink that will be sent to you. That will allow you to enter the Zoom meeting “waiting room”. The host will invite you into the meeting once it begins. For more information on Zoom and how to join meetings, please go to https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting.

For more information

For more information on this digital facilitated public consultation or the proposed project is available at https://www.summitearthworks.ca/facility/joel-properties/ or you can contact Summit at info@summitearthworks.ca.

Location

Quesnel, BC

Contact

Andrew Schmidt, Facility Manager

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