B.C. Air Quality

Prince Rupert Airshed Study

The Province commissioned an independent assessment of the Prince Rupert Airshed to help inform regulatory and policy development for future industrial activity in the Prince Rupert area.
The Prince Rupert Airshed Study examined the potential effects of industrial air emissions, including nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide, and fine particulate matter on both human health and the environment from the following:

  • Six proposed LNG terminals;
  • Existing and proposed Prince Rupert Port Authority development;
  • Gas turbine powered electrical generation facilities; and
  • Related rail and marine transportation.

Prince Rupert Airshed Study:

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