Timeline

Legend

GFL
Community of Delta
City of Delta
Metro Vancouver
2016
October
2016 - October
GFL acquires Enviro-Smart and West Coast Instant Lawns
2017
April
2017 - April
First submission to support Air Permit to Metro Vancouver
November
2017 - November
Public meeting for Delta residents, meeting with City of Delta re: Air Permit
2018
January - March
2018 - January
Meetings with City of Delta and Metro Vancouver re: facility plans
May
2018 - May
City of Delta updates residents about facility
May - July
2018 - May
Numerous meetings between GFL, City of Delta and Metro Vancouver re: Air Permit process/solutions
August
2018 - August
Metro Vancouver issues Air Permit, meeting with Metro Vancouver re: Air Permit, Community-organized Town Hall, GFL and Community appeals Air Permit to EAB
September
2018 - September
GFL hosts public meeting and seeks input re: ongoing community engagement
December
2018 - December
Administrative amendments to Air Permit
2019
May
2019 - May
Administrative amendments to Air Permit
June
2019 - June
EAB hearing commenced (hearing took 44 days over one year period)
2020
September
2020 - September
New enclosed facility upgrades commissioned
October
2020 - October
EAB written closing submissions submitted
2021
March
2021 - March
EAB Final Decision – appeals granted in part
May
2021 - May
 

Metro Vancouver files for judicial review of EAB, removed legacy unscreened material

September
2021 - September
Meeting with Metro Vancouver re: overview of proposed community engagement and next steps
2022
Planned Activites
2022 - Planned Activities
City of Delta staff tour
Open House
Community Advisory Committee meetings
January
2022 - January
 

Revised draft Air Permit received

February
2022 - February
GFL Delta Organics website goes live