The link to the original press release has now been fixed, and in addition, here are two articles covering the story from the weekend.
"Under the Environmental Management Act, I have the authority to require them to bring a plan for me that will become legally binding and that's what I indicated today," Mr. Penner said in an interview.
"It's now time to stop talking about whether they need to treat sewage but...how they are going to do it and I look forward to receiving their plan."
- Barry Penner, BC Environment Minister.
The announcement is a huge victory for the marine environment of the Georgia Strait, and for residents on both sides of the Canada-US border. It can also be seen as a pivotal environmental move from the BC Liberals who re-established the Ministry of Environment in their second term of office after scrapping it in their first.