YVR Environmental Committee

The YVR Environmental Committee provides advice to the Vancouver Airport Authority on environmental issues arising from the development and operation of YVR airport.

Terms of reference

Meeting frequency

The Committee meets four times per year.

Who we are


The Committee membership represents 15 stakeholder groups:

  • Airlines
  • Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Citizen Representative (Richmond)
  • Citizen Representative (Vancouver)
  • City of Richmond
  • City of Vancouver
  • Department of Fisheries and Oceans
  • Environment Canada
  • Fraser River Coalition
  • Aircraft Fuel Handlers
  • Metro Vancouver
  • Musqueam Indian Band
  • Nature Vancouver
  • Port Metro Vancouver
  • Transport Canada

Citizen Representative (Vancouver)

Bijan Pourkarimi (term ends December 1, 2025)

Contact YVR Environmental Advisory Committee