Saturday, December 10, 2022

Tag: Alberta

Oldman Watershed Focus of Local Conservation

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Shannon Frank, executive director of the OWC, said of the WLP: “We’ve supported 39 projects to the tune of $130,000, and that was 12 km of riparian fence, 12 off-stream watering systems, 10 invasive weed pulls, four stream bank engineering projects, and four field days."

BC Hydroelectric Focus of United Nations Concern

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Meanwhile, Site C and BC Hydro continue to work with Firs Nations communities. In July, BC Hydro and the McLeod Lake Indian Band reached agreements on anticipated economic developments from the project. The agreements include an Impact Benefits Agreement, a Contracting Agreement, as well as a Tripartite Lands Agreement, which involves the B.C. provincial government.

Academic Group and Royal Society of Canada Released Statement Opposing Site...

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More than 250 prominent university professors from across Canada, including legal scholars, political scientists, water scientists, and environmental scientists, released a statement of concern...

Alberta Boosts Funding for Municipal Clean Water Systems

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Today the Alberta government announced that Budget 2015 will invest $545 million over five years towards water infrastructure in municipalities across Alberta. Over five...

Alberta Funds Drinking Water and Wastewater Projects

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The Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership (AMWWP) and Water for Life have announced the recipients of grants to support drinking water and wastewater projects across...

Alberta Grant Program to Protect Communities from Flooding

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Alberta is taking steps to better prepare communities for potential drought and severe floods, such as the heavy rainfall that devastated Calgary and other...

Flood Prevention Initiatives Include Tearing Up Canadian Streets

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Five Canadian cities will have portions of their asphalt roads ripped up and replaced with permeable brick and gravel this summer in an effort...

Charges Laid in Alberta Oil Spill

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Plains Midstream, the owner of a pipeline that leaked nearly half a million litres of oil into Red Deer River in 2012, is facing...

Alberta Environmental Monitoring Agency Now Operational

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In response to the passing of Protecting Alberta’s Environment Act on April 28 2014, the Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluating, and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) has...

Wood Buffalo, Alberta Launches Water Conservation Campaign

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Wood Buffalo, Alberta launched its water conservation campaign on May 20. The goal of this initiative is multifaceted: to highlight the importance of water...

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