Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tag: environmental assessment

B.C. Introduces Legislation to Update Environmental Assessment Process

The British Columbia government has introduced legislation to modernize the environmental assessment (EA) of major resource projects in the province. The changes are designed with...

Public Favours Improved Scientific Rigour in Environmental Assessments

According to new research, the Government of Canada has a strong public mandate to improve science-based decision making in environmental assessments (EAs), while industry...

White River First Nation Demands Panel Review of Yukon Mining Project

The White River First Nation is calling on the Yukon Government and the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board to conduct a Panel Review...

B.C. Firm Grows Watershed and Fish Habitat Assessment Practice

A Canadian environmental consulting firm, Ecofish Research Ltd., which has consulted on fish habitat enhancement and watershed assessment on hydroelectric projects, has announced the...

Tla’amin Assessing Water, Fish Ahead of Hydroelectric Development

The Tla’amin Nation in British Columbia has received funding from the B.C. First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) to conduct a feasibility study...

Canada’s Top Court Asked to Review the Interpretation of Environmental Assessment...

A collective of environmental groups are requesting that the Supreme Court of Canada overturn a Federal Court of Appeal ruling that they say sets...

Hydraulic Fracturing Report Moves Research Agenda Forward in Canada

A new report released today seeks to aid provincial and federal governments in determining the best areas in which to advance studies related to...

Pickering-Ajax Citizens Push for Elimination of Algae on Waterfront

The citizens of Pickering and Ajax are bolstering efforts to have the Province of Ontario and the Regions of Durham and York eliminate algae-inducing...

Chemainus Wells Water Supply Project Approved

The District of North Cowichan, B.C. has received an environmental assessment (EA) certificate for its proposal to install and operate a groundwater supply for...

Sask. Water Supply Project EA Continues as Study

Canada's Environment Minister Jim Prentice announced today that a comprehensive study is the most appropriate type of environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed Saskatchewan...

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