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November 1, 2000

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The Alberta Oil Sands Community Exposure and Health Effects Assessment Program was designed to assess exposure and associated health effects by direct measurement of personal exposure, direct measurement of biomarkers, and daily logs of a participant's activities. The study was modeled after the...


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July 10, 2015

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The Alberta Community Resilience Program is a province-wide capital funding program intended to focus on long-term community resilience. Building resilience means Alberta's communities, infrastructure and watershed systems are sustainable in the long term. This program is not intended to provide...


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July 1, 2016

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The Alberta Community Resilience Program is a multi-year provincial grant program supporting the development of long-term resilience to flood and drought events. The delivery of this program is guided by three principles: Respecting our Rivers; Community-driven Solutions; and Collaboration.


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February 1, 2015

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Municipalities, municipal districts and counties, Métis Settlements, and registered non-profit societies (community associations and organizations) may apply for funding. Only projects within the Forest Protection Area of Alberta are eligible. view map for boundaries.


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July 9, 2014

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Presents the findings of a study to assess flood mitigation schemes in the Sheep and Highwood river basins and the South Saskatchewan River Sub-Basin provided by the Southern Alberta Flood Recovery Task Force. This study evaluated the feasibility of various flood mitigation strategies and...


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July 1, 2014

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The South Saskatchewan Regional Plan sets the stage for robust growth, vibrant communities and a healthy environment within the region over the next 50 years.


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February 16, 2017

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The SSRP sets the stage for robust growth, vibrant communities and a healthy environment within the region over the next 50 years. With that long-term horizon in mind, the SSRP identifies strategic directions for the region over the next 10 years. The regional plan will be assessed and, if...


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December 1, 2016

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This document outlines the information requirements that are to be assembled prior to making an application for a Surface Materials Lease to authorize a peat operation.


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December 30, 2008

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This protocol covers the diversion of organic residues from landfill for biological decomposition to a condition sufficiently stable for nuisance-free storage and for safe use in land application.


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January 18, 2017

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Organic wastes decomposing in anaerobic conditions in a landfill will result in the release of methane through a process known as methanogenesis. Methane is a greenhouse gas that has a 25 times higher global warming potential (GWP) than carbon dioxide (see Carbon Offset Emission Factors...


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October 1, 2009

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This protocol serves as a generic ‘recipe’ for project proponents to follow in order to meet the measurement, monitoring, and greenhouse gas quantification requirements for reductions resulting from conversion of instrument gas to instrument air in process control systems. A process flow diagram...


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January 25, 2017

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This quantification protocol is written for the oil and gas industry where natural gas is used to provide pneumatic power for automated process control and operational devices. Some familiarity and understanding of gas and/or oil production operations and pneumatic devices is required. Oil and...


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January 1, 2002

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The Act sets out the responsibilities for the administration of Willmore Wilderness Park. There are no regulations under the Willmore Wilderness Park Act; however, the Forest Land Use and Management Regulations under the Public Lands Act do apply to the park.


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December 17, 2014

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The Act provides for the protection and conservation of wild animals in Alberta. It defines controls for hunting and trapping of wildlife and possession of wildlife and wildlife parts, as well as the sale, import and export of wildlife, controlled animals and endangered species. Commercial...


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December 17, 2014

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The Act governs the establishment of Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas, and Heritage Rangelands and provides a coarse level of direction for their management.


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December 14, 2016

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Renewable Electricity Act


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January 1, 2017

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The Act provides for the establishment, protection, management, planning and control of provincial parks, wildland parks and provincial recreation areas, for the preservation of Alberta’s natural heritage and ecological integrity, as well as for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future...


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December 14, 2016

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The Act establishes a 100 megatonne limit for greenhouse gas emissions from all oil sands sites, excluding emissions attributable to new upgraders or increased capacity at existing upgraders up to a combined maximum of 10 megatonnes and emissions attributable to the electric energy portion of...


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December 4, 2003

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The Act authorizes the annual transfer of up to 13,391 cubic decameters of water between the South Saskatchewan River Basin and the North Saskatchewan River Basin, to supplement existing sources of reliable potable water for several communities in central Alberta.


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December 17, 2014

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The Act establishes the Natural Resources Conservation Board as a quasi-judicial tribunal and sets out the mandate to conduct public reviews and issue decisions with respect to the public interest of all non-fossil fuel projects that require an environmental impact assessment. Also provides that...