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Topics: Environment Tags: environmental protection

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March 31, 2015

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The Province introduced reclamation certificates in 1963 to promote reclamation of industrially disturbed private lands. The program was expanded to include public lands in 1978 and revised in 2003 to increase the province's ability to handle certificate applications while maintaining...


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April 1, 2013

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The cumulative effects management approach was officially adopted in 2007 to ensure that the effects of development are managed responsibly and Albertans are assured that regional and industrial development does not come at the expense of the environment. This approach aligns with the Alberta...


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July 1, 2013

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The aim of reclamation under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act is to obtain "equivalent land capacity," which is defined as the ability of the land to support various land uses after conservation and reclamation similar to the ability that existed prior to activity being conducted...


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July 1, 2013

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The aim of reclamation under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act is to obtain "equivalent land capacity," which is defined as the ability of the land to support various land uses after conservation and reclamation similar to the ability that existed prior to activity being conducted...


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July 1, 2012

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Drilling waste disposal has been regulated in Alberta since 1975. Oil and gas operators are required to show compliance with government standards by submitting disposal information for drilling waste that was disposed of on a wellsite or at a remote sump or land treatment site. This document was...


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January 1, 2009

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The purpose of this report is to provide an overview for the update of ESAs in the province of Alberta. ESAs represent places in Alberta that are vital to the long-term maintenance of biological diversity, soil, water, or other natural processes, at multiple spatial scales. They are identified as...


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February 13, 2014

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As part of the ongoing implementation of the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan, the Government of Alberta is moving forward with the development of several key planning initiatives - among them a Biodiversity Management Framework, Landscape Management Plan and the South Athabasca Oil Sands Regional...