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126 results found for: "Environment (1971-1992, 1999-2011)"

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May 27, 2016

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Residents of the Calder neigbourhood in Edmonton had concerns with diesel fume impacts on the air quality in the area resulting from a Canadian National rail yard located just south of the neighbourhood. Alberta Environment conducted mobile air monitoring surveys in the winter and summer of 2004...


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March 29, 2012

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A ten day field campaign was carried out on North Saskatchewan River to study the physical mixing with the ambient river water of effluent from the Goldbar Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), Capital Region WWTP and Agrium Redwater operations. In this report we present rhodamine concentrations,...


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March 1, 2012

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Infectious diseases are one of a suite of factors implicated in the declines and extinctions of amphibians worldwide. One such disease, chytridiomycosis, is caused by the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). Chytrid fungus was discovered in Alberta in 1999 from necropsies of...


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October 28, 2011

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The main objective of this report is to provide a succinct overview of the technical studies conducted in support of the Water Management Framework for the Industrial Heartland-Capital Region (IH-CR). The IH-CR supports a population of over one million people and a large segment of Alberta’s...


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March 1, 2011

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Ambient air quality objectives are established as part of the Alberta air quality management system. The purpose of this assessment report was to provide a review of scientific and technical information to assist in evaluating the basis and background for an ambient air quality objective for...


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February 1, 2011

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Ambient air quality objectives are established as part of the Alberta air quality management system. The purpose of this assessment report was to provide a review of scientific and technical information to assist in evaluating the basis and background for an ambient air quality objective for...


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October 1, 2010

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Alberta Environment (AENV) collected sediment, benthic invertebrate and epilithic algal samples from 25 river water-quality monitoring sites on the NSR in the fall of 2007 and 2008. Several sites were sampled on both the left and right banks (facing downstream). Sediments from depositional areas...


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July 1, 2010

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This report reviews the history of airshed formation in Alberta and surveys airshed air quality planning approaches used in selected jurisdictions. The report also provides information on air quality planning alignment mechanisms, which will be useful in delineation of air zones in Alberta under...


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July 1, 2009

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Coalbed gas (CBG) effectively consists of methane with minor amounts of ethane and propane, but no hydrogen sulphide (H2S). Recognition of CBG as an increasingly important energy resource has led to rapid expansion of exploration activity. Rapid development started in the 1980s in the western...


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March 1, 2009

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The intent of this pilot study on Rose and Strawberry creeks and the Blindman River was to scope out the feasibility of adding sediment and non-fish biota to the AESA water quality monitoring and to make a preliminary evaluation of the data. Collection of field data, invertebrate samples (kick...