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5 results found for: "Environment and Sustainable Resource Development"

Organizations: Environment (1971-1992,1999-2011) Tags: water quality

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March 1, 2011

Description

In Alberta, water is owned by the Crown and its use is regulated by Alberta Environment under the Water Act. The general procedure to obtain the authorization under the Water Act to divert water is described in the Guidelines for Licensing Water Diversion Projects. The goal of this updated Guide...


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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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July 1, 2007

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Paleolimnology is the study of lake development through analysis of physical, chemical and biological information stored in aquatic sediments. Paleolimnology has multiple applications, lake management being one of them. The main objective of this report was to produce a summary of...


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August 1, 2005

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Selenium is a naturally occurring element, commonly found in rocks and soil. It is a nutrient usually required in small amounts by humans and other organisms, but it can be toxic at only slightly higher levels. Concerns related to the fate and effects of selenium in aquatic ecosystems near...


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July 1, 1990

Description

The purpose of this document is to summarize the aquatic information available on chlorates, and to provide a list of pertinent literature.