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Topics: Environment Tags: Law

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August 1, 2018

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The Renewable Electricity Act provides for the development, implementation and funding of programs to incent the generation of renewable electricity in Alberta and requires the Minister to ensure that by the end of 2030 at least 30% of the electric energy produced in Alberta will be produced from...


Views: 2692
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February 20, 2018

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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 15, 2017

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The Act authorizes the annual transfer of up to 51.1 cubic decameters, in respect of communities within the County of St. Paul, and up to 550 decameters, in respect of communities within Smoky Lake County and the White Fish Lake Indian Reserve, of treated municipal water between the North...


Views: 6980
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December 15, 2017

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The Act is the primary act in Alberta through which regulatory requirements for air, water, land, and biodiversity are managed. The Act supports and promotes the protection, enhancement and wise use of the environment by designating proposed activities for which an approval or registration is...


Views: 134
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December 15, 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...


Views: 925
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December 15, 2017

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The Weed Control Act enables the Minister's authority to declare noxious or prohibited noxious weeds that present significant economic, social or ecological risks. The duties of individuals, local authorities, municipalities, and the Crown related to the prevention, control, and destruction of...


Views: 632
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January 1, 2017

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The Act addresses carbon dioxide, methane and other specified gas emissions that contribute to climate change. The Act establishes intensity-based targets to reduce emissions, mandatory reporting requirements, and a Climate Change and Emissions Management Fund to support initiatives to reduce...


Views: 196
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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...


Views: 2175
Last Modified

December 6, 2016

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The Act provides the Government of Alberta with authority to administer, allocate, and enter into agreements with respect to minerals. It applies to all mines and minerals and related natural resources belonging to the Crown including wells, mines, quarries and minerals. The Act defines mines and...


Views: 75
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October 27, 2016

Description

The Act establishes Energy Efficiency Alberta as a public agency, defines its mandate, and outlines the structure, duties and functions of the board.