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Tags: pollution

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March 11, 2016

Description

This report presents a jurisdictional review of regulatory strategies and tools used to manage and improve air quality in “non-attainment” areas, which are geographic areas where air quality has been identified as exceeding (or close to exceeding) established air quality goals or standards....


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October 26, 2015

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The amount of Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Nitrous Oxide (NO2) and Methane (CH4) emitted by facilities emitting over 50kt. Also includes the aforementioned gases as CO2 equivalent emissions.


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July 1, 2015

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Specifies regulatory requirements and provides guidance for monitoring and mitigation of the impacts of air-borne sulphur dust on soils from sulphur handling, processing and storage facilities.


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November 19, 2014

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The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) is provincial legislation which sets manure management standards for all operations that handle manure. The Act defines siting and construction standards for manure storages and collection facilities and sets out regulations governing the management...


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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...


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October 1, 2013

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This Guideline was developed to ensure consistency in the interpretation of the use of ambient air quality objectives within Alberta’s industrial air management system. It outlines the process for: the implementation of new or revised ambient air quality objectives; interpreting and acting on...


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March 28, 2013

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For this network assessment, the monitoring objectives focused on a regional approach to monitoring, primarily for the purpose of air quality management using the cumulative effects management system. ESRD and other stakeholders defined the monitoring objectives for the network. The monitoring...


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October 1, 2012

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The Remediation Certificate Regulation has been developed as a formal system of regulatory closure for sites that fall under Part 5 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. This legislation provides certainty to site owners, managers and other stakeholders involved with a contaminated...


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April 13, 2012

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A brownfield site is defined as "an abandoned, vacant, derelict or underutilized property where past actions have resulted in actual or perceived contamination and where there is an active potential for productive community use including reuse and full redevelopment." The Working Group analyzed...


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August 1, 2011

Description

Growing public concern about the possibility of hydrocarbon deposition contaminating local and regional soils and surface waters in the Peace River Three Creeks area led Alberta Environment to undertake a preliminary sampling initiative that incorporated snow, surface water and soil sampling to...