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Topics: Environment

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June 3, 2017

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Municipal governments and the Government of Alberta invest millions of dollars annually in water and wastewater facilities comprising infrastructure worth billions of dollars. To help ensure proper operation and maintenance of these facilities and to protect the health of its citizens and the...


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June 1, 2016

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The Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) Water and Wastewater Operators’ Certification Guidelines (Guidelines) outline the Certificate of Qualification requirements for operators of waterworks and wastewater systems as per the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. These guidelines provide...


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March 1, 2017

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This fact sheet presents some facts on aquatic invasive species and steps that can be taken by the public to prevent their spreading.


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March 1, 2017

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Quickfact Card, similar to the other Quick Facts Aquatic Invasive Species card but this one is focused on kayaks and non-motorized vehicles.


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October 1, 2016

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Whirling disease, a disease of salmonoid fishes, has recently found in Alberta. This disease can cause high levels of mortality in some fish, but it is not known how it will impact Alberta fish populations. This fact sheet presents information about the disease and the Alberta's response to its...


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August 3, 2016

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This record contains archived and superseded sections of the Air monitoring directive (2016). The AMD sets out the requirements for monitoring and reporting air quality in the province. PLEASE NOTE that all files in this record are out of date and should not be consulted for current information...


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June 26, 2017

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The Air Monitoring Directive (2016) supersedes the original 1989 Air Monitoring Directive and the 2006 Amendments to the Air Monitoring Directive, 1989. Alberta’s Air Monitoring Directive (AMD) sets out the requirements for monitoring and reporting air quality in the province. The AMD is made up...


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June 29, 2016

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The annual report of the ministry of Environment and Parks contains the minister's accountability statement, the audited consolidated financial statements of the ministry and a comparison of actual performance results to desired results as set out in the ministry business plan, which was...


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March 1, 2009

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Since the early 1950s, large rivers throughout the Province of Alberta have been subjected to regular monthly sampling for a broad suite of water quality parameters. Althought water quality monitoring on the Athabasca River began as early as 1955 for some variables, regular sampling for most...


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May 1, 2012

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Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development has regulated used lubricating oils and undrained lube oil filters since the early 1990's. In Alberta, used lube oil and undrained oil filters are classified as hazardous waste (Waste Type 201) or hazardous recyclables. As such, these...


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November 1, 2012

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Section 13 of the Subdivision and Development Regulation defines the setback required from a subdivision development for a residence, school, hospital, or food establishment to a waste storage site. The Regulation allows the subdivision or development authority to vary of the setback distance...


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November 1, 2012

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Section 13 of the Subdivision and Development Regulation defines the setback distance required from a new or expanding landfill to a residence, school, hospital, or food establishment. The Regulation allows the subdivision or development authority to vary the setback distance upon receiving...


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November 1, 2012

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Section 13 of the Subdivision and Development Regulation defines the setback required from a subdivision development for a residence, school, hospital, or food establishment to an operating landfill. The Regulation allows the subdivision or development authority to vary the setback distance upon...


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May 1, 2013

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Section 13 of the Subdivision and Development Regulation defines the setback distance required from a subdivision development for a residence, school, hospital, or food establishment to a non-operating landfill. The Regulation allows the subdivision or development authority to vary regulated...


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February 1, 2012

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Intermediate cover or daily cover means soil or other suitable material that is used to cover compacted solid waste in a landfill cell or trench in order to contain the waste and control vectors, fire, odour, erosion, moisture and aesthetics.


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May 1, 2012

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This information sheet describes Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development’s legal framework and recommended management applicable to paint waste. Paint waste means unwanted paint and includes, without limitation, leftovers or off-spec formulations of latex, oil or solvent-based...


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May 1, 2012

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This document describes Alberta Environment's recommended approach when dealing with mercury fluorescent lamps, including ultraviolet ray light tubes. Some of the information is also applicable to the management of obsolete or broken mercury-containing articles.


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May 1, 2012

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This information sheet describes Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development's legal framework and recommended practices regarding the management as wastes or recyclables of used crankcase oils, spent lube oil filters, and empty lube containers.


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May 1, 2012

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This information sheet identifies and recommends acceptable industry management practices when handling mercury amalgam waste generated by dental clinics and offices.


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February 1, 2012

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This document describes Acceptable Industry Practices (AIP) for the management of industrial sump wastes.