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Topics: Environment Health and Wellness

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March 7, 2019

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These reports present surface soil data collected in the greenspace areas and residential neighbourhoods around the former Domtar wood treatment plant in northeast Edmonton.


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March 7, 2019

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This human health risk assessment estimates the likelihood of adverse health effects in people who may be exposed to contaminants in the soil and around the former Domtar site. The assessment takes into account all of the soil sampling collected to date, which includes over 1,400 samples...


Views: 195
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March 7, 2019

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This report involves sub-surface soil sampling that was conducted in Parcel C. Sub-surface soil samples were collected at depths ranging from 4.5 to 18 metres below ground surface.


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March 1, 2019

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This technical report was prepared to provide summary information about the fish consumption advice available for Alberta water bodies and to present new data collected from 2013 to 2016 (inclusive) along with attendant advice. The information in this report may be of interest to researchers,...


Views: 202
Last Modified

January 30, 2019

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Cyanobacteria (also referred to as blue-green algae) are common photosynthetic bacteria that live in surface waters. Under favorable conditions, such as warm water and high nutrient content, these bacteria can form nuisance “blooms”. The presence of blooms in recreational water causes unpleasant...


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Last Modified

December 3, 2018

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Mercury (Hg) enters the environment through natural processes and human activities. There are three forms of Hg: elemental (metallic) mercury, inorganic mercury salts and organic mercury compounds. Methylmercury (MeHg) is often formed from inorganic mercury during biological processes such as...


Views: 200
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October 18, 2018

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In rural Alberta, 90 per cent of people use private well water supplies for domestic use (e.g. drinking, cooking, bathing or cleaning). Domestic well water systems are not regulated by either the provincial or federal governments. The Government of Alberta along with Alberta Health Services...


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Last Modified

June 27, 2018

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Information about the surface soil test results conducted in the Verte Homesteader community in northeast Edmonton. The fact sheet provides the main findings from the testing, public health information, and the next steps in the assessment of the area surrounding the site of the former Domtar...


Views: 232
Last Modified

April 1, 2018

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This report was prepared to assess whether the soil and air quality in Fort McMurray and surrounding areas met ecological and human health guidelines during the response to the Horse River Wildfire of 2016 and after clean-up of the debris and damage that remained. This two-part report has been...


Views: 390
Last Modified

December 31, 2017

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This searchable database provides information on sole-source service contracts of $10,000 or more made by Government of Alberta departments. Contract numbers followed by an "(a)" indicate an amendment to an existing contract. Agencies, Boards and Commissions are not included. The contract data...