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The Alberta Environmental Network (AEN) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization comprised of groups throughout the province dedicated to helping preserve and protect Alberta's environment. The AEN's purpose is to facilitate the sharing of information & resources among member groups, and to assist them in taking common action. AEN also promotes awareness of environmental issues & activities with stakeholders & the general public. AEN facilitates member group meetings and the participation of member groups in meetings and consultation with government and/or industry. Check out Field Notes for the latest news, events & action alerts from the AEN & our member groups.

 

Environment Week

Jun 1 2013 (All day) - Jun 8 2013 (All day)

From June 1 to 8, there will be events across the province celebrating Environment Week. Check out the links below to find an event near you!

Location

various locations, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

Eco-Solar Home Tour

Jun 1 2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the Eco-Solar Tour website:

When is the Tour?

The 14th annual Eco-Solar Home Tour is on Saturday June 1, from noon until 4 pm. You will be able to soak up the first-hand experience of homeowners and other experts with a wide variety of energy and water resource-saving technologies in new construction and retrofit applications.

 

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Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

Eco-Solar Tour of Energy Efficient Buildings

May 28 2013 (All day) - May 31 2013 (All day)
Jun 3 2013 (All day) - Jun 6 2013 (All day)

From the Eco-Solar Tour website:

After many years of arranging tours of homes in Edmonton, the Eco-Solar Tour is branching out to commercial buildings. This year we will be conducting the second Eco-Solar Tour of Energy Efficient Buildings.

 

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Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

Update on the Alberta Energy Regulator

Jun 1 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

In December 2012, the Government of Alberta passed the Responsible Energy Development Act which creates a single regulator for upstream oil, gas, oil sands and coal projects in Alberta. The regulator will assume the regulatory functions that are currently the resposibility of the Energy Resouces Conservation Board and the Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Resource Development. Read more »

Location

Bennett Centre
9703 94 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T6C 3W1

Posted May 22, 2013 by AEN

Call for Comments: Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objective for Acrolein

Initiative: 
Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Acrolein
Deadline: 
2 Jul 2013 (All day)

Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) has posted the draft Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objective for Acrolein for public comment. The draft objective and the assessment report are available on the AESRD website. Read more »

Posted May 9, 2013 by AEN

Call for Comments: Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objectives for Arsenic

Initiative: 
Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Arsenic
Deadline: 
2 Jul 2013 (All day)

Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) has posted the draft Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objective for Arsenic for public comment. The draft objective and the assessment report are available on the AESRD website. Read more »

Posted May 9, 2013 by AEN

Progress update shows little change, two years after road map to responsible oilsands development released

With substantial progress on only two of 19 recommendations, faster implementation of oilsands environmental solutions needed to secure social license for future development

29 Apr 2013

Edmonton — Two years after the Pembina Institute outlined 19 steps toward responsible oilsands development in a report entitled Solving the Puzzle, and one year after Alison Redford won a majority government, very little progress has been made on the recommended policy improvements, according to an update released by the Institute today. Read more »

Posted April 29, 2013 by AEN

Alberta Again Violates Caribou Policies With Today's Energy Leasing

24 Apr 2013

“Alberta Energy promotes caribou habitat disturbance by selling leases that drive new well sites, ignoring technology options to reduce existing footprint,” says Carolyn Campbell, AWA conservation specialist.  “In the Little Smoky range with over 95% disturbance, the government wages war on wolves and moose while encouraging more industry footprint that drives caribou population declines.” Read more »

Posted April 24, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Electricity Framework Review Project Team, Clean Air Strategic Alliance

Initiative: 
Electricity Framework Review Project Team
Position: 
ENGO Members (4 delegates)
Application Deadline: 
22 Apr 2013 (All day)

On March 27, 2013 Clean Air Strategic Alliance Board approved the project charter for the 2013 Electricity Framework Review. Sectors have been asked to re-confirm past delegates and select new delegates (as needed) for a project team.

The project charter has been distributed with this delegate selection notice.

The goal of the Electricity Project Team from the project charter: Read more »

Posted April 19, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Odour Management Project Team, Clean Air Strategic Alliance

Initiative: 
Odour Management Project Team
Position: 
ENGO Member (3 delegates)
Application Deadline: 
22 Apr 2013 (All day)

On March 27, 2013 Clean Air Strategic Alliance Board approved the project charter for a Odour Project Team. Sectors have been asked to select delegates for a project team.

The project charter has been attached with this delegate selection notice.

Project Goal: To create a good practice guide for assessing and managing odour in Alberta.

Posted April 19, 2013 by AEN

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