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Public Comments Invited: Genesee Generating Station Expansion Project

Genesee Generating Station Expansion Project
23 Dec 2013 (All day)

From the CEAA website:

…the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Genesee Generating Station Expansion Project, located in Alberta. To assist in making its decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment. Read more »

Posted December 6, 2013 by AEN

AEN Fall Meetings 2013

You are invited to attend the 2013 Alberta Environmental Network Fall Meetings. This gathering is a great opportunity for ENGOs to get together, connect, and collaborate on strengthening the environmental movement in Alberta. Read more »


Bennett Centre
9703 94 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 22, 2013 by AEN

The Global Ecological Crisis: Setting the Real Bottom Line — David Suzuki with David Schindler

Oct 30 2013 - 7:00pm

Public lecture: Dr. David Suzuki, CC, OBC, PhD

In the past century, humanity has undergone an explosive change in numbers, science, technology, consumption and economics, that have endowed us with the power to alter the biological, physical and chemical properties of the planet. It is undeniable that the atmosphere and climate are altered; air, water and soil are fouled with toxic pollutants; oceans are depleted; forests are being cleared; and species are disappearing. Now that most people live in large cities, our relationship with nature is less obvious. Humanity needs to rediscover humility and our place in the world so that we and the rest of life can continue to flourish.

Discussion with Dr. David Schindler to follow.


Myer Horowitz Theatre, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 16, 2013 by AEN

Air Quality Monitoring Workshop

Oct 7 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm
Oct 8 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The impact of air pollution on human health and vegetation has become a major source of concern over the past several years. The quality of air, water, and soil directly and indirectly impacts human health. As such, air quality monitoring plays an integral part in determining the quality of existing air as well as enabling the management efforts for the future air quality challenges. Read more »


University of Calgary, MacEwan Centre
Calgary, AB

Posted September 27, 2013 by AEN

Notice of a Proceeding to Examine Odours and Emissions from Heavy Oil Operations in the Peace River Area

Proceeding to Examine Odours and Emissions from Heavy Oil Operations in the Peace River Area
7 Oct 2013 - 9:00am

Notice of Proceeding

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has initiated a proceeding, pursuant to the Responsible Energy Development Act, to investigate and make recommendations about odours and emissions associated with heavy oil operations in the Peace River area.  Read more »

Posted September 19, 2013 by AEN

EcoAction Community Funding Program

1 Nov 2013 (All day)

Since 1995, Environment Canada's EcoAction Community Funding Program has provided financial support to community-based, non-profit organizations for projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment.

The Program encourages action focused projects that will protect, rehabilitate or enhance the natural environment, and build the capacity of communities to sustain these activities into the future. Read more »

Posted September 13, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Joint Oil Sands Monitoring Component Advisory Committee Representatives

Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring
Component Advisory Committee Representatives
Application Deadline: 
13 Sep 2013 (All day)

On behalf of Environment Canada (EC) and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD), I would like to invite up to three representatives from the Alberta Environmental Network to participate on each of the Component Advisory Committees (Air, Water, Biodiversity, and Wildlife Contaminants and Toxicology).  The Component Advisory Committees support the Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring (“the Implementation Plan”). Read more »

Posted September 10, 2013 by AEN

Deadline Extended — Call for Delegates: Non-Point Source Air Emissions Workshop

Non-Point Source Air Emissions Workshop
ENGO Delegates
Application Deadline: 
30 Aug 2013 (All day)

At CASA’s June Board meeting, a Statement of Opportunity was presented on non-point source air emissions. A clear outcome of the discussion was the Board’s decision to convene a small, one day workshop on non-point source air emissions. The purpose of the workshop will be to explore potential areas of work for a Non-Point Source Air Emissions project, and to provide advice for the Board’s consideration as they discuss whether this is an appropriate issue for CASA to address. Read more »

Posted August 26, 2013 by AEN

Call for Comments: Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objective for Acrolein

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Acrolein
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

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