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Ozone Prevention and Air Quality Action Workshop

Mar 24 2011 - 8:30am - 3:00pm

The Parkland Airshed Management Zone, in partnership with Alberta Environment, the Energy Resources Conservation Board and the City of Red Deer, is hosting an Ozone Prevention workshop.

The theme is the “Action H.E.R.O. Challenge - where Every Action Counts” (Action H.E.R.O. meaning Action for a Healthy Environment by Reducing Ozone). At this workshop: Read more »

Location

Holiday Inn
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 23, 2011 by AEN

Call for Comments: Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objective for Nitrogen Dioxide

Initiative: 
Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives
Deadline: 
16 Feb 2011 (All day)

The review of the existing nitrogen dioxide ambient air quality objective is complete and the proposed objective has been posted for public comment.

Inormation about these and other ambient air quality objectives can be found on the Alberta Environment website.

Posted December 20, 2010 by AEN

Health issues spur Northern Albertan residents to learn to sample own air

17 Nov 2010

EDMONTON — Growing criticism of the Stelmach government’s and the oil industry’s air quality monitoring in communities near tar sands operations has spurred residents from the Peace and Athabasca regions to take matters into their own hands, attending independent training workshops to arm themselves with answers to the ongoing health issues plaguing their communities. Read more »

Posted November 17, 2010 by AEN

New report outlines path for federal government to reduce oilsands impacts

All federal leaders say more must be done; report outlines Ottawa’s duties under existing federal laws

20 Oct 2010

OTTAWA, ON — Three of Canada's leading environmental organizations released a new report today detailing how federal laws should be enforced to reduce the negative environmental and economic impacts of oilsands activity. The report follows the federal government's recent acknowledgement, in striking a panel to review pollution in the Athabasca River, of the need for Ottawa to play a greater role in the oilsands. Read more »

Posted October 20, 2010 by AEN

Thousands of industrial incidents raise serious concerns about toxic oil industry

30 Jul 2010

Greenpeace Canada, Sierra Club Prairie, Keepers of the Athabasca and Global Forest Watch Canada today released two databases compiled by prominent scientist Dr. Kevin Timoney, one with more than 6,500 incidents, regarding tar sands operations that raise serious concerns about how the Alberta government allows oil companies to operate in this province. Read more »

Posted August 3, 2010 by russ

Heartland Reality Tour 2010

May 29 2010 - 10:00am

Exposing the social, health and environmental costs of industrial development in Edmonton's back yard.

On behalf of Citizens for Responsible Development - a group of concerned farmers and residents in the Fort Saskatchewan area - we would like to invite you, or a representative from your group, to accompany other Edmonton area community leaders on a special 1 day tour of the Industrial Heartland on Saturday, May 29th. Read more »

Posted May 13, 2010 by Anonymous

Call for Delegates: ENGO Delegates, Confined Feeding Operations Project Implementation Working Group

Initiative: 
Confined Feeding Operations Project Implementation Working Group
Position: 
ENGO Delegates
Application Deadline: 
19 Apr 2010 (All day)

In 2008 the Confined Feeding Operations (CFO) Project Team developed 10 recommendations to improve the management of air emissions from existing and future CFOs in Alberta, and to improve relationships between stakeholders.

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) has led the implementation of these recommendations. ARD has requested that a multi-stakeholder implementation team be established to serve as a liaison between the CASA board, the CFO recommendation implementers, and the former CFO project team. Read more »

Posted April 13, 2010 by Anonymous

Second call for applicants: consensus decision-making training

Initiative: 
AAMS: Introduction to Consensus Decision Making (CDM710)
Position: 
Learner
Application Deadline: 
12 Feb 2010 (All day)

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) has offered to sponsor up to 4 ENGOs to attend  the Introduction to Consensus Decision Making course on March 4 and 5 in Edmonton, part of the Alberta Arbitration & Mediation Society's certificate program is dispute resolution.  This course provides learners with a comprehensive introductory overview of consensus decision making process and the certificate program. Read more »

Posted February 8, 2010 by mylesck

Second position check for ENGOs participating/interested in airsheds

Initiative: 
CASA Airshed Zones Board Committee
Deadline: 
2 Feb 2010 (All day)

Dear Colleagues:

As you may be aware, a board committee of the Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) has been working to clarify the relationships among the airsheds, the Alberta Airshed Council, and CASA as they pertain to the communications, information sharing, and air quality management responsibilities.

The Airshed Zones Board Committee (AZBC) is finalizing its recommendations to the CASA board. A draft of the AZBC report has previously been circulated to Clean Air Energy Caucus members by AZBC ENGO member, Bob Cameron (February 4th). Read more »

Posted February 8, 2010 by mylesck

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