Air Quality

Event

ACA Clean Air Forum 2018

Nov 20 2018

The Clean Air Forum is an opportunity to gather together and discuss air quality within our local airshed.  Stakeholders include municipalities, air quality and public health professionals, community environmental interests, industry, government, academia and students. The Forum will be held at Paul Byrne Hall at MacEwan University and include panel presentations, dialogue and an opportunity to share ideas in a workshop environment. Read more about ACA Clean Air Forum 2018

Location

Paul Byrne Hall, MacEwan University
9-115, 10910 104 Avenue NW
T5K 2Y9 Edmonton , AB
Job Posting

Job Opportunity: Project Manager (Facilitation), CASA & AWC

Position: 
Project Manager (Facilitation)
Application Deadline: 
11 Sep 2018
Location: 
Edmonton

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Project Manager (PM) provides leadership and direction to multi-stakeholder project teams, working groups, and committees tasked with developing various solutions and deliverables for some of Alberta's most challenging water and air management issues. Working within the AWC and CASA’s collaborative decision-making processes, the PM plays an integral role to ensure that stakeholder participation is meaningful, diverse perspectives are heard and considered in order to reach solutions through consensus, and various deliverables are produced on time and of high quality.  Read more about Job Opportunity: Project Manager (Facilitation), CASA & AWC

Media Releases & Op-eds

Canada must chart its own course to hold firm on transportation climate commitments

Pembina Institute reacts to Canada's mid-term evaluation of vehicle emission standards

TORONTO — Isabelle Turcotte, Director of Federal Policy at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to Canada's announcement of public consultations on vehicle emission standards: Read more about Canada must chart its own course to hold firm on transportation climate commitments

Call for Delegates

Call for Delegate: Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework Implementation Oversight Advisory Committee

Initiative: 
Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework Implementation Oversight Advisory Committee
Position: 
ENGO Sector Member
Application Deadline: 
30 Aug 2018

The Oversight Advisory Committee will be responsible for advising and assisting Alberta Environment and Parks on:  Read more about Call for Delegate: Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework Implementation Oversight Advisory Committee

Call for Delegates

Call for Nominations: CAAQS Development and Review Working Group

Initiative: 
Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards Development and Review Working Group
Position: 
Non-Governmental or Indigenous Organization Representative
Application Deadline: 
30 Jul 2018

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) is the primary, minister-led intergovernmental forum in Canada for collective action on environmental issues of national and international concern. The 14 member governments work as partners in developing consistent environmental standards and practices. Read more about Call for Nominations: CAAQS Development and Review Working Group

Call for Input

Draft PM2.5 objective posted for public comment

Initiative: 
Ambient Air Quality Objectives and Guidelines— Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5)
Deadline: 
25 Jul 2018

On May 25, 2018, Alberta Environment & Parks posted the draft Amibient Air Quality Objectives and Guidelines — Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) for a 60-day public review and comment period. The draft guideline proposes reducing the 24-hour objective to 29µg/m3 from 30µg/m3. Read more about Draft PM2.5 objective posted for public comment

Call for Delegates

Call for Members: CASA ROVER III Project Team (On-road Vehicle Emissions Testing)

Initiative: 
ROVER III Project Team
Position: 
ENGO Members
Application Deadline: 
30 Apr 2018

The Government of Alberta has committed to implementing the Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) as part of the national Air Quality Management System. Air emissions need to be managed for Alberta to achieve the CAAQS as they become more stringent over time. Read more about Call for Members: CASA ROVER III Project Team (On-road Vehicle Emissions Testing)

Call for Delegates

Call for Delegate: Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework Implementation Oversight Advisory Committee

Initiative: 
Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework Implementation Oversight Advisory Committee
Position: 
ENGO Sector Member
Application Deadline: 
16 Feb 2018

The Oversight Advisory Committee will be responsible for advising and assisting Alberta Environment and Parks on:  Read more about Call for Delegate: Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework Implementation Oversight Advisory Committee

Call for Delegates

Call for Delegate: CASA Board of Directors

Initiative: 
Board of Directors
Position: 
Alternate, NGO Industrial
Application Deadline: 
16 Feb 2018

Deadline Extended

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) is a multi-stakeholder organization made up of representatives of industry, government, and environmental organizations which develops and recommends strategies to assess and improve air quality in Alberta. Detailed information on CASA is available on their website.

CASA is governed by a board of directors who are appointed by their sectors in accordance with the principle of sectoral self-selection. There are six ENGO representatives on the CASA board; nominally three Directors and three Alternates, with Alternates having the same participation rights as the primary Directors.

This notice is to fill the vacant Alternate position for the NGO Industrial sub-sector. Read more about Call for Delegate: CASA Board of Directors

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