Closed Calls for Input

Closed calls for input are listed below.

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Draft PM2.5 objective posted for public comment

Ambient Air Quality Objectives and Guidelines— Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5)
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.

Public Consultation: Energy Efficiency Advisory Panel

Energy Efficiency Advisory Panel
30 Sep 2016

From the Energy Efficiency Advisory Panel website:

Energy Efficiency Alberta is a new provincial agency that will promote and support energy efficiency and community energy systems (including micro-generation and small-scale generation) for homes, businesses and communities. Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan includes a commitment to reinvest all revenue from the carbon levy into Alberta's economy, including $645 million over 5 years to Energy Efficiency Alberta. Investment in energy efficiency and community energy system programs will help to reduce energy use and associated costs, greenhouse gas emissions, and support green jobs for:

  • families
  • small businesses
  • building owners
  • industries
  • farmers
  • community organizations
  • non-profits
  • municipalities

Government has created a panel to advise the Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office. The Energy Efficiency Advisory Panel will make recommendations on the types of energy savings programs that Energy Efficiency Alberta can start to deliver in the short and medium-term, as well as help set out a long-term vision.

The Panel seeking input from stakeholders, Indigenous communities and interested Albertans on how to promote energy efficiency and community energy systems across Alberta.

Visit the Energy Efficiency Advisory Panel website to read the Discussion Document and submit your comments.

Public Consultation on the 2016-2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy

2016-2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy
24 Jun 2016

From the Let's Talk Sustainability website:

Do you care about the environment? Environment and Climate Change Canada is looking for your input on the draft 2016-2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy.

The Strategy will become the government’s plan and vision for a more sustainable Canada. We’re asking all Canadians to get involved and share their views. We are looking for your input into developing high-level aspirational goals, clear and measurable targets and concrete plans for achieving those targets.

The 120-day public consultation on the draft Strategy runs from February 26 to June 24, 2016. As we work toward a final Strategy, your ideas, knowledge and expertise will help us define where we need to go and how to get there.

Notice of Application: Cold Lake Expansion Project, Imperial Oil Resources Limited

Cold Lake Expansion Project, Imperial Oil Resources Limited
2 May 2016

From the AER website:

Notice of Application
OSCA Application No. 1854138
EPEA Application No. 013-73534
Imperial Oil Resources Limited  
Cold Lake Expansion Project

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA)Application No. 1854138 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) Application No. 013-73534 from Imperial Oil Resources Limited (Imperial) for approval of its Cold Lake Expansion Project. The AER is reviewing the applications together with the associated environmental impact assessment (EIA) report.

This notice sets out the deadline for filing statements of concern on both of the applications. See the section below on how to file a statement of concern for filing dates.

Public Notice Amisk Hydroelectric Project — Participant Funding Available for Environmental Assessment

Amisk Hydroelectric Project
2 May 2016

March 24, 2016—The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available to assist the public and Indigenous groups in participating in the environmental assessment by a review panel of the proposed Amisk Hydroelectric Project in northwestern Alberta.

Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to participate in the environmental assessment, including reviewing and providing comments on the Review Panel Terms of Reference and the Environmental Impact Statement, and preparing for and participating in the public hearing.

Call for Input: Provincial transit engagement

Provincial transit engagement
29 Apr 2016

From the Alberta Government website:

Have your say about Alberta’s new provincial transit strategy.

As Alberta’s economy and population grows, public transportation provides safe, accessible, affordable and environmentally sustainable transportation options to connect Albertans to work, recreation, services and each other.

The Alberta government is committed to hearing about the transportation needs of Albertans living in rural and urban communities across the province. This information will help provide a better understanding of the varying public transportation issues, challenges and opportunities.

Notice of Application: Cold Lake Oil Sands Area, Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Cold Lake Oil Sands Area (CNRL)
18 Apr 2016

From the AER website:

Notice of Application
Application No. 1854454
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Cold Lake Oil Sands Area

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Application No. 1854454.

This application is being submitted as part of a pilot to allow applicants to apply for multiple activities under a single application.

Call for Comments: Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objective for Naphthalene

Draft Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives - Naphthalene
15 Mar 2016

Development of a new objective for naphthalene is complete with an annual objective being proposed.

The draft objective has been posted for 90 day public comment. Note the comment period has been extended to 90 days because of the holiday season. The comment period will end March 15, 2016.