Prevention and Planning: Managing Environmental Impacts
Presenting organization: Indigenous Services Canada
This workshop will combine two topics regarding environmental management: Pollution Prevention and Planning for Land Use. The first part will be a 30 minute presentation broken into 4 parts: Fuel tank maintenance and regulation- Waste Management “the not so hidden cost of waste in a community”- Fill “what to expect when your accepting”- End of Life Vehicles – risks & management The second part will be a 45 minute presentation that outlines the different types of lands instruments and when those instruments can best be used. The presenters will demonstrate the difference between the land instruments through examples and mini case studies. Each session will end with a Q and A session.
A 30 min presentation broken into 4 topics of pollution prevention:
- Fuel tank maintenance and regulation
- Waste Management “the not so hidden cost of waste in a community”
- Fill “what to expect when your accepting”
- End of Life Vehicles – risks & management.
A 45-minute presentation broken into the following:
- Environmental Impact Assessment vs Environmental Site Assessment
- Scoping the Project
- Developing a Terms of Reference – Using a Qualified Environmental Professional
- Valued Ecosystem Components
What Participants will learn
- Participants will gain tools and resources they can use to better manage waste and prevent pollution/contamination in their communities.
- Learn when Environmental Assessments are required, and what information should be collected depending on the Project. Also, what Valued Ecosystem Components (VECS) are.
- Jo-Ann Aldridge
- Chris McDonald
- Elizabeth Kovics
- Denise Falconer
Jo-Ann Aldridge is an Environmental Engineer with Indigenous Services Canada. Jo-Ann has over 25 yrs experience in contaminated sites investigation, risk assessment, and regulation.
Chris McDonald is an Environmental Scientist with Indigenous Services Canada. Chris has worked for 10 years in the contaminated sites assessment and remediation field.
Elizabeth Kovics is a Senior Environmental Specialist with Indigenous Services Canada. Elizabeth is a Professional Biologist with over 15 yrs experience in environmental reviews, project management, and regulation.
Denise Falconer is an Environmental Specialist with Indigenous Services Canada. Denise has 3 years of experience in environmental reviews, project management, and regulation.