174 record(s) found with the tag "environmental assessment" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Integrating Mine Legacies into Decision Making for Sustainability in the Northwest Territories: An assessment of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act
Principal Investigator: Gingras, Nathalie
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The key question to be addresses is: how to improve the assessment, regulatory and associated decision-making processes in Canada to avoid negative mine legacies and build lasting net gains. The objective of this research is to identify ways to increase the likelihood of positive mine legacies, with a focus on sustainability-based environmental assessments. This research involves semi-structure...


Environmental Studies for EL470 - 5yr
Principal Investigator: White, Brenda M.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The objectives of this project are to conduct ongoing monitoring and assessment programs of surface water and groundwater in the Mackenzie River Special Management Zone. Surface Water Sampling Surface water samples will be collected from selected lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams. Selected water bodies in EL470 have already undergone bathymetric assessment and sampling. Groundwater Program...


De Beers Canada Snap Lake Mine Environmental Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Hood, Alexandra E
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999
Summary: To meet regulatory requirements from the Snap Lake Environmental Assessment and under the mine's Water License, Land Use permit and Environmental Agreement. The objectives of this research project are: 1) to obtain and determine annual variability of the following information in the study area: •the relative abundance, distribution, group composition and behaviour of caribou; •the relative ...


Fort Resolution Pipeline ESA I/II
Principal Investigator: Williams, Melanie
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The first objective is to conduct a combined Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments for a buried pipeline located within the municipality of Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories. The second objective is to identify any health and safety concerns associated with the buried pipe line. A records review and gap analysis will be done to synthesize the information that the research team have o...


Phase III Environmental Site Assessments of Three Sites in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Elliot, Chris M
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goal of this research project is to determine the current environmental and physical conditions at each site by gathering sufficient information to develop appropriate remediation or risk management strategies, and associated cost estimates. The project will involve the collection of various types of samples, such as soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater, waste rock, tailings, drum conten...


Geographic Information Science (GIS) as a Health Communication Tool for Consultation with Stakeholders in Environmental Assessment of the Nico Project in the Tlicho Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McGetrick, Jennifer Ann
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The overall objective of the research is to evaluate the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a health communication tool for consultation with stakeholders in environmental assessment of the Nico Project in the Tlicho Region of the Northwest Territories. By documenting stakeholder's evaluation of GIS in the environmental assessment, the research will help to inform best practices and pr...


The Courageous Lake Project
Principal Investigator: Wen, Marc
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of the proposed studies to be conducted at Courageous Lake is to collect baseline data collection is planned to characterize the environmental (physical and biological) and social and economic setting in the proposed project area. Specifically, data collection is planned to characterize the following environmental components: air quality, noise, hydrology, bathymetry, hydrogeology, a...


Phase III ESA & RAP for Stark Lake Exploration Site, NT
Principal Investigator: Barnes, Keith G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this year’s work program are to: 1. Complete a Phase III Environmental Site Assessment of the site, to further assess and delineate areas of concern on the site to support Remedial Action Plan development; 2. Complete a hazard assessment of the Stark Lake Site to support the development of a health and safety plan, and ensure that the Crown’s due diligence in regards to ...


Great Slave Lake Area Mines: 2013 Sampling Program
Principal Investigator: Wiatzka, Gerd M
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objective of the 2013 Great Slave Lake Mines Sampling Program is to assist Aboriginal And Northern Development Canada-Contaminants And Remediation Directorate (AANDC-CARD) with its ongoing work to clean up abandoned mine sites across the Northwest Territories. The program aims to collect additional environmental data which will be used to confirm current site conditions and to assist with fina...


Phase III ESA - Fort Simpson RCMP Detachment
Principal Investigator: Schulz, Eva
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main objective of the Phase III Environmental Site Assessment is to delineate the hydrocarbon contamination at the site resulting from an overflow of fuel at a vent pipe of an above ground storage tank. Test holes will be excavated with a backhoe around the former spill area in order to collect soil samples. Each sample will be submitted to a Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditatio...


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