178 record(s) found with the tag "environmental assessment" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Reclamation Research and Closure Plan for Pine Point
Principal Investigator: Robinson, Cindy
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: In accordance with the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (MVWLB) Guidelines, the overarching closure goal for former mine sites is to return the site and affected areas to viable, and wherever practicable, self-sustaining ecosystems that are compatible with a healthy environment and with human activities. To meet this closure goal, companies must demonstrate that a site is physically stable, c...


Development of a Biological Monitoring Program to Detect Change in Stream Health Along the Dempster–Inuvik–Tuktoyaktuk-Corridor
Principal Investigator: Culp, Joseph
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The main goal of this project are to establish a stream biomonitoring program along the Dempster–Inuvik–Tuktoyaktuk-Corridor (DITC) to understand the current environmental conditions associated with past and newly developed road infrastructure. Specific objectives are: 1) to establish a stream biomonitoring program for the Inuvik – Tuktoyaktuk Highway (ITH); 2) to directly involve local stak...


De Beers Canada Snap Lake Mine Environmental Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Hood, Alexandra E
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999
Summary: This research is intended 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 to obtain and determine annual variability of the relative abundance, distribution, group composition and behaviour of caribou; the relative activity of grizzly bears; t...


Community-based Traditional Knowledge Monitoring for Better Decision-making
Principal Investigator: Keats, Beth
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: This is the 3rd Phase of the research program looking at how Indigenous Knowledge is included in GNWT decision making and understanding cumulative impact management. The first phases consisted of a literature review, analysis of Reasons for Decisions in environmental assessments (EAs), and qualitative analysis of interviews in Phase 1 & 2, and yielded recommendations for decision-makers and TK res...


Invasive Species Survey of Proposed Prairie Creek Mine All Season Road
Principal Investigator: McLenaghan, Amy
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The goal of this project is to identify invasive plant species on portions of the proposed Prairie Creek all season road from the Liard Highway to the Prairie Creek mine to support environmental approval as per the Mackenzie Valley Review Board’s Report of Environmental Assessment. Walking and driving surveys will be employed as described in the report on the 2016 Survey of Exotic Plants along ...


Environmental Studies for EL470 - 5yr
Principal Investigator: Belland, Darlene
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The objective of this project is to conduct ongoing monitoring and assessment programs, including areas in the Mackenzie River Special Management Zone (SMZ), for surface water. 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. ConocoPhillips will communicate, in ...


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
Licensed 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...


Fort Resolution Pipeline ESA I/II
Principal Investigator: Williams, Melanie
Licensed 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
Licensed 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
Licensed 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...


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