6 record(s) found with the tag "remediation" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Health Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Chan, Laurie H. M.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The Health Effects Monitoring Program is a human biomonitoring study aimed to assess the exposure and health impact of arsenic and other contaminants on the human population of Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah in the Northwest Territories, as part of the Giant Mine Remediation Project. The overall objective of the program is to establish current or baseline levels of arsenic exposure among residen...

The Role of Traditional Knowledge in the Reclamation and Monitoring of Mines in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Baydack, Micki
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1) identify the socio-economic predictions made by communities affected by the Diavik Diamond Mining Project; 2) determine the degrees of “accommodation” made in relation to the predicted effects including what measures were taken to mitigate or manage problems created and determine what issues remain unaddressed; and, 3) develop a framework and tool for comm...

2017 Tarsuit Caissons Removal Program
Principal Investigator: Clarke, Kim P
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to refloat and remove the Tarsuit Caissons from Lease Area 117/D11-3-7. Following their removal, the research team will conduct the following evaluation of the affected site and adjacent area: 1) Side Scan Survey 2) Macro invertebrate Survey A sidescan/multibeam unit (Edgetech 6205, or similar) will be pole mounted on the bathymetry vessel and data will be col...

Toxic Legacies: Community Perspectives on Arsenic Pollution at Yellowknife's Giant Mine
Principal Investigator: Sandlos, John K
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective is to use academic and non-academic media to examine and communicate community perspectives on the history, and current problem, of arsenic deposition in Yellowknife. The research team will not only ask how these historical memories have influenced the current controversy over the Giant Mine Remediation Project, but will also examine the challenges of communicating the extreme hazard...

Development and application of monitoring tools to quantify the effects of mining on the health of rivers in the South Nahanni Watershed (NWT)
Principal Investigator: Scrimgeour, Garry J
Licensed Year(s): 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this research are two-fold: 1) Identify an ecological indicator that can monitor changes in loadings of metals in the South Nahanni Watershed. This work is scheduled for completion in 2007-2008. 2) Establish a monitoring program that can quantify the cumulative effects of mining activities on the health of streams in the South Nahanni Watershed. This work is scheduled for compl...

2004 Summer Reconnaissance Program in the Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Graburn, Larry
Licensed Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: The objective of this program is to carry out aerial reconnaissance and preliminary site investigations, topographical aerial mapping, and surface reconnaissance in the general vicinity of the proposed route for the Mackenzie Gas Project. Aerial reconnai...