Environmental Assesment

Conservation Ontario’s Comments on “Guide: Consideration of Climate Change in Environmental Assessment in Ontario” (EBR# 012-5806)

Conservation Ontario’s submission to MOECC on the draft “Guide: Consideration of Climate Change in Environmental Assessment in Ontario” (EBR# 012-5806). The purpose of the Guide is to broaden the understanding of proponents and the public about MOECC’s expectations for considering the effects of climate change in environmental assessment studies and processes. Conservation Ontario’s comments were supportive of the Guide’s recommendation of including climate change mitigation and adaptation considerations in environmental assessment projects in Ontario. The comments highlighted the need for more direction on considering a project’s effects on the resilience to climate change of the surrounding environment, infrastructure and communities.

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CO’s Comments on Proposed Amendment to the Class Environmental Assessment for Waterpower Projects

COs comments in support of Proposed Amendment to the Class Environmental Assessment for Waterpower Projects.

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Conservation Ontario's Class Environmental Assessment for Remedial Flood and Erosion Control Projects

CO's Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) document fulfills the requirements of the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA) . It sets out procedures and environmental planning principles to be followed to plan, design, evaluate, implement, and monitor remedial flood and erosion control projects.

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CO comments on the CCME “One Project-One Assessment Approach to Environmental Assessment” and “Regional Strategic Environmental Assessment” papers

CO comments on two papers by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) that discuss challenges in the federal environmental assessment programs.

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