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What is an Excavation Pit?, An excavation pit refers to any excavation in the ground made for the purpose of searching for, or removal of, earthen material., What do I need to operate an excavation pit?, In order to operate an excavation pit, you must: possess a valid Excavation Pit Operator...
An online submission by ECE Law regarding the Water Act regulations.
When properties or proportions of properties are proposed for designation under the Natural Areas Protection Act (NAPA), the province seeks comment and input from interested groups and individuals., Properties Proposed for Designation, The following public properties or portions of properties, are...
The Water Withdrawal Regulations will be established under the Water Act to regulate the withdrawal of water from groundwater and watercourses. The proposed regulations and plain language documents are available below: Proposed Water Withdrawal Regulations Plain Language Summary Frequently Asked...
The, Water Act, was passed in the legislature in fall 2017. Since then, regulations have been developed to put the legislation into practice. , Where can I get more information on water resources on PEI?, You can visit the new website - On The Level, Background on consultations to-date, The first...
As part of the development of regulations for the, Water Act, , Islanders were invited to provide comments regarding the draft regulations. All on-line comments that were received on the draft regulations before the closing date were posted on this page. The names of people making these on-line...
Charlottetown Rural High School recently became the first Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) Wetland Centre of Excellence in Prince Edward Island. School alumni joined teachers, students and DUC representatives as well as many generous donors to celebrate decades of work on conservation education at the...
What are greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions?, Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are the gases that are released into the atmosphere as a result of certain activities. GHGs are accumulating in the atmosphere like a blanket, trapping heat and raising global temperatures. GHG emissions come from...
Creating Effective Wildfire Buffers in Rural Areas, Prince Edward Island is noted for its varied and beautiful landscape but homes, businesses and cottages built in or next to forested areas can be at serious risk during wildfire situations. The best way to deal with wildfire situations is to...
Burning permits are required for all outdoor burning in PEI during fire season - March 15 to November 30 each year. Permits are available free-of-charge at any Forests, Fish and Wildlife Division office from Monday to Friday during normal working hours. Please call the closest office to ensure...