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An online submission by ECE Law regarding the Water Act regulations.
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...
Anoxic events are a common occurrence in Island estuaries during the summer months. The symp toms of an anoxic event include: milky white or green discolouration of the water, H 2 S or 'rotten turnip' odour, and low (near zero) dissolved oxygen readings. A list...
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...
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...
What are CEUs?, Operator certificates must be renewed every four years. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are required for renewal, and proof of completion is required. CEU requirements are based upon the certification class. It is the certificate holder's responsibility to keep any...
As of July 1, 2019, shoppers and businesses of Prince Edward Island are encouraged to use reusable bags when shopping. The, Plastic Bag Reduction Act, came into effect, J, uly 1, 2019., The intent of the law is to reduce waste and environmental damage resulting from single-use checkout bags and to...
The Well Construction Regulations will be established under the, Water Act, to regulate the construction standards of wells and the licensing of well drillers. As required by the, Water Act, , they have been submitted to the Standing Committee for Communities, Land and Environment. The proposed...
The Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment System Regulations will be established under the, Water Act, to regulate public water supplies and municipal wastewater treatment systems. As required by the, Water Act, , they have been submitted to the Standing Committee for Communities, Land and...