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Islanders’ enthusiastic support for reducing single-use plastic checkout bags is decreasing the volume of plastic entering the Island’s solid waste system. As a result, there will be no need to increase fees for reusable or paper bags in January as originally planned. The minimum mandatory fee will...
Do I need a permit to operate a recycling facility?, Anyone who wishes to operate a recycling facility must first obtain a Recycling Facility Permit., How can I get a Permit to Operate a Recycling Facility?, You must complete an Application to Operate a Recycling Facility form and forward it,...
Submission by PEI Federation of Agriculture for Water Act Regulations.
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...
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...
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...
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...