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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...
Prince Edward Island has established an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) review process for any project that may have a negative impact on the environment. The EIA review is a valuable tool. In the early stages of planning it allows the applicant, federal and provincial regulatory agencies,...
All projects currently under environmental review in the province and any projects previously assessed for their environmental impact are available to the public. Search this database for a brief description of the project, its review status and other project details.
Stream level data is available for a number of streams across the province. Stream level data can be accessed from June through September, and is also available for download., What is this data used for?, Those who hold a Water Withdrawal for Irrigation Purposes Permit can use this tool to confirm...
What is shoreline stabilization?, In the past, development along PEI’s shoreline was often undertaken with little thought given to the risks associated with erosion or flooding. As a result, many owners of shoreline properties are now faced with three alternatives: Do nothing and risk losing much...
Do I have to complete the Contractor Licensing Program if I am an earth-moving contractor?, No. The Contractor Licensing Program is voluntary., Is there a benefit if I complete the Contractor Licensing Program?, Yes. Earth-moving contractors who complete the Contractor Licensing Program are...
Individuals who do not apply pesticides, but are directly involved with the mixing of a non-domestic pesticide must have a Pesticide Loader / Mixer Certificate. All pesticide loader / mixer certificates are issued by the Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change., What are the...
When do I need a Permit to Alter a Sand Dune?, Anyone who wishes to conduct work on, or near, a sand dune (e.g., build a staircase or boardwalk, undertake shoreline stabilization, etc.) must obtain a Permit to Alter a Sand Dune., How can I get a Permit to Alter a Sand Dune?, You must complete a...
Do I need a permit to withdraw surface water for irrigation?, Yes. A Watercourse, Wetland and Buffer Zone Activity Permit is needed to withdraw surface water (from a stream or river) when: the rate of withdrawal is more than 50 imperial gallons per minute, or more than 10,000 imperial gallons are...
When do I need a permit to dispose of special waste?, Some waste items require special disposal considerations to protect worker safety and reduce impacts to the environment. Upon request from companies or the general public, the Department issues special waste permits for these items. , What is...