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Project proponents and the public will have a better understanding of how the provincial government conducts environmental assessments. Communities, Land and Environment Minister Richard Brown has introduced amendments to the Environmental Protection Act in the legislature that provide for...
Contaminated Site Registry, Contaminated properties that exceed regulatory limits may be designated as a contaminated site on the Contaminated Sites Registry. View all contaminated sites on PEI on the Contaminated Sites Map . To find a contaminated property in the online Contaminated Site Registry...
Application Form for a Watercourse, Wetland and Buffer Zone Activity Permit (fillable form).
Two Prince Edward Island teachers are among the world’s best in getting their students informed and engaged about the environment. Teachers Heather Pringle and Chris Higginbotham from Three Oaks Senior High School in Summerside have been inducted into the National Conservation Foundations’...
What is the Air Quality Management System?, The Air Quality Management System (AQMS) was developed by federal, provincial and territorial governments in conjunction with a variety of stakeholders over a number of years. Its purpose is to set standards that are the same all across Canada which will...
Do I need a permit to drill a well?, Depending upon the capacity and the location of the well, a permit to drill a well may be required. A, Well Permit, is required if the well is to be: located in one of the water well restricted areas ; or constructed in a manner which departs from the...
When do I need a Well Contractor’s or a Well Driller's License?, Any person who operates as a well driller, or constructs a well, needs a Well Driller's License. Holders of a Well Drillers License must be employed by a company that has a Well Contractor’s License. An owner/operator well...
Islanders can be fully confident in the agricultural and water test results they receive from the provincial government. The Prince Edward Island Analytical Laboratories has been reaccredited by the Standards Council of Canada. The reaccreditation recognizes that the labs meet the general...
Anoxic Sites Map 2018
Nitrate is a form of nitrogen. It can readily dissolve in water and can travel easily through soil to the water table. As a result, nitrate is common in our groundwater, ponds, streams, and estuaries. Human activity is responsible for over 90% of the nitrates in many Island waterways. The main...