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CEAA submits information requests on Springbank Project environmental assessment

As part of the normal regulatory process, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has requested additional information on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project. The information requests were submitted to Alberta Transportation, the project proponent, in three packages with a total of 86 questions: June 29, 2018

By | 2018-10-29T12:46:16+00:00 October 29th, 2018|

Springbank landowners withdraw legal action

In May 2018, a Notice of Application was filed asserting that the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project (SR1) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) submitted by Alberta Transportation did not meet the CEAA’s guidelines. A Federal Court hearing was scheduled in November, however, the landowners withdrew their application and the hearing has been canceled.

By | 2018-10-29T12:44:11+00:00 October 29th, 2018|

Support the Springbank project – write to CEAA by June 15

Voice your opinion on Springbank Project - deadline is June 15 The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) wants to hear your opinion on the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project environmental assessment. The deadline for public comments is June 15. Get your support on record. As a next step, the CEAA will prepare the draft Environmental Assessment

By | 2018-06-11T09:59:57+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

Submit your feedback to CEAA – Open house Thursday, May 24

CEAA invites public comments on Springbank Project environmental assessment Tomorrow evening, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) will host the second of two open houses to collect public feedback on the environmental assessment of the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project. When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 from  5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Where: First

By | 2018-05-23T14:10:18+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|

Province pledges funds for flood mitigation in Calgary

Government of Alberta announces funds for flood mitigation, will study three upstream options for the Bow River Earlier this month, the Government of Alberta announced funding for flood mitigation projects throughout the province, including $13.5 million for Calgary projects. The funds are part of the Alberta Community Resilience Program (ACRP), “a

By | 2018-05-15T15:45:39+00:00 May 15th, 2018|

Revised Environmental Impact Assessment submitted to regulator

In terms of the schedule, the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (Springbank Project) is currently progressing through the regulatory process. As part of the regulatory process, Alberta Transportation (the Springbank Project proponent) was required to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on the Project, to be submitted to both the provincial Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB)

By | 2018-05-03T13:03:18+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|

Welcome to Flood Free Calgary, thank-you for your support.

Over the past few months, we have had impassioned conversations with many of you on the topic of flood risk in Calgary. We are keen to start sharing flood-related information and to involve you in this important cause. Newly formed late last year, our organization works to advocate for timely flood protection for Calgary.

By | 2018-05-03T13:03:56+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|