Public Notice – Technical Guidance for Assessing Cumulative Environmental Effects
December 17, 2014 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency today issued the draft “Technical Guidance for Assessing Cumulative Environmental Effects under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012″ (Technical Guidance).
The Technical Guidance aims to ensure that requirements related to the assessment of cumulative environmental effects under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, are met in a way that achieves high-quality environmental assessments.
The Technical Guidance provides support in determining how to conduct a cumulative effects assessment while allowing for flexibility in identifying the most appropriate methodology and methods. It also provides specifications on what should be documented during the cumulative effects assessment.
Public Comment Period
The Agency invites members of the public, Aboriginal groups and environmental ass