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Reviews for moderate risk projects where there is greater potential for impacts on environment or humans undergo a more rigorous review.
Criteria used to distinguish moderate risk projects include the size of the building footprint, potential for airborne or liquid effluents, potential for effects on species at risk and potential for public concern.
makes use of third party environmental consultants in cases where an internal assessment is deemed insufficient, inconclusive or where serious concerns are identified.
Project undertaken on Federal Lands and in jurisdictions outside Canada are subject to the same principals and activities outlined above.
In order to ensure all federal authorities with varying fiscal year-end dates are able to meet their obligations, the attached reports are being tabled.
Federal authorities that table an annual report in Parliament will generally meet their section 71 obligation using that mechanism.
For projects south of 60° on-reserve, the AANDC Environmental Review Process (the Process) consists of a suite of policy tools informed by the perspectives of various First Nations and industry representatives.
For the fiscal year 2013-2014, the department determined that none of the projects it reviewed were likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. For further information on the process and projects that were reviewed in 2013-2014, please visit the website: ) developed and implemented a risk-based approach to the environmental evaluation of departmental activities.
To ensure that Parliament receives information on activities on federal lands and outside Canada in a timely, efficient and transparent manner, this consolidated report is being tabled on behalf of federal authorities.
This is the second consolidated report tabled in Parliament since the implementation of 2012 is on environmental assessments of designated projects conducted by one of three responsible authorities (the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, the National Energy Board or the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency), 2012, authorities are required to determine the likelihood of significant adverse environmental effects that might result from a project being carried out on federal lands or outside Canada.
To the best of its knowledge, , the CBSA is required to conduct a determination of the significance of adverse environmental effects of its projects.
CBSA maintains an internal environmental assessment process to meet this requirement.
Please contact the appropriate federal authority if you have questions with respect to information provided in these reports.