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Important News: Ontario Ministry Regulatory Changes to Approvals for Environmental Compliance Applications
Those environmental professionals who are not licensed with PEO will not be considered a certified a ‘Qualified Person’. Ensure your voice and opinion is heard by the MOECC. Submit feedback before December 30, 2016.
Environmentalist: the new Mentalist
“In the early 2000s, it was a challenge for environmentalists to be more than someone that clients really didn’t want to see.”
At least that was the experience of Meredith Hamstead, owner of thinkBright Environmental Innovations in Invermere, BC. We recently had a chance to explore with Meredith how the stereotype of an environmentalist has fallen away – and why environmentalists are the new “mentalists.”
Key Changes to the BC Water Sustainability Act and Impacts on Industry
The BC Water Act, now known as the BC Water Sustainability Act, was brought into force on February 29, 2016. What are the key changes to the Act, and what impact will they have on the industry?
Four Cool Innovations in the Environmental Sector
There’s innovation everywhere in the environmental sector — so much so it’s sometimes hard to keep up. Here’s a look at four industry-related stories this week — some spotlight problems and some spotlight solutions. Take a look and get inspired.
How to leverage the competitive advantage of EP certification
You’ve worked hard to build your environmental expertise and have attained the status of a certified Environmental Professional (EP).
Now’s the time to make the most of your certification and reap the rewards.
Building Competitive Advantage with EP: Blue Source Canada
The Blue Source team takes immense pride in the work they do – these experts are at the frontier of carbon offset development. Yet one of the major challenges in this emerging industry is the fact that it is so new.
Learn how adopting the Environmental Professional (EP) certification leverages their competitive advantage.
Working with Waste Incineration Technology
Dr. Yogendra Chaudhry shares why understanding the roles of waste characteristics, incinerator design and operation is important to waste incineration. Gain insights as he shares his experience in the following Q & A.
EP success story: transitioning into Canada’s environmental industry
What does it take to successfully transition into Canada’s environmental industry? Find out in EP Collins Ugochukwu’s story of his international career.
Alberta Energy Regulator responsible for environmental impact assessments
As of October 1, 2014, the Alberta Energy Regulator is managing EIAs for energy resource activities. Learn what you need to know about this new change.
Welcome to this season’s newly certified members
Congratulations to the newly certified environmental professionals who have proven their expertise and experience this past fall!