Environmental Impact Assessment (Prince Edward Island, Canada)

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Place Prince Edward Island

Applies to States or Provinces Prince Edward Island
Name Environmental Impact Assessment (Prince Edward Island, Canada)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Prince Edward Island Department of Environment, Labour and Justice
Primary Website http://www.gov.pe.ca/environment/eia

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines: http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/eia_guidelines.pdf

Applying for an Environmental Impact Assessment: http://www.gov.pe.ca/environment/eia-application-forms


The Province of PEI has established an environmental impact assessment process for projects that could have an impact on the environment. The Province and the Federal Government cooperate in the implementation of the process to ensure a thorough assessment is conducted of any submitted project.

Any manufacturing undertaking which could have a significant effect on the environment must be submitted in proposal form to the PEI Department of Environment, Labour and Justice. At this point, the department will decide whether an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is warranted. The purpose of this process is to predict the impact of the project early in the planning stage.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Greg Wilson
Department Prince Edward Island Department of Environment, Labour and Justice
Division Environmental Land Management
Address Jones Building, 4th Floor
Address 2 11 Kent Street
Place Charlottetown, PE
Zip/Postal Code C1A 7N8
Phone (902) 368-5274

Fax (902) 368-5830
Email gbwilson@gov.pe.ca
Website http://www.gov.pe.ca/phone/index.php3?number=6607

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Environmental Protection Act CHAPTER E-9