Category: Risk Assessment
How Risk Assessment Can Help Property Owners
Are you facing practical challenges or project costs that prevent full site remediation and qualification for financing? Many site owners find themselves in this predicament. Risk Assessment (RA) represents a viable option for undertaking environmental due diligence when full site remediation is not possible. Here is a closer look at the Risk Assessment process and...
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Risk Assessment and Risk Management Measures
When a property does not meet generic environmental criteria, AEL can use risk assessment strategies to bring the property into regulatory compliance. Risk Assessment (RA) calculates the probability that a hazard (like environmental contamination of the soil) will cause harm to humans, plants, wildlife, or the surrounding environment under specific exposure conditions. This calculation made...
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Remediation Approach: Screening and On-Site Testing at Remote Sites
 On remote sites, like those in Canada’s Far North, the cost of traditional remediation can be astronomical. Because these sites are often beyond the access of landfills, soil transport and disposal can make traditional “dig-and-dump” remediation too expensive to pursue. For this reason, AEL believes that remote sites are often ideal locations for choosing alternative...
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Overcoming Environmental Challenges At Distribution Sites
This article first appeared in Electricity Today Magazine. Since original source could not be located, we are unable to embed it here. Distribution Stations & What To Be Aware Of Distribution stations contain high voltage electrical environments that require a well-developed safety regime to address hazards including:  Specialized personal protective equipment Limits of approach Stray...
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What Is Environmental Risk Assessment?
Despite their best efforts to ensure that their properties are clean and free from environmental impacts, landowners occasionally find (through a Phase II ESA) that their property has some kind of contamination in the soil or groundwater. Their property is no longer compliant with O. Reg. 153 and they have environmental liability that needs to...
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