Resources

Description: 

The Mining RECLAIM Model has been developed to assist the GNWT, the Land and/or Water Boards, and other stakeholders (typically proponents) to estimate closure and reclamation costs at mines and advanced mineral explorations projects in the Northwest Territories (NWT). This User Manual includes descriptions of:

  • Considerations for closure cost estimates in northern settings (Section 2);
  • How different parties may approach the cost estimate for a given site (Section 3); and
  • The RECLAIM Model and guidance on how to use it (Section 4 and 5).
Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Government of the Northwest Territories is be developing a Waste Resource Management Strategy to serve as a 10-year road map for improving waste resource management throughout the NWT. This Discussion Paper was developed by Environment and Natural Resources to provide some background information on the state of waste resource management in the NWT. Feedback on the Discussion Paper will inform the development of a draft Strategy and implementation plan.

Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Have your say
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Oil and Gas RECLAIM Model has been developed to assist the GNWT, the Land and/or Water Boards, and other stakeholders (typically proponents) to estimate closure and reclamation costs at oil and gas exploration and production-sites in the Northwest Territories (NWT). This User Manual includes descriptions of:

  • Considerations for closure cost estimates in northern settings (Section 2);
  • How different parties may approach the cost estimate for a given site (Section 3); and
  • The RECLAIM Model and guidance on how to use it (Section 4 and 5).
Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Reporting form - Pesticide Application Monthly Report

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Report Template - Report on Application of Pesticide

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Questions and Answers - Arsenic Monitoring in the Yellowknife Area

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Application Form - Pesticide Business Permit

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Application Form - Pesticide Application Permit

Publication date: 
June 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

This report briefly summarizes the data collected for spills reported in 2015.

Publication date: 
May 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Fact sheet about legacy arsenic monitoring in the Yellowknife area.

Publication date: 
May 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Northwest Territories / Nunavut Spill Report Form for oil, gasoline, chemicals and other hazardous materials. NWT/NU NT/NU

Publication date: 
January 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

DÉCLARATION DE DÉVERSEMENT AUX TNO ET AU NUNAVUT
Also available in English as Northwest Territories / Nunavut Spill Report Form for oil, gasoline, chemicals and other hazardous materials.
NT/NU Spill Report Form - French

Publication date: 
January 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

This report provides details on the state of the community solid waste facilities in the NWT in 2014 and 2015, based on site inspections carried out by Golder Associates Ltd. and information gathered from regulatory authorities and communities to the end of 2015, to provide a set of baseline information and data intended to be used in future waste management and operational decisions and planning in the territory.

Publication date: 
December 2016
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

This report by Golder Associates Ltd. presents the results of an assessment of the current and proposed solid waste management systems in the NWT, including practical recommendations for landfill operations, waste diversion and considerations for the development of an appropriate waste management strategy that could be implemented for the NWT, to provide an up-to-date and consistent approach to future waste management decisions and planning in the territory.

Publication date: 
December 2016
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Waste Reduction and Recovery Program 2015-2016 Annual Report
French: Programme de réduction et de récupération des déchets Rapport annuel 2015-2016

Publication date: 
October 2016
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Waste Reduction and Recovery Program 2014-2015 Annual Report
French: Programme de réduction et de récupération des déchets Rapport annuel 2014-2015

Publication date: 
May 2016
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Publication date: 
April 2016
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Frequently Asked Questions about the October 31, 2013 structural failure of the Green Pit Tailings pond at the Obed Mountain coal mine, which resulted in 670,000 cubic metres of mine wastewater and solids being discharged into Apetowun Creek and Plante Creek. Spilled minewater flowed from the creeks into the Athabasca River downstream of Hinton, Alberta.

Publication date: 
March 2016
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Publication date: 
March 2016
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File

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