Arsenic occurs naturally in the Earth’s soil and water. Arsenic is also used to make products such as glass, paper, textiles, pesticides, and is also released into the environment through industrial activities, such as mining. This brochure will give you plenty of information on the legacy arsenic around Yellowknife.
Newsletter for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) explaining how they conducts annual aerial surveys in areas occupied by mature spruce forests as a priority, mostly because of their significance as a preferred host for the most serious insect pest in the NWT.
Il s’agit de l’évaluati on de l’effi cacité du régime de réglementati on ténois pour la protecti on de l’environnement. La vérifi cati on environnementale permet de souligner tant les diffi cultés que les réussites de la démarche. L’une de ses principales foncti ons est de formuler des recommandations pour améliorer la gesti on de l’environnement.
The NWT Environmental Audit checks to see how well our northern regulatory system is working to protect the environment. It can identi fy both successes and challenges. A key role of the Audit is to make recommendati ons that will improve how the environment is managed.