ESAA Weekly News – Week ending July 30th, 2021

Up to 80% in Wage Funding Available to Grow Your Team this Year ECO Canada’s full-time wage funding programs are now open and offer up to 80% in wage subsidies (to a maximum of 25K) for employers hiring young professionals working in environmental & natural resources jobs. Additional funding for wraparound services, including training costs, […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending July 16th, 2021

Soil contamination leads to $800,000 in remediation at Cochrane Transit Hub and Innovation Centre site (Source: Cochrane Today) COCHRANE— Site work at the Cochrane Transit Hub and Innovation Centre has unearthed contamination that will require up to $800,000 in remediation. The Town faces an “unfortunate reality” with the emerging contamination sites at the Transit Hub […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending July 9th, 2021

Alberta SRP Periods 7 & 8 Details Announced Grant period 7: Application period 7 is scheduled to start in the second half of July 2021 and remain open until March 31, 2022. In order to give licensees time to plan their projects, the following overview is being provided in advance.$100 million in funding will be […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending June 25th, 2021

This issue sponsored by: THINK Envirotechnical Services Protecting Alberta’s water quality Alberta’s government is taking action to ensure Albertans continue to have access to abundant supplies of clean water while protecting the province’s aquatic species. The government wants to hear from the public and Indigenous Peoples regarding new surface water quality management frameworks for the […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending June 18th, 2021

This issue sponsored by: THINK Envirotechnical Services   RemTech 2021 October 13-15, 2021Fairmont Banff Springs Registration Now Open  ESAA is pleased to announce that RemTech is back and (assuming restrictions also) will be in-person at the Fairmont Banff Springs, October 13-15th.  We hope you will join us to celebrate being together, along with RemTech‘s 20th […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending June 11th, 2021

This issue sponsored by: THINK Envirotechnical Services Protecting creeks and streams along the Eastern Slopes Tripling the funding to Cows and Fish will help protect creeks and streams on the Eastern Slopes.   Environment and Parks is providing the Cows and Fish program with $1 million in 2021-22 to support projects and initiatives that protect […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending June 4th, 2021

This issue sponsored by: THINK Envirotechnical Services Alberta Company, directors plead guilty to environmental charges A Calgary-based company and the directors of two other companies have been sentenced after each pleaded guilty to charges under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. The charges relate to an April 2017 incident in which excavated fill contaminated with […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending May 28th, 2021

This issue sponsored by: THINK Envirotechnical Services Abandoned oil and gas wells will be cleaned up despite backlog: Alberta regulator (Source: Red Deer Avocate) EDMONTON — There’s lots of life in Alberta’s conventional oil industry and plenty of resources and political will to clean up the mess it leaves behind, says the head of the […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending May 21st, 2021

This issue sponsored by: THINK Envirotechnical Services Alberta Jobs Now Program The Alberta Jobs Now program will provide up to $370 million to help private and non-profit businesses support much-needed jobs for unemployed and underemployed Albertans across the province and help Alberta’s economy recover. Employers will be able to apply for a grant that covers […]

ESAA Weekly News – Week ending May 14th, 2021

This issue sponsored by: THINK Envirotechnical Services   Alberta government knew bighorn sheep were contaminated with coal mine selenium, scientist says   (Source: Globe and Mail) Some herds of Alberta’s provincial animal are heavily contaminated with selenium from old coal mines, says research from a retired senior government biologist. Jeff Kneteman said Alberta Environment has […]