Operational Framework for Use of Conservation Allowances

cover of publicationThis framework sets the parameters for how and when conservation allowances should be used or recommended by Environment Canada. Conservation allowances, generally, are conservation measures taken at one location to make up for adverse environmental impacts that occur at another location. They are only used to address the ‘residual impacts’ that remain after avoidance and minimization measures are adopted. The framework outlines current practice, with examples, of their use domestically and internationally, Environment Canada’s legislative authorities, key participants, and the overall design elements and approach to developing an allowance.

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  • Author: Environment Canada
  • Language of Document: Separate English/French
  • Document Type: Report
  • Cat. No.: En14-77/2012E-PDF
  • ISBN: 978-1-100-21427-6
  • Size: 21.6 X 28
  • Pages: 17
  • Year: 2012
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