“ISO 14001:2004 certification will help open new doors for our forestry industry, while also contributing to efficient management and building sector capacity,” said Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA. “This is an excellent illustration of economic development and environmental responsibility objectives progressing concurrently. Business and environment are not mutually exclusive of one another, and the Forestry Services Branch’s initiative provides a great example for other firms and industries in the province to follow.”
Environmental consultants have an integral role in the implementation of the Fisheries Act both through their representation of their clients, and as a primary screening role of prospective projects for compliance. This workshop on March 16, presented by DFO, will provide an excellent opportunity for all parties to gain a better understanding of new requirements and processes.
This professional development opportunity is brand new to Newfoundland and Labrador. Erosion and transport of soil by water and wind is a primary environmental protection and management activity on most development sites. The purpose of the Erosion and Sediment Control course is to investigate the fundamentals of effective erosion and sediment control practice.
The views and opinions expressed in these news articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect official NEIA policy or position.