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Market-based approaches to managing air emissions in Alberta

Market-based approaches to managing air emissions in Alberta

a discussion paper prepared as one of the background materials considered in the development of A clean air strategy for Alberta.

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Published by Canadian Petroleum Association in [Alberta] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air quality management -- Alberta -- Finance,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Alberta -- Taxation

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesA clean air strategy for Alberta.
    ContributionsCanadian Petroleum Association., Alberta. Alberta Energy., Alberta. Alberta Environment.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 leaves ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15438390M
    LC Control Number92005158
    OCLC/WorldCa26257326

    The extent to which pollution from tar sands industrial activities in northeastern Alberta, Canada affects ecosystem and human health is a matter of growing concern that is exacerbated by uncertainty. *Han, S., Lee, S., and Pena-Mora, F. () “Framework for a Resilience System in Safety Management: A Simulation and Visualization Approach.” International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE), Nottingham, UK. *Sharif, M. and Lee, S. () “Measurement of CO2 Emissions from Construction Vehicles.

    Thus, many regulatory approaches that do not achieve first-best outcomes may be used because their technological or political feasibility is superior. Market-based instruments provide flexibility to polluters, while command-and-control (standards-based) approaches limit choice, often through an emissions limit or a technology requirement.   Modelling and Managing Airport Performance provides an integrated view of state-of-the-art research on measuring and improving the performance of airport systems with consideration of both airside and landside operations. The considered facets of performance include capacity, delays, economic costs, noise, emissions and safety.

    More broadly, Ed Barbier discusses a number of innovative international mechanisms for financing environmental management in developing countries. While sobering, the overall message is far from discouraging—all of the articles highlight promising approaches to overcoming the environmental and social challenges developing countries face. Emissions trading (also known as cap and trade) is a market-based approach to controlling pollution by providing economic incentives for reducing the emissions of pollutants.. A central authority (usually a governmental body) allocates or sells a limited number of permits that allow a discharge of a specific quantity of a specific pollutant over a set time period.


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Title: Annual Emissions Inventory Report Standard and Guidance Document: and Emissions Inventory Years Number: AEP, Air Policy, Program Name: Air Policy Effective Date: January 1, This document was updated on: ISBN No: Disclaimer: Any mention of specific equipment models, manufacturers or companies in this document does not constitute endorsement by.

Managing air emissions. Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP), industry and other stakeholders have developed an electricity emissions management framework, based on recommendations of the Clean Air Strategic Alliance Electricity Project Team.

Clean Air Strategic Alliance. governments have been the primary agents responsible for managing and regulating air emissions. When managing large industrial emissions, the environmental management tool of choice for most provincial environmental agencies has been command and control regulations in the form of emission standards.

However, there is a growing interest in. to economize. The rationale for market-based approaches, in other words, is to try to put the powerful advantages of markets to work in service to the environment. Command-and-Control Era To paint a quick picture of traditional regulation, consider the case of air File Size: KB.

Options for Managing Industrial Air Pollution in Canada: The Use. of Market-Based Instruments. Key Messages • Improving air quality continues to be a challenge in Canada, especially in urban and industrial areas.

Industrial emitters are responsible for a large proportion of emissions of smog and acid-rain-causing pollutants. This standard and this guideline have been prepared based on the Clean Air Strategic Alliance's Electricity Project Team document entitled "An Emissions Management Framework for the Alberta Electricity Sector - Report to Stakeholders - November ".

1. Regulation of Air Emissions a) Alberta Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act b) Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 2.

Background to the Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations, SOR/ (“MSAPR” or “Regulations”) 3. Analysis of Contentious IssuesFile Size: KB. common understanding of non-point source air emissions in Alberta. Identify non-point source air emissions reduction opportunities in Alberta where CASA’s multi-stakeholder approach could add the most value.

Identify and recommend management actions, which could include recommending policy change, to address the highest value non-pointFile Size: 8MB. The Clean Air Act encourages the use of market-based principles and approaches such as performance-based standards, and emission banking and trading.

The Act promotes the use of clean low sulfur coal, natural gas, and innovative technologies to clean high sulfur coal through the acid rain. Carbon Pricing in Action. Market-based approaches to pollution were pioneered in the United States.

A cap-and-trade program for sulfur dioxide, the cause of acid rain, was created in by a bipartisan Congress and launched by Republican President George H.W. Bush. Emissions were cut about twice as fast as predicted and at a fraction of the cost of traditional regulation.

Now mostly retired, Stephen was untila Principal Consultant with the Wood Group (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure) in the field of air quality management. With more than 40 years of experience in air quality management, his expertise includes emissions assessment, air monitoring, dispersion modelling, and climate /5.

Market based instruments and fiscal mechanisms. Climate Change and Emissions Management Act and Specified Gas Emitters Regulation: Obligation Options If reducing emissions intensity by 12 per cent is not initially possible, large emitters will be able to invest in an Alberta-based technology fund.

We can eliminate methane emissions, and we can help Alberta create jobs and build a stronger, more diverse economy. Our projects supported an average of 1, jobs annually in Alberta from towith a total cumulative impact of o person-year jobs.

The Alberta Air Data Warehouse is a central repository for air quality and deposition data, and associated metadata, collected in Alberta. Alberta gathers information on various aspects of air quality across the province to inform decisions on managing air quality.

Further information is available. Alberta’s Tar Sands: Abstract Case Studies for Integrating Science and the Global Environment is designed to help students of the environment and natural resources make the connections between their training in science and math and today’s complex environmental issues.

The book provides an opportunity for students to apply important. Next - Canada’s Air Pollutant Emissions Inventory report annex 2 part 4 A In-house estimates: continued Table A Estimation methodologies for Oil and Gas Industry by sector/subsector. Carbon tax and cap-and-trade tools: market-based approaches for controlling greenhouse gases.

[Nelson E Burney] -- This book explores the comparison, feasibility and policy considerations of using either a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade program to balance greenhouse gas emissions.

Best Practices for the Reduction of Air Emissions From Construction and Demolition Activities March, Prepared by: Cheminfo Services Inc. Renfrew Dr., Suite Markham, Ontario L3R 9S7 In conjunction with the Construction and Demolition Multi-stakeholder Working Group Prepared for: Environment Canada Transboundary Issues BranchFile Size: KB.

This brief describes the theory behind market-based approaches; their success in cost-effectively reducing GHGs and other emissions; and a range of market-based options, including: a carbon tax, a cap-and-trade program, a baseline and credit program, a clean or renewable electricity standard, and an energy efficiency resource standard.

/ Annual Report. In /19, ERA committed over $ million to 33 projects with a combined value of $ billion. These projects are anticipated to deliver cumulative GHG reductions of more than 15 million tonnes of CO 2 e by To share insights and engage with stakeholders the team also participated in 38 events and workshops, with speaking roles at 28 of those events.

APEI Air Pollutant Emission Inventory CACCriteria air contaminant CANSIM Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System CCME Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment CEA Canadian Electricity Association CEIP Centre on Emission Inventories and Projections CEPA Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Alberta Emissions Inventory Reporting Service Package.

Under provincial reporting requirements, Alberta based industrial operations who meet the criteria set forth in Air Monitoring Directive (AMD) must complete and submit an annual emissions inventory report to Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP).This market based approach allows the facilities who can make the lowest cost reductions to do so and sell excess allowances to other facilities in the program.

The Clean Air Act of allowed for environmental credit markets in the United States to be established and to thrive.