Technical Guidance for Assessing Cumulative Environmental Effects under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012

Description: The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency offers this technical guidance document for assessing cumulative environmental effects under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act of 2012 (CEAA 2012). It informs the assessment of cumulative effects undertaken as part of the Environmental Assessment (EA) of designated projects initiated under CEAA 2012 for which the Agency is the responsible authority. It provides methodological options and considerations to support the implementation of CEAA 2012 in a way that achieves high-quality EA and replaces the 1999 guide entitled “Cumulative Effects Assessment Practitioners Guide”.

Key Words: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, CEAA 2012, cumulative effects, environmental assessment

Lead Organization  Government of Canada – Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Regional Focus  Canada wide
Status  Complete
Website www.ceaa.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=B82352FF-1
Primary Contact  www.canada.ca/en/environmental-assessment-agency/corporate/contact-information.html
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