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LAW Environmental Impact Assessment Law

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Selected Canadian Federal Administrative Bodies

In Canada, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 and it's associated regulations provide the legislative authority for environmental assessment across Canada. The Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act created changes in 2019. The main administrative bodies for environmental impact assessments (EIAs) at the federal level with the responsible authority in Canada are:

Finding Applications & Filings

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC), formerly the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA), application and filing resources:

The Canadian Energy Regulator (CER), formerly National Energy Board (NEB), application and filing resources:

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) application and filing resources:

Process

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC), formerly Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA). environmental assessment process resources:

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) environmental assessment process was merged into the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) with the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA, 2012). Therefore, use CEAA for current processes.