Resource: Cumulative Effects Assessment (CEA) Workshop, January 25-26, 2010 – Workshop Proceedings

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Authors / Publisher: Marc Porter and Carol Murray, ESSA Technologies Ltd. prepared for Watershed Watch Salmon Society in collaboration with Sto:lo Tribal Council

Date: March 2010

PDF: Cumulative Effects Assessment (CEA) Workshop, January 25-26, 2010 – Workshop Proceedings

Summary:

This report is the proceedings from the Cumulative Effects Assessment (CEA) Workshop held on January 25-26, 2010 in Abbotsford, BC. The workshop focused on the need for incorporating cumulative effects into the management of independent power production projects. The report was prepared by Marc Porter and Carol Murray, ESSA Technologies Ltd. for Watershed Watch Salmon Society in collaboration with the Stό:lō Tribal Council. The objectives of the workshop included:

  1. Identify the necessary building blocks for a CEA framework and assess their status/readiness for use in a CEA that could be applied to screening of independent power production (IPP) projects
  2. Examine regulatory opportunities and enabling factors for doing CEA using this framework
  3. Build interest, momentum and clarity among participants towards CEA implementation
  4. Identify next steps.