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Jul29, 2015

Rita Mroz – Recipient of the Nancy Cutler Citation of Excellence

Congratulations to Rita Mroz, Environment Canada Scientist and Atlantic PIRI member, who received the 2015 Nancy Cutler Citation of Excellence: Women in Science and Technology award.  This prestigious award is given to women at Environment Canada for outstanding achievement in fostering the contribution of women in science and technology or outstanding achievement by a woman in science, technology, and technical development. Atlantic PIRI is proud to have you as a member!

Jun11, 2015

Technical Bulletin Respecting Updates to the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality

In January 2015,  Atlantic PIRI revised the Tier I and II screening level tables in Appendix 3 and 4 of the Atlantic RBCA User Guidance following a Health Canada update to the Canadian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines.  The purpose of this technical bulletin is to provide step-by-step guidance on updating the Atlantic RBCA toolkit Chem/Tox database for Ethylbenzene and Xylenes.

Mar25, 2015

Publicly Accessible Information on Contaminated Sites – Final Report

This report represents a comprehensive review of how other jurisdictions manage or distribute information to the public on properties impacted by contaminants. Jurisdictions can use this document as a “snapshot” to illustrate the various options or tools used to share and distribute information to the public respecting the registering of contaminated properties.

Question of the week

What is the difference between silt/clay and sand/gravel in the Tier I Look Up Table?

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