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Environmental impact assessment is an official process used by governments at many levels to evaluate proposed developments. This guide provides links to official sources of government information as well as selected links to non-governmental organizations with interest in this process which are found under the Websites tab.

Government Information

Canada - Federal: 
Canada - Provincial: 

NOTE: Most provincial environmental assessment agency websites include a link to relevant legislation and regulatory decisions.

    Alberta

   Manitoba

   New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia

Nunavut

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Yukon

Foreign: 

Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom

United States

International: 

For links to major international conventions and agreements relating to the environment see the Biodiversity subject guide.

Laws & Legislation

International: 

Maps & GIS

Maps: 

NOTE: Use the Library's Online Maps custom Google search engine to locate other environmental maps

  • Arctic environmental atlas (UNEP)
  • Atlas of our changing environment (UNEP) is a group of publications that use a combination of ground photographs, current and historical satellite images, and narrative based on extensive scientific evidence to illustrate how humans have altered their surroundings and continue to make observable and measurable changes to the global environment.
  • TOXMAP environmental health e-maps (United States National Library of Medicine)
  • AIRNow (U.S.) air quality mapping

Websites

Listed here are non-governmental websites that have resources relating to environmental impact assessment. Click on the 'Government information' tab for websites from official sources.