Newsletter

City Of Surrey Adopts New Ecosystem Protection By-law

The City of Surrey has adopted a new By-law changing the way projects are to be developed within 50 metres of a regulated watercourse or ditch. On September 12, 2016 the City of Surrey adopted its new Ecosystem Protection Measures (Sensitive Ecosystem Development Permit Areas and Zoning By-law Streamside Protection Setbacks). While the Provincial Riparian […]

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Keystone Environmental Pledges Support to “Cassie & Friends”

Keystone Environmental Pledges Support to Cassie & Friends, a charity that supports children and their families who are dealing with childhood rheumatic diseases. In keeping with the Culture of giving that is such a huge part of life at Keystone Environmental, it is our pleasure to announce that we have pledged to continue our support […]

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Keystone Environmental Wins 2016 EMA Award

Last Thursday, Keystone Environmental won the 2016 Environmental Managers Association (EMA) Award for Remediation and Restoration for the Lawson Foreshore Enhancement Project. The project was performed for the District of West Vancouver and consisted of raising the foreshore between Ambleside Pier and Lawson Pier in West Vancouver by 1 m to reduce flooding of Lawson […]

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Squamish Barge Spill

In early April, the Canadian Coast Guard took control of two derelict barges after one barge was found sinking in the Mamquam Blind Channel. After spill containment booms were placed around the vessels, the Coast Guard retained Keystone Environmental to complete a site reconnaissance of the spill area. Keystone Environmental monitored emergency spill response activities […]

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Similkameen River Diesel Spill

In early April 2016, a fuel tanker truck with trailer and pup traveling east on the Crowsnest Highway was involved in a motor vehicle accident, which caused the pup trailer to rupture and veer over the embankment. This resulted in an estimated 26,000 Litres of marked diesel fuel spilling onto a steep slope (grade ~ […]

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Alberta Wildfire Relief Fund

It has been a longstanding tradition at Keystone Environmental to give back to the community, supporting local charities and causes. This tradition is a strong component of our Company Culture and is sustained by the employees of Keystone Environmental and their desire to make a difference in the community and the world. Within days of […]

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Annual reporting to the National Pollutant Release Inventory

Annual reporting to the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) is mandatory under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). The NPRI is Canada’s legislated, publicly accessible online inventory of pollutant releases, including disposals and recycling. Information from the NPRI is used to identify and monitor sources of pollution in Canada, and helps determine whether regulatory action […]

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Annual Reporting Requirements for NPRI

Since 1999, Environment Canada has collected data from Canadian companies regarding the release of known pollutants to air, water and land within Canada. Using the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI), the intent of the inventory is to: Identify pollution prevention priorities; Support the assessment and risk management of chemicals, and air quality modelling; Help develop […]

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Allow Us to Introduce…

Over the course of the last few months Keystone Environmental has added many talented people to our team. From entry level technicians to Team Leaders and Program Directors, we were fortunate enough to attract some very impressive and accomplished individuals with very diverse backgrounds and skill sets. We couldn’t be happier with the folks that have […]

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