The Nose Creek Watershed Partnership will receive $25,000 from a Calgary company that was fined for improper disposal of waste in an incident that happened in 2016.
Alberta's Environment and Parks department says in a media release that Moore's Industrial Services of Calgary was penalized $30,000 for improperly disposing of waste in relation to the investigation of incidents that took place from June 11th to June 13th, 2016. Five other charges under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act against the company have been withdrawn.
Most of the penalty is being directed towards a creative sentencing order, which is where the Nose Creek Watershed Partnership comes into the picture. The partnership includes the City of Airdrie, Rocky View County, the City of Calgary and the Calgary Airport Authority. They, along with the Bow River Basin Council, will receive $25,000 to update and refine the wetland inventory for the Nose Creek Watershed.
The sentence also included a directive to publish details of the offense and how the event led Moore's Industrial Services to develop a water cut-off device that could prevent similar future events from occurring.
Alberta Environment and Parks focuses on education, prevention, and enforcement to ensure all Albertans enjoy a clean and healthy environment. The ministry enforces environmental regulations when individuals or companies fail to comply with legislation.
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