The Audit examines the state of the NWT’s environment, cumulative impact monitoring, and the regulatory regime. Read the details of the MVLWB perspectives on the 2010 NWT Environmental Audit. Featuring quotes from two MVLWB Chairs, this news release outlines the Board’s points of view on the second NWT Environmental Audit. The audit is carried out every five years under Part 6 of the MVRMA.
This determination, made in August by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Board pursuant to section 98 of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, clarifies land use permitting authorities within city limits, ensuring that anyone undertaking work which requires a permit for land use knows who is responsible for issuing which permit. For more information about this determination, visit this handy
The latest edition of the Newsletter of the Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley features articles about various aspects of our regulatory work and a summary of permit, licence, and plan activities.
The Draft Engagement Policy and the Draft Guidelines for Applicants and Holders of Water Licences and Land Use Permits address concerns raised by Aboriginal governments/organizations and applicants to the regulatory process respecting consultation and engagement.
Applicants and holders of water licences and land use permits will now need to refer to the Standards for Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Submissionsand the Document Submission Standards when submitting applications, plans, reports, GIS data, and other material related to their developments.
The Draft Guide to the Land Use Permitting Process outlines the Land and Water Boards’ requirements regarding land use permit applications and related submissions. Please submit your comments to Angela Plautz email@example.com by May 31, 2012 using the Comment Table which is attached to the Request for R