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Environmental Advisory Council

The Environmental Advisory Council is a group of individuals appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council to advise the Minister responsible for the environment on environmental matters.  Secretarial services for the Council are provided by staff of the Department of Communities, Land and Environment.


Members
 

 Richard Davies, Belle River - Chair

 Lokesh Garg, Charlottetown
 Ron Maynard, Tyne Valley
 Darlene Moore, Northam
 Arthur Smith, Stratford 

 

 Dean Stewart, Summerside - Vice Chair 

 Paul Gallant, Souris West
 Wayne Gallant, Summerside
 Irene Dawson, Cornwall
 Nick Webb, O'Leary





Terms of Reference

The Council's responsibilities are broadly described in the Environmental Protection Act. The following terms of reference were developed and approved by the Minister to better define the Environmental Advisory Council's mandate:


  1. to advise the Minister responsible for the environment on matters referred to council by the Minister or the public under the Environmental Protection Act,
  2. to report annually to the Minister on submissions received, research conducted, investigations undertaken and recommendations made under the Environmental Protection Act,
  3. to advise the Minister on environmental matters related to activities in relation to the Provincial Conservation Strategy,
  4. to make recommendations to the Minister on conservation or environmental improvement awards.
  5. to make recommendations to the Minister respecting opportunities for environmental improvement or protection programs or projects,
  6. to recommend to the Minister public education projects or programs,
  7. to make recommendations to the Minister respecting support for community, private and non-government programs and projects,
  8. to advise the Minister on legislative proposals as they relate to environmental protection and enhancement,
  9. to advise the Minister on such matters as she may direct, and 
  10. to perform such functions as may be provided by regulations under subsection 4(2)(b) of the Environmental Protection Act.


Annual Reports

 Environmental Advisory Council Annual Report 2011

 Environmental Advisory Council Annual Report 2012

 Environmental Advisory Council Annual Report 2013

 Environmental Advisory Council Annual Report 2014


Publications

 Biomass Heat on Prince Edward Island:  A Pathway Forward

 Planning for a Sustainable Future: A Time for Questions

 Principles of Sustainable Development, March 2013

 

Prince Edward Island Environmental Advisory Council
11 Kent Street, PO Box 2000 Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island
Canada C1A 7N8
Environmental Advisory Council Logo Île-du-Prince-Édouard Conseil consultatif sur l’environnement
11, rue Kent, C.P. 2000 Charlottetown
Île-du-Prince-Édouard
Canada C1A 7N8

 

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