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Impact Assessment (IA) of Wind Energy Projects Utilizing Environment Canada (EC) Guidelines

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Paul Gregoire, Charles Francis, Reg Ejechman, P Geo
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This guideline considers the impacts on “Migratory Birds” and “Species at Risk” in Canada. It also considers impacts to wetlands and bats during site selection, project design, collection of baseline data, and post-construction monitoring. The guideline also outlines factors to consider and information that should be collected and analyzed for inclusion in an environmental impact assessment (EIA).