Environmental Regulations

Res #: 5-23A
Number: 5
Year: 2023
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

WHEREAS the Government of Saskatchewan states in its Growth Plan, “a plan to build a stronger Saskatchewan by growing the agricultural economy; growing the oil, gas, and natural resource economy; building stronger communities by investing in infrastructure.”

WHEREAS the province and municipalities have huge infrastructure deficits.

WHEREAS municipalities that are constructing roads and decreasing their infrastructure deficits are paying large amounts of money to meet the requirements set out in the Environmental Assessment Act, Environmental Management Protection Act, 2010 and Aquatic Habitat Protection Permits.

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to eliminate overregulation around small water bodies and ensure that environmental requirements are consistent across the province.