Environment

Protecting the environment is a core value for Alton Natural Gas Storage LP.

The project has completed two comprehensive Environmental Assessments following extensive studies and consultation as well as a Mi’kmaq-led independent science review that enhanced environmental protection.

Alton’s research, monitoring and environmental protections for the Shubenacadie River estuary are explained in a detailed presentation:


Read about the published research in the Transactions of the American Fisheries Society on the early life history of Striped bass in the Shubenacadie.

Learn more about the research:



More information can be viewed here, including results from salinity testing on Striped bass, the project’s two Environmental Assessments, the industrial approval, project monitoring, and aquatic species monitoring plans: