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:

Research, Monitoring and Environmental Protections on the Shubenacadie River Estuary July 2017

Ongoing monitoring for Alton led by researchers at Dalhousie University represents nearly 10 years of scientific study on the Shubenacadie River estuary, the most extensive study ever conducted of the estuary.

Learn more about the research:



More information can be viewed here, including the project’s two Environmental Assessments, the industrial approval, project monitoring, and aquatic species monitoring plans: