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 - updated September 2018


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: