Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Environmental Appeal Board
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
The Environmental Appeal Board was created as an independent agency in 1981 under the Environmental Management Act. The Board is a quasi-judicial regulatory agency which hears appeals related to several environmental statutes. It replaced the Pesticide Control Appeal Board, Pollution Control Board, and appeals made to cabinet under the Water Act and Wildlife Act.
The Board hears appeals from administrative decisions under several different environmental statutes which have changed over time. As of 2020, this included the: Environmental Management Act; Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act; Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act; Integrated Pest Management Act; Mines Act; Water Sustainability Act; Water Users’ Community Act; and Wildlife Act.