NEIA SPEAKER SERIES:
Date: 11 Mar. 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Location: NEIA’s Board Room at 90 O’Leary Ave
Presenter: Chris Feetham, Senior Compliance Promotion Officer, Environment Canada
Title: Environment Canada’s Regulations of Interest to the Energy Sector
Mr. Feetham’s session will touch on some high level considerations, including the need for environmental protection; a legal Context of environmental regulations; risk management & compliance promotion; risk management instruments; and Canada as a world class regulator. The talk will then provide specific examples of regulations and their application of relevance to the energy sector in Atlantic Canada.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Chris Feetham is the Senior Compliance Promotion Officer with Environment Canada-Atlantic Region. He works on regulation development and compliance promotion in the Chemicals, Transportation and Energy sectors. His work also includes technology assessment and program governance in conjunction with other federal government departments. He has 35 years experience in energy systems, environmental accounting and sustainable development and has worked in private industry, as a consultant and for all levels of government in Canada. He holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics, a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, and a Masters of Business Administration. He is actively involved in the governance of the engineering profession via various committees of Engineers Nova Scotia, Engineers Canada and the World Federation of Engineering Organizations. He is a Fellow of Engineers Canada.