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2005 September Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Exhibit 1.4— Progress in implementing three integrated management planning initiatives

2005 September Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

September 2005 Report—Chapter 1

Exhibit 1.4—Progress in implementing three integrated management planning initiatives

Criteria

Eastern Scotian Shelf

Beaufort Sea

Pacific North Coast

Comments

Define and assess an area.

Eastern Scotian Shelf—the area is being redefined to full Scotian Shelf.

Beaufort Sea—the area has recently been defined.

Pacific North Coast—the area has recently been redefined, and the assessment has begun.

Engage affected interests.

Eastern Scotian Shelf—extensive consultations have been conducted.

Beaufort Sea—engagement mostly for the purpose of establishing a marine protected area.

Pacific North Coast—consultations with specific groups are ongoing.

Develop an integrated management plan.

Eastern Scotian Shelf—a draft plan has been developed, and consultations are ongoing.

Endorse the plan.

No plans exist.

Implement the plan.

No plans exist.

Monitor, evaluate, report, and revise the plan.

No progress.

Satisfactory progress

Some progress

Limited or no progress