Pulp Mills and the Environment: an Annotated Bibliography for Nothern Alberta


Anderson, F.J., N.C. Bonsor et al. The Economic Future of the Forest Products Industry in Northern Ontario. Thunder Bay: Royal Commission on the Northern Environment, 1981. Prepared for the Royal Commission on the Northern Environment by Lakehead University. MICROLOG 83-0302, 3 fiche Covers North American locational trends, markets and prices, manufacturing costs, wood supplies, and economic prospects.

Beak Consultants Ltd. Estimate of Costs for Water Pollution Control Measures in the Pulp and Paper Industry. Ottawa: Water Pollution Control Directorate, 1977. Dated but covers some of the things to be considered.

Beck, James A. Jr., Richard G. Anderson, Glen W. Armstrong and Glenn H. Farrow. Alberta Economic Timber Supply Analysis. Edmonton: Northern Forestry Centre, Canadian Forestry Service, 1988 (revised). An economic timber supply model including: delivered wood cost model, geographically-referenced forest inventory and harvest scheduling model.

Bormann, F. Herbert and Stephen R. Kellert, editors. Ecology, Economics, Ethics: The Broken Circle. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991. Includes chapters on: species diversity and extinction, modern agriculture, environmental values, pollution and waste, and market mechanisms.

Canadian Council on Rural Development. The Relationship of Canada's Forests to Rural Employment and Community Stability. Ottawa: Canadian Council on Rural Development, 1978. An old look at how forestry contributes to rural employment across Canada.

Carroll-Hatch (International) Limited. Market Assessment for Poplar Products. Vancouver: Carroll-Hatch International) Limited, Consulting Engineers, July 1983, 3 volumes. Prepared for Governments of Canada, Alberta, British Columbia. MICROLOG 84-0790, 7 fiche Examined: selected pulp and paper products, wood chips, pulpwood, fiber-board, particle-board, wafer-board, hard-board, veneer and plywood, lumber, energy, chemicals and animal feed for markets in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Coban Institute. Costs of Harvesting Aspen Stands for Energy Production. Edmonton: Coban Institute, 1981. ENFOR Project P-163. MICROLOG 83-2336, 1 fiche ENFOR is an acronym for ENergy from the FORest, a program for renewable energy production from biomass. Based on work done in 1977, it was concluded that wood chips would be competitive with natural gas until 1983. The research found that felling and skidding costs were higher for aspen cut by chain saw rather than a mechanical cutter.

Daly, Herman E. and John B. Cobb Jr. For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989. Rethinking economics and economic policies for the United States.

Daly, Herman E. Economics, Ecology, Ethics: Essays Toward a Steady-State Economy. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1980. Twenty-two essays.

Daly, Herman E. Steady State Economics. Covelo, California: Island Press, 1991. Dealing with non-growth.

Decker, Daniel J. and Gary R. Goff, editors. Valuing Wildlife: Economic and Social Perspectives. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1987. A broad view of wildlife's worth.

Dykeman, Floyd W., editor. Entrepreneurial and Sustainable Rural Communities. Sackville, New Brunswick: Department of Geography, Mount Allison University, 1990. Sixteen papers on the economics of small towns and rural areas including discussions on linking theory and action, community adaptation and innovation, and support systems for development.

Economics Branch, Canadian Forestry Service. Selected Forestry Statistics. Ottawa: Canadian Forestry Service, 1986. Cat. No. Fo29-7/37E. One hundred tables and many figures broken down by province and region. Statistics on forestry resources and management activities, production, export, employment and prices in Canada as well as some information on world trade.

Ekono Consulting Ltd. Study of Chemithermomechanical Pulp (CTMP) Production Potential for Alberta. Edmonton: Canadian Forestry Service, Northern Forestry Center and Department of Forestry, Alberta Forestry, Lands and Wildlife, 1986.

Jacobs, Peter and Barry Sadler. Sustainable Development and Environmental Assessment: Perspectives on Planning for a Common Future. Hull, Quebec: Canadian Environmental Assessment Research Council (CEARC), [1990?]. Ideas from round table discussions held in 1987.

Keating, Michael. Toward a Common Future. A Report on Sustainable Development and its Implications for Canada. Canada: Environment Canada, 1989. DSS cat. no. En 21-83/1989E. A short (47 pages) introduction to the environmental problems facing Canada and some suggested solutions.

Nikiforuk, Andrew and Ed Struzik. The Great Forest Sell-off. The Globe and Mail Report on Business Magazine, volume 6, number 5, pages 57-59, 61, 63-65, 67, 68, November 1989. On overview of forest projects in northern Alberta.

Nystrom, Lee, Kobayashi and Associates. Training Needs Associated with Major Forest Projects in Alberta. Vancouver: The company, April 1988.

Pearce, David, Anil Markandya and Edward B. Barbier. Blueprint for a Green Economy. London: Earthscan, 1989. The authors are from the London Environmental Economics Centre and prepared this information for the U.K. Department of the Environment. The book covers sustainable development, including environmental costs in calculating total economic value, discounting the future, and incentives for environmental improvements.

Phillips, W., D. DePape and L. Ewanyk. A Socioeconomic Evaluation of the Recreational Use of Fish and Wildlife Resources in Alberta, with Particular Reference to the AOSERP Study Area. Volume I: Summary and Conclusions. Edmonton: Alberta Environment and Environment Canada, 1978. Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program Report 43, Project TF 6.1. In 1975-76 at least $608,000 was spent in the Fort McMurray area on consumptive and non-consumptive use of fish and vertebrate wildlife. This estimate excludes non-Albertans, commercial and non-recreational uses of these animals.

Prescott-Allen, Christine and Robert Prescott-Allen. The First Resource: Wild Species in the North American Economy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. Economic values of wildlife, logs, fish, trapping and collecting, medicines, food and industrial products, new domesticated organisms, genetic resources, pollination, pest control and recreation.

Wengert, Eugene M. Utilization and Marketing Opportunities for Alberta Aspen Solid Wood Products. Edmonton: Forestry Canada and Alberta Forestry, Lands and Wildlife, 1988. Catalogue No. FO 42-91/46-1988E. Potentials for other uses of aspen besides pulp: veneer and plywood, furniture blanks and parts, pallet stock, animal bedding, etc.

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