The ELC Blog

The Environmental Law Centre's Consistency and Accountability in Implementing Watershed Plans in Alberta: A jurisdictional review and recommendations for reform is a jurisdictional review focused on comparing law and policy approaches to implementation of collaboratively produced and approved watershed management plans. The review identifies central...

By Kevin Ma Staff Writer - St Albert Gazette January 27, 2010 Thousands of Edmonton and Sturgeon County residents can now speak at a future Heartland power line hearing thanks to a provincial board’s new rules. Epcor and AltaLink want to build a 500-kilovolt double-circuit power line —...

Wondering what's going on with land use planning as it continues down the road to implementation? Ever asked who Alberta's water allocation system is "FIT FIR"? Curious about how the federal Environmental Bill of Rights might affect you? Have questions about how waste from proposed nuclear power developments...

By Cindy Chiasson This week, the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) announced it will provide an enhanced participation process for the proposed Heartland Transmission Project.  The project involves construction of a 500 kilovolt electricity transmission line from south Edmonton to the Fort Saskatchewan region, and is the...