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Managing recreation on public land: How does Alberta compare? 12/11/2015 Have you ever wondered if recreational use of public land is managed differently, and perhaps better, in places other than Alberta? Do you believe that the law is a factor in such differences?   Recreational use of public land...

ELC Comments on Updating Allocation and Change of Purpose Policies in Alberta 12/22/2014   Water is fundamental to both our economy and the environment.  Alberta’s population continues to grow as does its reliance on water supplies. Only through sustaining our environment (both aquatic and terrestrial) will we sustain...

Empowering Municipalities for Environmental Management 6/16/2014   It is the ELC’s view that municipalities have the potential to play a pivotal role in environmental management and protection in Alberta. Municipalities have the authority to control and regulate many private land uses. As well, municipalities have the responsibility for...

ELC Comments on the Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan 1/29/2014   Click here to read the ELC Comments on the Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan.     ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has been seeking strong and effective environmental laws since it was founded in 1982. The ELC...

ELC Comments on Surface Water Quality Guidelines 11/8/2013   Click here to read ELC Comments on Surface Water Quality Guidelines.     ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has been seeking strong and effective environmental laws since it was founded in 1982. The ELC is dedicated to providing credible,...

ELC Comments on the Government of Alberta's "Water Conversation" 3/28/2013   The Government of Alberta's "Water Conversations" are nearly complete (the online workbook is available until April 11th). These conversations have brought up many water management issues.   The ELC is pleased to provide comments regarding these issues and recommends using this...

ELC Comments on Regulating Unconventional Oil and Gas in Alberta Discussion Paper 3/27/2013   Click here to read ELC Comments on Regulating Unconventional Oil and Gas in AlbertaDiscussion Paper.   Click here to read the ERCB Discussion Paper.     ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has been seeking strong and effective environmental...

ELC Comments on the Regulations Designating Physical Activities promulgated under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA, 2012)   Click here to read "ELC Comments on the Regulations Designating Physical Activities promulgated under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA, 2012)."     ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law Centre...