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Standing in Environmental Matters 3/3/2015   This is a comprehensive report on “standing”:  the legal status necessary to receive a hearing from a court or an administrative board or tribunal that holds hearings. The purposes of this report are to:   Provide an informative update on the law of...

What Lies Beneath? Buyer Beware It’s every homeowner’s nightmare: You buy a home, move in, then find out there’s an abandoned gas well beneath, leaking and contaminating your property.   Think it can’t happen to you? It can. According to the Energy Resources Conservation Board in November 2012 over...

Standing in Environmental Matters 12/22/2014   This is a comprehensive report on “standing”:  the legal status necessary to receive a hearing from a court or an administrative board or tribunal that holds hearings. The purposes of this report are to:   Provide an informative update on the law of...

ELC's Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Regulations Designating Physical Activities promulgated under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA, 2012) 5/21/2013   Click here to read the ELC's Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Regulations Designating Physical Activities promulgated under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA, 2012).   ABOUT...

A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (Annotated Version) 1/21/2013   The ELC presents A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (Annotated Version).   The Model Law incorporates environmentally sound principles, enabling sustainable decision-making to become part of Canada’s landscape. This version of the Model Law provides background discussion and commentary...

A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (without annotations) 1/21/2013   The ELC presents A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (without annotations).   The Model Law incorporates environmentally sound principles, enabling sustainable decision-making to become part of Canada’s landscape.   A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (without annotations)   The Environmental Law Centre extends its...