Pembina ruling shines spotlight on need for reform

Pembina ruling shines spotlight on need for reform

10/4/2013

This week, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench issued a ruling on public engagement in environmental decision-making in Pembina Institute v. Alberta (Environment and Sustainable Resources Development), 2013 ABQB 567. While the decision is noteworthy because it found that Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) breached all the elements of the duty of procedural fairness, it’s more important because it emphasizes the long-standing need to reform Alberta’s legislation on public involvement in environmental regulation.

Read “Pembina ruling shines spotlight on need for reform” on the ELC blog.

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