Available to Download

 

Publications Available to Download

 

The Environmental Law Centre offers the following publications available for download at no charge to you.
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2016-2018
 
Groundwater Policy and Planning in Alberta: a path forward for sustainable groundwater management and protection
 

Climate & Energy Environmental Rights Market based instruments
Energy Consumption and Privacy

Oil Sands Emission Limit under the Climate Change Leadership Plan

Climate Change Legal Roadmap: Carbon Pricing Recommendations for Alberta: Lessons from the Latest Developments in WCI Jurisdictions

Climate Change Legal Roadmap: A Snapshot of Alberta’s Climate Change Law & Policy

Climate Change Legal Roadmap: Methane Reduction under the Climate Change Leadership Plan

An Environmental Bill of Rights for Alberta

A Road Map for Environmental Rights in Alberta: Rights for a Sustainable Future
The Interaction of Environmental Rights and Property Rights

Environmental Rights:  Module 6 – Rights to a Hearing

Environmental Rights:  Module 5 – Costs in Court and Regulatory Proceedings

Environmental Rights – Module 4: Access to Environmental Information

Environmental Rights Module 3: Citizen Enforcement

Environmental Rights Module 2: Third Party Oversight

Environmental Rights Module 1: Substantive Environmental Rights

Environmental Rights. Phase 1: Do we have the rights we need?

Volume 1: An Introduction to Market-Based Instruments & the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

Volume 2: Transfer of Development Credits under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

Volume 3: Conservation Offsets under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

Volume 4: Stewardship Units & the Exchange under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

Market Based Instruments Backgrounder – Overview

Market Based Instruments Property Rights Backgrounder

Market Based Instruments Advanced Property Rights Backgrounder

 

2015

 

2016: Managing recreation on public land: How does Alberta compare? ADDENDUM

 

2015: Managing recreation on public land: How does Alberta compare?

 

2015- Conservation Directives: Alberta’s unknown and untested conservation tool

 

2015 – Buyer Beware: Where and how to find environmental information about a property in Alberta

 

2015 – What Lies Beneath? Access to Environmental Information in Alberta

 

2015- In Water We Trust? Engaging Albertans in Restoration and Maintenance of Environmental Flows

 

2015- In Water We Trust Appendix B ( A Review of Water Market Impacts)

 

2015- In Water We Trust Appendix A (Alberta Law and Policy for the Protection of Environmental Flows)

 

2015-In Water We Trust Bibliography

 

2015 – Model for Harmonized Provincial Environmental and Sustainability Assessment

 

2014

 

2014 – Standing in Environmental Matters

 

2014 – What Lies Beneath? Access to Environmental Information in Alberta

 

2014 – Environmental Assessment & the Canadian Constitution: Substitution and Equivalency

 

2013

 

2013 – A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (without annotations)

 

2013 – A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (Annotated Version)

 

2013 – Reclaiming Tomorrow Today: Regulatory timing for abandonment and reclamation of well sites in Alberta

 

Earlier

 

2011 – Nuclear Power in the Prairies

 

2010 – A Guide to Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making in Alberta

 

2010 – Consistency and Accountability in Implementing Watershed Plans in Alberta: A jurisdictional review and recommendations for reform

 

2010 – Seeking the Right Balance: Financial Security for Conservation and Reclamation of Alberta’s Oil Sands Mines

 

2008 – The ABC’s of Environmental Jurisdiction

 

2008 – Legal Aspects of Conservation Easements

 

2008 – Municipal Powers, Land Use Planning, and the Environment: Understanding the Public’s Role

 

1999 – Community Action Materials