Effective immediately, the ELC offices will be open shorter hours of 9 am to 2 pm and with limited staff in the office to allow us to adhere to the government’s request to socially distance, while still maintaining a productive team and helping create a safe and stable environment for everyone.
Most staff will be offsite, but this does not mean we are unavailable. We will continue to serve our community through virtual meetings and all staff can be reached by phone and email.
We are all working and are here to help if you need a hand or have any questions!
Upon written or online request, the Environmental Law Centre will search a computer data base for the history of enforcement actions taken against a company or individual. It specifically reviews enforcement action taken by the Environmental Regulatory Service of Alberta Environment under the Alberta Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, and its predecessor legislation, the Hazardous Chemicals Act, Agriculture Chemicals Act, Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act, dating back to 1971, and/or pursuant to the Water Act from 1999 onwards.
With each search you will receive:
Not included is information on clean up orders under the Litter Act or Environmental Protection Orders respecting unsightly property under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. These may be available from the local municipality.
Since November 12, 1996 the Environmental Law Centre has offered the ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT HISTORICAL SEARCH SERVICE. This search service is a valuable source of information for anyone involved in:
The Environmental Law Centre will prepare specialized research reports (such as: all prosecutions since 1993) for $150.
Actual copies of orders are available from the Environmental Law Centre.
For details on how to contact other sources of environmental enforcement information in Alberta, contact the Environmental Law Centre at (780) 424-5099, 1-800-661-4238 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time to complete: within 3 business days.
Searches can be submitted by secure credit card payment only online, or by mail with a cheque. Payment must accompany mailed search requests.
Environmental Law Centre
#410, 10115 100a Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 2W2
For questions, call 1-800-661-4238 or e-mail email@example.com.