The ELC Blog

How much greenhouse gas does your favorite industrial facility produce?  We would all love to know.  On January 18, 2009, ELC staff lawyers attended a workshop on Alberta Environment’s Specified Gas Reporting Program.  There is a program?  Yes, in fact, Alberta has much greenhouse gas...

By Cindy Chiasson Question Will the Environmental Law Centre prepare a brief report on the current performance of the Land-use Framework, future considerations and recommendations for the Alberta government and Cabinet? Answer The Centre has been following the Land-use Framework initiative from its beginning, and we have provided ongoing...

The Alberta Government is considering amendments to water allocation and water licence transfer systems in the province. This review is being driven by issues of overallocation of water in some areas of the province and the economic and environmental issues that overallocation has caused. Jason Unger,...

How to compete with the international stage?  While all eyes were on Copenhagen, the federal Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development agreed to report Bill C-311 back to Parliament without amendment.  The December 8th report means that the House of Commons could vote on...