Water

By Jessica Earle ctvedmonton.ca March 1, 2010 On Monday afternoon, lawyers made opening statements in what's expected to be a lengthy trial looking into the role Canada's largest single-source oil producer played in the deaths of 1,600 ducks. Syncrude entered a not guilty plea to both provincial and federal...

Is someone proposing an industrial or other significant project in your community? How are environmental impact assessments (EIAs) conducted in Alberta? How can you get involved in the environmental impact assessment process? On February 18th, Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel of the Environmental Law Centre, discussed EIAs...

The Regional Director of Alberta Environment has authorized an activity to take place in your area. You disagree with the approach taken by the Director. What recourse do you have? On February 11th Jason Unger, Staff Counsel with the Environmental Law Centre, discussed appeals of the...

Is someone proposing an industrial or other significant project in your community? How are environmental impact assessments conducted in Alberta? How can you get involved in the environmental impact assessment process? The short answer is that Alberta Environment regulates environmental aspects of many activities under the...

The Environmental Law Centre's Consistency and Accountability in Implementing Watershed Plans in Alberta: A jurisdictional review and recommendations for reform is a jurisdictional review focused on comparing law and policy approaches to implementation of collaboratively produced and approved watershed management plans. The review identifies central...

How are decisions made to authorize industrial operations in Alberta? Who gets to use water and how? How can you get involved in those types of decisions? The short answer is that Alberta Environment regulates environmental aspects of many industrial activities under the Environmental Protection...

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,...