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Reclaiming Tomorrow Today (Slides) 2/19/2014   Alberta has a significant number of suspended and abandoned well sites which represent ongoing environmental and fiscal liabilities.  To minimize these liabilities abandonment and reclamation of well sites and related infrastructure needs to occur in a timely fashion.  Unless we promote timelier...

ELC's Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Regulations Designating Physical Activities promulgated under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA, 2012) 5/21/2013   Click here to read the ELC's Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Regulations Designating Physical Activities promulgated under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA, 2012).   ABOUT...

Reclaiming Tomorrow Today: Regulatory timing for abandonment and reclamation of well sites in Alberta 3/15/2013   Tens of thousands of oil and gas wells sit unproductively on the landscape, either suspended or abandoned. These sites reflect an ongoing liability and have continuing impacts on the environment. Few regulatory...

Another government consultation? Why Albertans need to speak up about the new energy regulator. 2/25/2013   Many of you may have missed the most recent news about Alberta’s single energy regulator, just before the Family Day long weekend. The Alberta government issued a press release on Valentine’s Day, announcing 18...

ELC Comments on South Saskatchewan Regional Plan: Feedback on the Advice of the Regional Advisory Council 2/25/2013   Click here to read ELC Comments on South Saskatchewan Regional Plan: Feedback on the Advice of the Regional Advisory Council.   ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has been seeking...