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ELC Submission Re: Advice to the Government Regarding a Vision for the Lower Athabasca Region (RAC Recommendations) 10/12/2010   Click here to read the ELC's Submission Re: Advice to the Government Regarding a Vision for the Lower Athabasca Region (RAC Recommendations)     ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has...

Navigable waters protection update 5/4/2010   A few months ago we posted about the Ministerial Order under the federal Navigable Waters Protection Act – ("Are Canadian Waterways Subject to Public Rights”) where we noted that this seemed to be a step away from treating all waterways equally in Alberta and Canada. ...

Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making in Alberta - Part III (Slides) 2/24/2010   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...

Deciding Factor: The mandate to protect public interest tests the resolve of regulators 2/6/2010   Published in Alberta Oil Magazine, February, 2010 By Cindy Chiasson, Executive Director, Environmental Law Centre   Give yourself a few minutes’ break to indulge in a little imagination. Picture yourself as a member of one of the most...