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Environmental groups denied standing on water appeals 4/25/2013   An appeal by Alberta Wilderness Association, Water Matters and Trout Unlimited ended when the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench found that the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) cannot grant “public interest standing” under the provincial Water Act. The groups sought to challenge a change to the purpose of water licenses that will allow Irrigation...

ELC Comments on the Government of Alberta's "Water Conversation" 3/28/2013   The Government of Alberta's "Water Conversations" are nearly complete (the online workbook is available until April 11th). These conversations have brought up many water management issues.   The ELC is pleased to provide comments regarding these issues and recommends using this...

ELC Comments on Regulating Unconventional Oil and Gas in Alberta Discussion Paper 3/27/2013   Click here to read ELC Comments on Regulating Unconventional Oil and Gas in AlbertaDiscussion Paper.   Click here to read the ERCB Discussion Paper.     ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has been seeking strong and effective environmental...

ELC Comments on Surface Water Quality Management Framework for the Lower Athabasca Regional River 1/24/2013   Click here to read ELC Comments on Surface Water Quality Management Framework for the Lower Athabasca Regional River.   ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has been seeking strong and effective environmental...

Back on the Omnibus with Bill C-45: Another Omnibus Budget Bill Drives More Change to Federal Environmental Law 11/6/2012   Click here to read Back on the Omnibus with Bill C-45: Another Omnibus Budget Bill Drives More Change to Federal Environmental Law.     ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE: The Environmental Law...