Single energy regulator bill a poor deal for Alberta’s environment

Single energy regulator bill a poor deal for Alberta’s environment

11/1/2012

 
Last week, the Alberta government introduced Bill 2, the Responsible Energy Development Act, which is intended to create aone window regulator that will “improve the energy regulation system for landowners, industry and the environment.” While this new regulator would address energy development from initial applications to reclamation, it should be noted that this is not a cradle to grave initiative, as the process of issuing mineral rights is not included.
 
Why is government making this change?
 
Read “Single energy regulator bill a poor deal for Alberta’s environment” on the ELC blog.
 
 


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