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The Environmental Law Centre offers the following publications available for download at no charge to you.
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Latest ELC Publications

Agricultural Lands Law and Policy in Alberta by Brenda Heelan Powell
Published: November 14th, 2019
Habitat Law in Alberta: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY by the Environmental Law Centre
Published: October 11th, 2019
Habitat Law in Alberta VOLUME 1: The State of Habitat Laws in Alberta by Rebecca Kauffman
Published: October 11th, 2019
Habitat Law in Alberta VOLUME 2: Barriers to Effective Habitat Management and Protection in Alberta by Brenda Heelan Powell
Published: October 11th, 2019
Habitat Law in Alberta VOLUME 3: Jurisdictional Review of Habitat Laws by Kyra Leuschen
Published: October 11th, 2019
Habitat Law in Alberta VOLUME 4: Recommended Reforms to Habitat Management & Protection Laws in Alberta by Jason Unger
Published: October 11th, 2019
Climate Change and the Law: An Introduction to Adaptation in Alberta by Kyra Leuschen
Published: April 3rd, 2019
Climate Change and the Law: An Introduction to Mitigation in Alberta by Rebecca Kauffman
Published: March 27th, 2019

 

Previous ELC Publications

Climate & Energy Environmental Rights HABITAT
Climate Change and the Law: An Introduction to Adaptation in Alberta

Climate Change and the Law: An Introduction to Mitigation in Alberta

Future Flows: Climate resilience, environmental flows and Alberta’s water law

Energy Consumption and Privacy

Oil Sands Emission Limit under the Climate Change Leadership Plan

Climate Change Legal Roadmap: Carbon Pricing Recommendations for Alberta: Lessons from the Latest Developments in WCI Jurisdictions

Climate Change Legal Roadmap: A Snapshot of Alberta’s Climate Change Law & Policy

Climate Change Legal Roadmap: Methane Reduction under the Climate Change Leadership Plan

2011 – Nuclear Power in the Prairies

2013 – Reclaiming Tomorrow Today: Regulatory timing for abandonment and reclamation of well sites in Alberta

2010 – Seeking the Right Balance: Financial Security for Conservation and Reclamation of Alberta’s Oil Sands Mines

An Environmental Bill of Rights for Alberta

A Road Map for Environmental Rights in Alberta: Rights for a Sustainable Future

The Interaction of Environmental Rights and Property Rights

Environmental Rights:  Module 6 – Rights to a Hearing

Environmental Rights:  Module 5 – Costs in Court and Regulatory Proceedings

Environmental Rights – Module 4: Access to Environmental Information

Environmental Rights Module 3: Citizen Enforcement

Environmental Rights Module 2: Third Party Oversight

Environmental Rights Module 1: Substantive Environmental Rights

Environmental Rights. Phase 1: Do we have the rights we need?

Agricultural Lands Law and Policy in Alberta

Habitat Law in Alberta EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Habitat Law in Alberta VOLUME 1 The State of Habitat Laws in Alberta

Habitat Law in Alberta VOLUME 2 Barriers to Effective Habitat Management and Protection in Alberta

Habitat Law in Alberta VOLUME 3 Jurisdictional Review of Habitat Laws

Habitat Law in Alberta VOLUME 4 Recommended Reforms to Habitat Management & Protection Laws in Alberta

Market based instruments WATER PUBLIC LANDS
Volume 1: An Introduction to Market-Based Instruments & the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

Volume 2: Transfer of Development Credits under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

Volume 3: Conservation Offsets under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

Volume 4: Stewardship Units & the Exchange under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

Market Based Instruments Backgrounder – Overview

Market Based Instruments Property Rights Backgrounder

Market Based Instruments Advanced Property Rights Backgrounder

2015- Conservation Directives: Alberta’s unknown and untested conservation tool

2008 – Legal Aspects of Conservation Easements

Groundwater Policy and Planning in Alberta: a path forward for sustainable groundwater management and protection

2015- In Water We Trust? Engaging Albertans in Restoration and Maintenance of Environmental Flows

2015- In Water We Trust Appendix B ( A Review of Water Market Impacts)

2015- In Water We Trust Appendix A (Alberta Law and Policy for the Protection of Environmental Flows)

2015-In Water We Trust Bibliography
2010 – Consistency and Accountability in Implementing Watershed Plans in Alberta: A jurisdictional review and recommendations for reform

 

2016: Managing recreation on public land: How does Alberta compare? ADDENDUM

2015: Managing recreation on public land: How does Alberta compare?

buyer beware and what lies beneath standing and public participation environmental assessment
2015 – Buyer Beware: Where and how to find environmental information about a property in Alberta
2015 – What Lies Beneath? Access to Environmental Information in Alberta2014 – What Lies Beneath? Access to Environmental Information in Alberta

 

 

2014 – Standing in Environmental Matters

2010 – A Guide to Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making in Alberta

2008 – Municipal Powers, Land Use Planning, and the Environment: Understanding the Public’s Role

1999 – Community Action Materials

 

2015 – Model for Harmonized Provincial Environmental and Sustainability Assessment

2014 – Environmental Assessment & the Canadian Constitution: Substitution and Equivalency

2013 – A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (without annotations)

 

2013 – A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law (Annotated Version)

 

2008 – The ABC’s of Environmental Jurisdiction