Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Tag

[caption id="attachment_2290" align="alignright" width="300"] Gerry Protti at Green Regs & Ham, Calgary, 2014[/caption] Last week, over 100 environmental nonprofit leaders, regulatory lawyers and industry representatives gathered together to enjoy Green Regs & Ham in Calgary. This second-annual event featured Gerry Protti, Chair of the Alberta Energy...

This week, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench issued a ruling on public engagement in environmental decision-making in Pembina Institute v. Alberta (Environment and Sustainable Resources Development), 2013 ABQB 567. While the decision is noteworthy because it found that Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development...

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...

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 Bowman, Staff Counsel of the Environmental Law Centre, discussed EIAs...

The Regional Director of Alberta Environment has authorized an activity to take place in your area. You disagree with the approach taken by the Director. What recourse do you have? On February 11th Jason Unger, Staff Counsel with the Environmental Law Centre, discussed appeals of the...

How are decisions made to authorize industrial operations in Alberta? Who gets to use water and how? How can you get involved in those types of decisions? The short answer is that Alberta Environment regulates environmental aspects of many industrial activities under the Environmental Protection and...

Is someone proposing an industrial or other significant project in your community? How are environmental impact assessments conducted in Alberta? How can you get involved in the environmental impact assessment process? The short answer is that Alberta Environment regulates environmental aspects of many activities under the...

How are decisions made to authorize industrial operations in Alberta? Who gets to use water and how? How can you get involved in those types of decisions? The short answer is that Alberta Environment regulates environmental aspects of many industrial activities under the Environmental Protection...