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Property rights & environmental protection: Conflict or confluence (Webinar)

Jan 18 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

What does our legal history have to say about our property rights? When do we move from confluence to conflict in reaching environmental objectives on our land? Is there a place for the “public interest” on private property?

The Alberta Government has recently struck a task force to consult with landowners regarding property rights. Undoubtedly this is in response to concerns raised around the impact of the Alberta Land Stewardship Act (and other laws) on a landowner’s property rights. Read more about Property rights & environmental protection: Conflict or confluence (Webinar)

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Environmental Law Centre News Brief on Administrative Law

The latest issue of the Environmental Law Centre's News Brief is a primer on "administrative law":

Ever wondered who governs the government? Need to know how to challenge a decision made by an administrative board (like the ERCB, for example)? If so, the new issue of News Brief - Vol. 26 No.4 - is a must-read.

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Alberta Land Stewardship Act: Digging Deeper (Webinar)

Nov 23 2011 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Alberta Land Stewardship Act (ALSA), which provides the legal framework for the province’s new land use planning and management system, has been in effect for two years. During that time, a first regional plan has been released in draft form, with a second soon to follow, and the first ALSA regulations have been enacted. Read more about Alberta Land Stewardship Act: Digging Deeper (Webinar)

Media Release

Alberta Utilities Commission fails to protect public interest with final coal plant approval

CALGARY — Today's final decision by the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to approve a coal plant expansion proposed by Maxim Power Corp. represents a serious failure by the AUC to safeguard the public interest that could undermine upcoming federal greenhouse gas regulations, according to two of Canada's leading environmental groups. Read more about Alberta Utilities Commission fails to protect public interest with final coal plant approval

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ELC News Brief Vol. 26 No. 2

ELC News Brief Vol. 26 No. 2 is now available to view or download from the Environmental Law Centre website. The issue's theme is Alberta's South Saskatchewan region.

Contents

  • Grasslands Management
  • Recreation & Water
  • Water Transfers
  • Contaminated Land Regulation
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Nuclear Power - How is it Regulated? (Webinar)

Jul 4 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Are you wondering how nuclear power facilities are regulated in Canada? Are you confused about how provincial and federal environmental laws apply to nuclear power facilities? Join Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel, for a discussion of how nuclear power facilities are regulated in Canada and how Alberta and Saskatchewan laws may be applied to nuclear power proposals. This is a FREE webinar, funded by the Alberta and Saskatchewan Law Foundations. Click on the link below to RSVP. Thank you for your attention and response. We hope you'll join us on July 4th! Sincerely, Leah Or Read more about Nuclear Power - How is it Regulated? (Webinar)r
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Webinar: Nuclear Power - How is it regulated?

Jul 4 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you wondering how nuclear power facilities are regulated in Canada? Are you confused about how provincial and federal environmental laws apply to nuclear power facilities? 

Join Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel, for a discussion of how nuclear power facilities are regulated in Canada and how Alberta and Saskatchewan laws may be applied to nuclear power proposals.

This is a free webinar, funded by the Alberta and Saskatchewan Law Foundations. Read more about Webinar: Nuclear Power - How is it regulated?

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