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Capital Power and broken promises

The Pembina Institute's Chris Severson-Baker posts on Capital Power's application to renege on a commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions at their Genesee 3 coal-fired power plant. The commitment was part of the original approval to build the power plant.

…allowing companies to renege on environmental commitments made at public hearings once projects are operating would be set a dangerous precedent and completely undermine the credibility of the Alberta approvals process.

Eariler, the Environmental Law Centre's Jason Unger posted on broken promises in the regulatory approvals process and suggested several legal remedies.

Posted July 23, 2010 by AEN

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