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Comments on the Draft Land-Use Framework

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The Environmental Law Centre's has published comments on the Draft Land-Use Framework (LUF) and a one page summary of our comments. These are available on our website at www.elc.ab.ca. This may be of interest to those of you providing comments to the government on the Draft LUF. The public comment period closes on June 20 and everyone is encouraged to provide input.

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Posted June 19, 2008 by Anonymous

Public access to oil sands documents

The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) is hosting a range of oil sands documents requested by Martha Kostuch under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Public access to the documents is available through the ELC's library, which is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 am-12:00 noon and 1:00-4:30 pm (noon hour access available by prior arrangement). Read more »

Posted February 6, 2008 by Anonymous

ELC Comments on Bill 46 Amendments

The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) is pleased to provide its comments on the Government's amendments to Bill 46. These comments, along with the July 11, 2007 comments of the ELC in respect of the Bill as initially introduced, can be found on the ELC's website at www.elc.ab.ca.

Posted December 4, 2007 by russ

Environmental Law Centre's Comments on Bill 1: The Lobbyists Act

The Environmental Law Centre's (ELC) mission is to ensure that laws, policies, and legal processes protect the environment. In pursuit of this mission the ELC regularly provides comments and recommendations to government and administrative bodies in relation to law and policy development. These comments can be found on the ELC website at www.elc.ab.ca.

Most AEN members have probably already received e-mails regarding Bill 1, the Lobbyists Act, and seen the concerns expressed about the possible effects on voluntary and non-profit organizations. The ELC has made a submission to the Government Services Committee regarding the particular effects that Bill 1 will likely have on environmental organizations (which will be significant) - the submission can be viewed by following the link below:

http://www.elc.ab.ca/ims/client/upload/Comment%20on%20Bill%201%20-%20Lob... Read more »

Posted September 11, 2007 by Anonymous

Comments on Water for Life Strategy renewal and the proposed Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy for the Burrowing Owl

The Environmental Law Centre's (ELC) mission is to ensure that laws, policies, and legal processes protect the environment. In pursuit of this mission the ELC regularly provides comments and recommendations to government and administrative bodies in relation to law and policy development. These comments can be found on the ELC website at www.elc.ab.ca.

The ELC has recently commented on the renewal of the Alberta Water for Life strategy and the proposed Recovery Strategy for the Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) under the federal Species at Risk Act. Read more »

Posted September 7, 2007 by Anonymous

Environmental Law Centre 25th Anniversary

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Featuring keynote speaker Preston ManningJoin the Environmental Law Centre to celebrate its 25th anniversary, at a dinner on May 24, 2007 at the Royal Glenora Club in Edmonton. Event details are available on the ELC’s website at www.elc.ab.ca. Tickets for ENGOs are available at the reduced rate of $40 per ticket; please request this price when placing your order.

Environmental Law Centre Open House Reception

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
The Board of Directors and Staff of the Environmental Law Centre cordially invite you to join us for an Open House Reception. Wednesday, December 13, 20064:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.Please note our new location at the Baker Centre, and if arriving after 5:30, enter the building through the doors located at the south entrance.Environmental Law Centre800, 10025 – 106 StreetEdmonton, AB T5J 1G4 Please RSVP by Monday, December 11, 2006Phone: (780) 424-5099 Fax: (780) 424-5133 Toll Free: 1-800-661-4238E-mail: elc [at] elc [dot] ab [dot] ca

New ELC Publication - Brownfield Redevelopment in Alberta: Analysis and Recommended Reforms

Brownfield Redevelopment in Alberta: Analysis and Recommended Reforms (August 2006) by Jodie Hierlmeier is now available for purchase from the Enviromental Law Centre.

This report provides an overview of the brownfields issue within Alberta and examines existing barriers and gaps in Alberta's legislation which prevent brownfields from being redeveloped. The report also reviews selected case studies of brownfield projects in Alberta and strategies used in other jurisdictions, particularly Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia, to facilitate the reuse of brownfield sites. The report concludes with recommendations for law and policy reform. Read more »

Posted August 25, 2006 by russ

Environmental Law Centre & Environmental Appeals Board Reception

The Environmental Law Centre and Environmental Appeals Board are pleased to invite you to a reception following the Centre’s Annual General Meeting. Join us to socialize and hear about the Centre’s future directions.

Dr. Steve Hrudey, EAB Chair, will present information on the Board’s approach to environmental appeals at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 8, 2006

Office of Environmental Appeals Board 306 - 10011 109 Street Edmonton AB T5J 3S8 Read more »

Posted May 31, 2006 by russ

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