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Report Urges Governments to Put a Price Tag on Nature

Ducks Unlimited Canada just released a report by Dr. Nancy Olewiler, a
professor of economics and director of the Public Policy Program at Simon
Fraser University in Vancouver that illustrates the economic value of
conservation. For those who think the environment and economy are
co-dependent, this will be of great interest.

Visit the attached link to the report on the Ducks Unlimited website:

http://www.ducks.ca/aboutduc/news/archives/2004/041115.html Read more about Report Urges Governments to Put a Price Tag on Nature

Board’s refusal to hear environmental group’s appeal of water licence decision still unexplained after five months

Southern Alberta Environmental Group
Box 383, Lethbridge AB T1J 3Y7

News Release
November 5, 2004

For Immediate Release

Government Board’s refusal to hear environmental group’s appeal of water licence decision still unexplained after five months. This is not responsible government.

Five months after deciding to dismiss an appeal by the Southern Alberta Environmental Group (SAEG) of an irrigation district water licence amendment, Alberta’s Environmental Appeal Board (the Board) has yet to provide reasons. The Board has informed SAEG that it is “compelled to meet other timelines”. Read more about Board’s refusal to hear environmental group’s appeal of water licence decision still unexplained after five months

Hearing of Abraham Glacier Wellness Resort’s Appeal of Clearwater County’s Decision

A.L.E.R.T.
Media Notice

November 8, 2004

At 9:30 on Tuesday, November 9, 2004, 1006335 Alberta Inc.’s application for Leave (permission) to appeal the County of Clearwater’s decision to refuse a development permit for the Abraham Glacier Wellness Resort which they proposed to build in the Whitegoat Lakes Development Node west of Nordegg will be heard in the Federal Court of Appeal, Room 513 (5th floor) Tower 1, Scotia Place, Edmonton.

Background:

The application for leave states that “the Appellant has grounds to appeal on questions of law or jurisdiction with respect to the said Decision of Read more about Hearing of Abraham Glacier Wellness Resort’s Appeal of Clearwater County’s Decision

Controversial Alberta open-pit coal mine project faces next legal challenge

Conservation groups argue project will destroy sensitive migratory bird habitat

Sierra Legal Defence Fund &#149 Nature Canada &#149 Sierra Club of Canada &#149 Pembina Institute &#149 Jasper Environmental Association &#149 Alberta Wilderness Association
November 2, 2004

EDMONTON, AB – A coalition of Canadian conservation groups announced today that they are launching another legal challenge of the controversial Cheviot Coal Mine Project underway near Jasper National Park, Alberta. The groups argue that the federal government’s recent authorization of the first part of the mine, called the Cheviot Creek Development, should be quashed because it would result in the destruction of sensitive migratory bird habitat – directly contravening the federal Migratory Bird Conventions Act. Read more about Controversial Alberta open-pit coal mine project faces next legal challenge

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