Category Archives: Environmental

Majority of the Court of Appeal Confirms Chief Justice Wittmann’s Redwater Decision

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Majority of the Court of Appeal Confirms Chief Justice Wittmann’s Redwater Decision Case Commented On: Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited, 2017 ABCA 124 (CanLII) The background to this case is discussed in my post … Continue reading

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Do Comparisons Between Tobacco and Climate Change Liability Withstand Scrutiny?

By: Martin Olszynski, Sharon Mascher, and Meinhard Doelle PDF Version: Do Comparisons Between Tobacco and Climate Change Liability Withstand Scrutiny? Research Commented On: “From Smokes to Smokestacks: Lessons from Tobacco for the Future of Climate Change Liability” (2017) Geo Envtl L Rev … Continue reading

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The Expert Panel Report on Federal Environmental Assessment: Discretion, Transparency, and Accountability

By: Shaun Fluker and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: The Expert Panel Report on Federal Environmental Assessment: Discretion, Transparency, and Accountability Report Commented On: Expert Panel on the Review of Federal Environmental Assessment Processes, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment … Continue reading

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Federal Environmental Assessment Re-Envisioned to Regain Public Trust – The Expert Panel Report

By Arlene Kwasniak PDF Version: Federal Environmental Assessment Re-Envisioned to Regain Public Trust – The Expert Panel Report Report Commented On: Expert Panel on the Review of Federal Environmental Assessment Processes, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment in … Continue reading

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Jurisdictional Matters Concerning Environmental Protection Orders Under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Jurisdictional Matters Concerning Environmental Protection Orders Under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Case Commented On: Director (EAP) v Alberta (Provincial Court), 2017 ABQB 3 (CanLII) During April and May of 2010 a significant gasoline spill … Continue reading

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