A list of links to on-line articles and documents relevant to Provincial Environmental Legislation in Alberta is provided below.
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Blakes Overview of Environmental Law and Regulation in Alberta - 2003, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Canadian Environmental Law in 1999 â€“ Alberta, by David Stanford and Roger Chouinard, McCarthy TÃ©trault.
â€œIn 1999, the Government of Alberta continued its effort to simplify certain bureaucratic or duplicate procedures as well as its efforts to make environmental legislation and regulation more comprehensive.â€�
Pesticides (FAQ 6) (pdf format), Environmental Law Centre, December 1998
Spill Reporting (FAQ 12) (pdf format), Environmental Law Centre, December 1998
â€œI have discovered there is some contamination on my propertyâ€¦Do I have to report it and if so, to whom?â€�
Landfills (FAQ 11) (pdf format), Environmental Law Centre, December 1998
The Tide Changes on Water Management, by Stephania Luciuk, Vantage-Winter 1999 Environmental Law Bulletin, MacCleod Dixon.
â€œWater management in Alberta is changing. Effective January 1, 1999, the new Water Act created a new water management regime in the province which is likely to affect most water consumers to varying degrees.â€�
Water Rights (FAQ 9) (pdf format), Environmental Law Centre, revised June 2001
Do It With Less Flare-Alberta Changes its Upstream Petroleum Flaring Requirements, by Alan Harvie, Vantage-Fall 1999 Environmental Law Bulletin, MacCleod Dixon.
â€œOperators of natural gas wells with flares in Alberta should be prepared to follow some new rules and to open their pocketbooks.â€�
Gas Wells and Seismic (FAQ 1) (pdf format), Environmental Law Centre, December 1998
Regional Sustainable Development Strategy For The Athabasca Oil Sands Area, by Alberta Environment - Northeast Boreal Region, July 1999
â€œDeveloped in partnership with regional stakeholders, the strategy provides a framework and process for addressing the areas's growing number of environmental issues, and for ensuring development is environmentally sustainable.â€�
Well Licensee the Likely Target of an Environmental Protection Order, by Sean Korney, MacCleod Dixon
â€œSarg Oils Ltd. ("Sarg") and its President and principal shareholder Sergius Mankow ("Mankow") recently learned a hard environmental lesson on behalf of the oil and gas industry -- always ensure that your well licence transfers are registered.â€�