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Proposed woodland caribou recovery strategy violates SARA

Proposed woodland caribou recovery strategy violates SARA

The federal government’s draft woodland caribou recovery strategy — released last week, four years overdue — is illegal and fails on multiple fronts to comply with requirements under the Species at Risk Act, Ecojustice said.

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Alberta Utilities Commission faces court challenge over Milner coal plant expansion

Alberta Utilities Commission faces court challenge over Milner coal plant expansion

Calgary - Ecojustice and the Pembina Institute are taking the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to court over its decision to grant Maxim Power Corp’s coal plant expansion interim approval without a public hearing.  As the AUC itself made clear, the expedited approval was given in a blatant attempt to beat the federal government’s deadline for new […]

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Federal Court overturns Minister Kent’s decision not to protect woodland caribou

Federal Court overturns Minister Kent’s decision not to protect woodland caribou

The federal Environment Minister’s “out of the blue” decision not to recommend emergency protection for woodland caribou in northeastern Alberta ignored scientific evidence and must be set aside, a Federal Court has determined.

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