Fighting for “polluter pays principle” at Supreme Court

Representing Friends of the Earth before the Supreme Court of Canada, Ecojustice argued that insolvent corporations cannot shift the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination to the taxpayer. Continue reading Fighting for “polluter pays principle” at Supreme Court

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 […] Continue reading Alberta Utilities Commission faces court challenge over Milner coal plant expansion