Environmental, Energy and Resources Law - Feb, 2012
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The Ontario Ministry of Energy officially launched its scheduled review of the Feed-in Tariff program today. The review comes two years into the FIT program and on the heels of a tight election [read more]
On June 21, the Ontario Court of Appeal rejected the application by Ian Hanna for leave to appeal the Divisional Court's dismissal of his challenge of Ontario's wind project regulations.
As [read more]
Wind Concerns Ontario plans to appeal the Ontario Divisional Court's decision to dismiss Ian Hanna's challenge of the province's wind turbine regulations.
On Thursday, March 3, the [read more]
Following Tuesday's throne speech, the Alberta government released it's 2011-2012 budget on Thursday. The budget has been the source of much anticipation, with the recent announcement by premier [read more]
The Ontario Power Authority has awarded 40 new contracts for more than 872 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy under the FIT Program. The latest offers follow the completion of the second phase of [read more]
Bill C-300 (the "Bill"), titled An Act Respecting Corporate Accountability for the Activities of Mining, Oil or Gas in Developing Countries, was defeated in the House of Commons on October [read more]
BC's Clean Energy Act received royal assent on June 3, 2010. As previously reported, the Clean Energy Act revamps the province's energy laws to achieve a long list of objectives, including [read more]
On April 28, the government of British Columbia announced the introduction of a new Clean Energy Act. According to the press release, the Clean Energy Act "sets the foundation for a new future [read more]
The Toronto Star is reporting that Danish wind turbine giant Vestas may be considering establishing manufacturing facilities in Ontario. Vestas representatives are rumoured to have scouted Hamilton, [read more]
The Alberta Government's Provincial Energy Strategy, unveiled on December 11, 2008, charts the future of Alberta's global role in energy conservation and production. The Provincial Energy [read more]
As a result of guilty pleas entered in Alberta and British Columbia on Monday, CN will pay a total of $1.8 million, much of which will directly benefit environmental organizations in those provinces [read more]
Ontario's Environment Minister has approved the Ontario Tire Stewardship's February plan for used tire collection and processing, six years after the filing of Regulation 84/03, designating [read more]
The Alberta Government announced its 2009 Budget yesterday. Reading through the many pages of the document, it is clear that climate change is a priority for both the Department of Energy and for [read more]
The Minister of the Environment, Jim Prentice, issued a statement on March 31, 2009 regarding the release of the audit by the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development on the Air [read more]
Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, announced today that the government will introduce new regulations to limit greenhouse gas emissions from the automotive sector. The new regulations, [read more]
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