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978-0-7798-8085-0
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Approx. 325 pages
1 volume bound
hardcover
2017-11-27
Carswell

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Litigating Canada's Environment: Leading Canadian Environmental Cases By the Lawyers Involved (HC)
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This key environmental law text will provide the reader with a unique focus on leading judicial cases in major environmental law areas including climate change, the intersection of environmental and energy issues, aboriginal rights and the environment, energy facilities (pipeline regulatory decisions), environmental impact assessment, public inquiries and much more.  The chapter authors are the lawyers and legal professionals who were involved in the early stages of each case and throughout the course of the litigation which makes them especially qualified to comment on the material. In each chapter, the authors discuss the broader context of cases and litigation strategy that was used in the case under discussion.  This discussion is an informative and instructional reference for environmental litigators, regulatory lawyers, policy makers, environmental law professors and law students as they work in similar areas and on similar cases.

About the Author

William Tilleman has been a Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench since 2009. He was the first chair of Alberta’s Environmental Appeals Board, and chaired the province’s Energy and Utilities Board, Persons with Developmental Disabilities Appeal Board, and was Acting Chair of the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board. Previously, he was counsel for the Oldman Dam federal Environmental Assessment Panel, and for Parks, Environmental Assessment and Water Board matters in Northern Canada

Alastair Lucas QC, is Professor of Law, Director of the Sustainable Energy Development MSc Program, and former Dean of Law at the University of Calgary.  He is also an Adjunct Professor in the University’s Faculty of Environmental Design and has served as Executive Director of the Canadian Institute of Resources Law, Counsel to the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board and to the Nunavut Water Board, and as an Acting Member of the Alberta

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