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Energy Law Bulletin: The Lower Athabasca Regional Plan: A New Era in the Management of Cumulative Effects

The Lower Athabasca Regional Plan (“LARP”) came into effect on September 1, 2012 and is the first of seven regional plans to be released under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act.  The LARP establishes the new cumulative effects approach to be used in the Lower Athabasca region and provides valuable insight as to how Alberta’s oil sands resources will be managed in the decades to come.

Read the entire bulletin here.


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