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Environmental groups lose court challenge over fracking water use

Canada - October 29 2014 The British Columbia Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge to decisions of the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) to grant successive…

Alan Harvie

Report cites “multitude of factors” for Lac-Megantic train derailment

Canada - August 29 2014 The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (“TSB”) released an investigation report on August 19 on the Lac-Megantic, Quebec train derailment that resulted in fires and explosions, destroyed much of the town and left 47 people dead.

Poland considers changes to its hydrocarbon licensing scheme (part 2 of 2)

Poland - July 1 2014 Under both the current law and the proposed Act, the Ministry of the Environment has authority to grant and limit licenses. Under the Act, however…

Poland considers changes to its hydrocarbon licensing scheme (part 1 of 2)

Poland - June 30 2014 Poland's parliament is considering amendments to its Geological and Mining Law that will change its hydrocarbon licensing regime. Submitted for…

Three railroad employees charged with criminal negligence in Quebec train derailment

Canada, USA - May 21 2014 The prosecutor’s office for the province of Quebec filed criminal negligence charges relating to the July 6, 2013 derailment of an unattended 72-car…