Jessica Ernst Loses Landmark Supreme Court Case Against Alberta Fracking Regulator in 5-4 …

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled Jessica Ernst can’t sue the powerful and controversial Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) over alleged violations of her Charter rights. The split ruling Friday — five justices rejected her claim, with four supporting it — is a setback for the protection of groundwater and the rights of landowners dealing with provincial energy regulators, often funded or captured by industry interests, say many critics and lawyers.

https://www.desmog.ca/2017/01/14/jessica-ernst-loses-landmark-supreme-court-case-against-alberta-fracking-regulator-5-4-ruling

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