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Current files

Scott Alvin Sproule

Charged is: Scott Alvin Sproule

Court appearance: March 20, 2024, Alberta Court of Justice, Brooks

Date charges laid: September 13, 2023

Date of alleged offences: On or between September 1, 2020, and October 22, 2021

Description of charges laid: Allegedly did: contravene environmental legislation related to commencing or continuing an activity except under an approval; construction of watercourse crossings without providing notice and, without preparing and completing a plan for the works.

Alleged Contraventions: Water Act 142(1)(h), Water (Ministerial) Regulation 4(3), Code of Practice for Watercourse Crossings 3(1), Section 7

Amberg Corp.

Charged is: Amberg Corp.

Court appearance: February 22, 2024, Alberta Court of Justice, Calgary

Date charges laid: May 3, 2023

Date of alleged offences: On or between June 15, 2021 and June 29, 2021; On or about June 15, 2021; June 21, 2021; June 23, 2021; June 26, 2021; June 28, 2021; June 29, 2021 and April 1, 2021

Description of charges laid: Allegedly did: contravene environmental legislation related to providing false and misleading information, providing functions of a third-party assurance provider without the required qualifications, and failing to comply with the rules and requirements set out in the Standard for Validation, Verification and Audit.

Alleged Contraventions: TIER 15(6), 33(f), 7(5) Emissions Management and Climate Resilience Act 44(a), 44(b)

John Andrew Beck

Charged is: John Andrew Beck

Court appearance: March 13, 2024, Alberta Court of Justice, Rocky Mountain House

Date charges laid: April 26, 2023

Date of alleged offences: On or between April 20, 2010 and October 28, 2022

Description of charges laid: Allegedly did: contravene environmental legislation related to unauthorized shoreline modification along the Clearwater River in Clearwater County. The individual is facing 2 charges for contravening the Water Act and 6 charges for contravening the Public Lands Act.

Alleged Contraventions: Water Act 142(1)(h), Public Lands Act 54(1)(a.1), 54(1)(a.2), 54(1)(b), 54(1)(c), 54(1)(e), 54(1)(f)

Concluded files

Information on concluded files: Environmental compliance prosecutions – Concluded files