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Charged Is: The Town of Bow Island and Ryan Jeffery Sanderson

Next Court Appearance: July 21, 2020 in Medicine Hat Provincial Court

Date Charges Laid: February 11, 2020

Date Of Alleged Offences: Variously, on or between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2017

Description: Allegedly did: fail to monitor potable water in a waterworks system; fail to immediately report a contravention of the Code of Practice for a Waterworks System Consisting Solely of a Water Distribution System; fail to immediately report any structural or equipment malfunction in the waterworks system that may affect the quality or supply of potable water; provide false or misleading information; fail to obtain water samples and submit the samples for physical, microbiological, radiological or chemical analysis by an approved laboratory in accordance with the applicable code of practice.

Contraventions: Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 227(a)(b)(e); Environmental Protection and Enhancement (Miscellaneous) Act 9(b)


Charged Is: Superior Concrete Systems Ltd., Loutfi Aboumrad, Alberta Chrome & Grinding (2001) Ltd., Ziad El-Bittar, Amara Investment Corp., Hussein Amery

Next Court Appearance: July 13, 2020 in Calgary Provincial Court

Date Charges Laid: March 14, 2019

Date Of Alleged Offences: Variously - between April 1, 2017 and April 13, 2017; between April 1, 2017 and May 4, 2017; between May 2, 2017 and September 26, 2017

Description: Allegedly did: improper disposal of waste; transport, store, treat or dispose of hazardous waste without a manifest; release or permit the release of a substance into the environment that may cause, is causing or has caused an adverse effect; failed to report a release; consigned or transported hazardous waste without a manifest; knowingly, or otherwise, provided false or misleading information.

Contraventions: Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 176; 191; 192; 109(2); 110(2); 176; 227(a)(b)


Charged Is: Bowen Contracting Ltd. and Murdock Bowen

Next Court Appearance: July 15, 2020 in Hinton Provincial Court

Date Charges Laid: June 20, 2019

Date Of Alleged Offences: On or between November 2, 2018, and April 30, 2019

Description: Allegedly did: knowingly and otherwise contravene a Water Management Order.

Contraventions: Water Act 142(1)(c),(2)(c)


Charged Is: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Next Court Appearance: September 11, 2020 in Fort McMurray Provincial Court

Date Charges Laid: May 6, 2019

Date Of Alleged Offences: On or between the 8th day of May 2017 and the 17th day of May 2017

Description: Allegedly did: release or permit the release into the environment of a substance in an amount, concentration or level or at a rate of release that causes or may cause a significant adverse effect; did release a substance or permit the release of a substance into any part of a waterworks system that causes or may cause the potable water supplied by the system to be unfit for any of its intended uses; release a substance or permit the release of a substance into any part of a waterworks system that causes or may cause the concentration of the substance or of any other substance in the potable water supplied by the system to vary from the specified concentration for the substance set out in any applicable approval or code of practice or the regulations; did handle dangerous goods without complying with all applicable safety requirements and security requirements; contravene a term or condition of an approval.

Contraventions: Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 109(2); 148(a)(b); 227(e); Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act 19(a)


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