Appeal No. 99-156

 

Date of Discontinuance of Proceedings - November 3, 1999

 

IN THE MATTER OF Sections 84, 85, and 87 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, (S.A. 1992, ch. E-13.3 as amended);

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IN THE MATTER OF an appeal filed by Shell Canada Limited with respect to the refusal of the Reclamation Inspector, Alberta Environment, to issue a Reclamation Certificate to Shell Canada Limited.

Cite as: Shell Canada Limited. v. Reclamation Inspector, Alberta Environment. Re: Shell Canada Limited

TABLE OF CONTENTS

BACKGROUND 1
DECISION 2


BACKGROUND

[1] On October 13, 1999, the Environmental Appeal Board (Board) received a Notice of Appeal dated October 13, 1999 from Ms. JoAnn Jamieson, Solicitor, Shell Canada Limited, (Appellant) with respect to the refusal of Mr. John Begg, Reclamation Inspector, Alberta Environment (Department) to issue a Reclamation Certificate for a well described as Shell AEC Atlant Crossfld 2-33-29-3 located at SE Section 33, Township 29, Range 3, W5M.

[2] On October 14, 1999 the Board acknowledged receipt of the Notice of Appeal from Shell Canada Limited and, at that time requested a copy of all correspondence, documents, and materials relative to the appeal from the Department.

[3] According to standard practice, on October 14, 1999, the Board wrote to the Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB) and the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (AEUB) asking whether this matter had been the subject of a hearing or review under their respective Boards' legislation. Replies were subsequently received from the AEUB and the NRCB on October 18, 1999 stating they did not hold any hearing or review under their respective legislation.

[5] On November 3, 1999, the Board received a letter from Ms. Jamieson, Solicitor, Shell Canada Limited stating:

"This letter is to advise that we have reached an agreement with Alberta Environment with respect to the above-captioned matter. Accordingly, we hereby withdraw our appeal filed October 13, 1999".

 

DECISION

[6] Pursuant to Section 87(7) of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, and based on Ms. Jamieson's letter of November 3, 1999, the Board hereby discontinues its proceedings in Appeal No. 99-156 and will be closing its file.

Dated November 3, 1999 at Edmonton, Alberta

Dr. William A. Tilleman

 

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