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John is a litigator whose practice is focused in the areas of commercial and environmental litigation, expropriation law, energy regulation, and regulatory offences.  He is particularly interested in agricultural issues and the regulation of agricultural land use, and lives and works on his family’s cash crop farm north of London, Ontario with his wife and three kids.  Landowner Law Blog

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Colorado Allows Oil And Gas Drillers To Abandon Old Pipes In Place. Should They?

June 2017

No one knows how many thousands of miles of abandoned oil and gas pipelines are buried in Colorado — or where they are. The system is described as a “spaghetti...

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Varcoe: In letter to feds, Alberta lambastes report on overhauling NEB

June 2017

The Alberta government has a few issues with a new report that strives to modernize the National Energy Board. Actually, make that problems. Big problems.

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CSA Standard

NEB making CSA Standard Z662 (Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems) available to public in pilot project

June 2017

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City Council PISSED They Can't Just Take This Man's Land

June 2017

A government official rants about someone fighting eminent domain.

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Advanced Technology Pipeline Protection

Leakproof pipeline design created by University of Calgary researchers

May 2017

Safer design with zero cleanup costs would benefit the industry and environment, researchers say

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Eminent Domain

May 2017

Trump’s rural voters fighting to keep their land from a growing web of pipelines

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Property Rights Are Human Rights

May 2017

Property Rights ARE Human Rights

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Law of the Lands

What Will NEB Modernization Mean for Landowners?

May 2017

Law of the Lands - Farm Energy and Enviro Law

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Click Before You Dig

May 2017

Know What's Below

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Senate of Canada

Senate of Canada Adopts Bill S-229

May 2017

 An Act respecting underground infrastructure safety

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