LISTEN: Anna Marie Tremonti interviews Jessica Ernst and her lead lawyer Murray Klippenstein on The Current October 22, 2013, CBC Radio
With more on immunity for energy regulators, we were joined by Richard Dixon. He’s the Executive Director of the Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment, at the University of Alberta. Richard Dixon was in Edmonton.
Encana sent a statement but declined to speak to us. As did the Alberta Energy Regulator. We also requested an interview with Diana McQueen, Alberta’s environment minister, but her press secretary replied – quote – “Because a lawsuit has been filed it would be inappropriate for the Minister to offer any comments on this or fracking in general.” The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, or CAPP, also declined our request for comment. [Emphasis added]