Alberta Releases Draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan
Following consultations on its first draft plan released on April 5, 2011, the Alberta Government released an updated draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan (LARP) on August 29, 2011. LARP is the first regional plan produced under Alberta's Land-use Framework and details Alberta's plan for managing economic growth and environmental sustainability in the oil sands region in northeastern Alberta. https://landuse.alberta.ca/RegionalPlans (Search "Lower Athabasca Region"). Published in the Canada – Oil & Gas section of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation's Mineral Law Newsletter, Volume 28, Number 4, 2011.