Farmers to address Supreme Court in fight against abandoned wells

The Ottawa Citizen
February 06, 2018
By The Ottawa Citizen
A group with the support of thousands of farmers will appear before the Supreme Court of Canada to oppose a legal ruling that allows energy companies to walk away from unprofitable wells on agricultural land.

The court recently announced that it will hear from the Action Surface Rights Association in an appeal of the so-called Redwater decision. It allows bankrupt energy companies to abandon wells during bankruptcy proceedings without having to clean up the sites. | READ MORE


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