Westmoreland v. Canada (I) Westmoreland Coal Company v. Canada (I)
United States of America
Ownership of five coal mines servicing adjacent power plants through mine-mouth operations in the Province of Alberta, Canada.
Claims arising out of the decision of Alberta’s provincial government in 2015 to phase out coal-fired power plants in the province by 2030. The government allegedly failed to compensate the claimant for the early closure of its coal mining operations, excluding it from a compensation scheme made available to three local coal mining operators.
Primary: B - Mining and quarrying
5 - Mining of coal and lignite
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470.00 mln CAD (357.30 mln USD)
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Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

National treatment
Not applicable - settled or discontinued before decision on liability