09/12/2013 09:47 EDT | Updated 11/12/2013 00:12 EST

Environmental Think Tank Pembina Institute Responds To Criticisms About Working With City Of Calgary


The head of the Pembina Institute has hit back against criticism over the awarding of city contracts to the environmental think tank.

Executive Director Ed Whittingham issued a statement earlier this week, responding to criticisms the city paid the group more than $300,000 to produce environmental reports relating to its Community Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan.