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Achieving the Vision for Next Generation Environmental Assessment in BC: How Does BC's Discussion Paper on Environmental Assessment Measure Up?

Subject: 
Environmental Assessment, BC Environmental Assessment
Author: 
Gavin Smith, Staff Lawyer
Summary: 

The BC government recently released its Environmental Assessment Revitalization Discussion Paper, which sets out proposals for what a new assessment process could look like and seeks public feedback.

In this backgrounder, West Coast analyzes the Discussion Paper against the Vision for Next-Generation Environmental Assessment in BC, which has been signed onto by a number of citizen groups and organizations across the province. Each of the 14 recommendations in the Vision are compared to the proposals in the Discussion Paper, including a summary of key positives and key areas to strengthen.

Publication Date: 
June 28, 2018
Publication Pages: 
16
Publication City: 
Vancouver
Publication Format: 
PDF