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Comments On Provincial Proposals For Amendments To Bill C-78, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

Subject: 
Environmental Assessment; Canada EA; CEAA
Author: 
Andrews, William J.; Hillyer, Ann
Summary: 

This brief provides comments on provincial proposals for amendments to Bill C-78. It follows WCELA's November 9, 1990, brief on Recommendations for Improvement of Bill C-78.

In general, the provincial proposals would weaken the authority of the federal government to conduct environmental assessment within its jurisdiction by requiring consultation or cooperation with the provinces. We oppose this general thrust

Publication Date: 
January 1, 1990
Publication Pages: 
2
Publication Format: 
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