Since 1974, the West Coast Environmental Law Association (WCELA) has provided legal services to members of the public who are concerned about threats to the environment. WCELA and the West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation provide legal representation, promote law reform, provide legal education, conduct research and maintain a library of environmental legal materials
Following are our responses to the recommendations set out in "Reforming Environmental Assessment in British Columbia, A Legislation Discussion Paper". This is our initial response. We look forward to continuing to participate in the public consultation process regarding the development of this legislation.