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Improving Opportunities for Public in Crown Land Tenure and Water Licence Approval Process for IPPs

Subject: 
IPPs; Indepenent Power Producers; Crown Land Tenure; Water Licence; Public Participation; Run of River
Author: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Summary: 

This backgrounder identifies weaknesses in the current provincial process for reviewing applications for Crown land tenure and water licences for run-of-river electrical generation projects, which make it difficult for members of the public to be involved in the IPP projects decision-making processes. The paper includes recommendations as to how this process could be improved.

Publication Date: 
December 1, 2009
Publication Pages: 
35
Publisher: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Publication City: 
Vancouver, BC
Publication Format: 
PDF