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.
Improving Opportunities for Public in Crown Land Tenure and Water Licence Approval Process for IPPs
IPPs; Indepenent Power Producers; Crown Land Tenure; Water Licence; Public Participation; Run of River
December 1, 2009
West Coast Environmental Law