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Keeping Our Coast Clean: Frequently asked questions about an oil tanker ban on BC's Pacific North Coast

Subject: 
North coast tanker ban
Author: 
Gavin Smith, Linda Nowlan and Georgia Lloyd-Smith
Summary: 

In November 2015, Prime Minister Trudeau publicly gave Ministers in his Cabinet a mandate to formalize an oil tanker moratorium on the north coast of British Columbia. West Coast Environmental Law has been an outspoken advocate for a legislated oil tanker prohibition on the Pacific north coast for many years, and we have been getting a lot of questions about this issue and its possible implications. This backgrounder addresses many of the frequently asked questions.

Publication Date: 
January 1, 2016
Publisher: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Format: 
PDF