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West Coast Environmental Law comments on the proposed Natural Resource Road Act.

Author: Gage, Andrew
Publication Date: December 2011
Pages: 5

Increasingly, Canadians look to professionals – individuals with special expertiseand training, such as biologists, engineers, planners and foresters – to make decisionsabout a wide range of issues. Climate change is a cross-cutting issue that affects

Author: Andrew Gage, Dyna Tuytel, Melissa Lee
Publication Date: November 2011
Pages: 29

West Coast Environmental Law Association (“West Coast”) is a non-profit group of environmental law strategists and analysts dedicated to safeguarding the environment through law.

Author: Forbes, Rachel; Paterson, Josh
Publication Date: November 2011
Pages: 11

We are writing on behalf of West Coast Environmental Law Association, however the content of this letter is informed by the concerns we have heard raised generally among several legal and environmental groups and some individuals who have already participated or will be participating in the seven

Author: Forbes, Rachel; Paterson, Josh
Publication Date: November 2011
Pages: 6

Every year over one million passengers board a cruise ship to travel north to Alaska, along BC’s famed Inside Passage. Cruise ship travel on the Vancouver to Alaska route grew at a rate of over 5% a year over the past decade.

Author: Nowlan, Linda; Kwan, Ines
Publication Date: September 2011
Pages: 32

In January 2001, the provincial government passed the Streamside Protection Regulation pursuant to section 12 of the Fish Protection Act.

Author: Grant, Kathy
Publication Date: September 2011
Pages: 42

In a written letter West Coast invites the Auditor General of British Columbia to investigate government policies related to the lease and sale of public lands to private ski resorts.

Author: Gage, Andrew; Askew, Hanna
Publication Date: August 2011
Pages: 10

This Backgrounder summarizes and explains the different ways for people to participate in the federal environmental assessment and regulatory review of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines – the Joint Review Panel.

Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: May 2011
Pages: 6

British Columbia has the potential to maintain both high levels of human well-being and our rich biodiversity, but sustaining these levels into the future means protecting the vital ecological life support systems upon which we and all species depend.

Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: February 2011
Pages: 7

We appreciate the invitation to comment on the Ministry’s Environmental Mitigation and Offsets discussion paper and ideas for a proposed policy (the “Policy”), as well as your willingness toanswer various questions we raised in previous correspondence.

Author: Gage, Andrew; Et al.
Publication Date: February 2011
Pages: 8

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