West Coast Environmental Law comments on the proposed Natural Resource Road Act.
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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
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.
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
Every year over one million passengers board a cruise ship to travel north to Alaska, along BCs 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.
In January 2001, the provincial government passed the Streamside Protection Regulation pursuant to section 12 of the Fish Protection Act.
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.
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.
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.
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.