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An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change regarding the NEB process.

Author: open letter
Publication Date: November 2015
Pages: 4

An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed by

Author: open letter
Publication Date: November 2015
Pages: 1
The eighteen legal challenges to the federal
Author: Gavin Smith, Justine Desmond
Publication Date: July 2015
The Andrew Thompson award was established in 2002 by West Coast Environmental Law and the Thompson family as a legacy to Dr. Andrew Thompson, and was made possible through the generosity of the Thompson family.
Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: November 2014
Pages: 2

The Pembina Institute and West Coast Environmental Law are pleased that the Ministry of Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources will establish a new regulation regulating the environmental impacts of oil and gas activities in British Columbia.

Author: West Coast Environmental Law, Pembina Institute
Publication Date: December 2009
Pages: 11

British Columbia is in the initial phase of coal bed methane (CBM) exploration and production. CBM production requires an operator to dewater coal seam aquifers to release the methane gas for capture.

Author: Myers, Tom; Chambers, David; Crook, Amy
Publication Date: January 2005
Pages: 12

Bill 36, the Energy and Mines Statutes Amendment Act, has ‘deregulated’ the oil and gas industry and weakened environmental protection measures that are currently in place for the oil and gas industry. For example:

Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: May 2002
Pages: 5

This discussion paper summarizes key points of interest or concern with respect to environmental assessment (EA) and how it may relate to oil and gas projects. Environmental assessment law in Canada is complicated, making it difficult to be brief and comprehensive at the same time.

Author: Campbell, Karen; West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: May 2002
Pages: 5

The Canadian government, and its insistence on ''credit for sinks,'' was blamed for blocking progress on an international deal to stop climate change. Why the concern over credit for sinks?

Author: Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: July 2001
Pages: 70

"Taking Credit: Canada and the Role of Sinks in International Climate Negotiations" examines the science and policies surrounding controversial sections of the Kyoto Protocol that deal with carbon sinks.

Author: Anderson, Dr. Darwin; Grant, Dr. Robert; Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: July 2001
Pages: 80

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