West Coast's submissions to the federal environmental assessment Review Panel on its Draft Public Hearing Procedures and Draft Procedures for Requesting Confidentiality for the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project.
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This publication is West Coast's written submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources study of Part 3 of Bill C-38.
Does the federal omnibus budget bill make the grade on environmental assessment?
On May 31st, 2012, Rachel Forbes of West Coast Environmental Law had the opportunity to present to the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Part 3 of Bill C-38. This publication is West Coast's written submission to the Subcommittee.
The federal government's budget announcement in late March 2012 and the Budget Bill (C-38) that followed in April 2012 were surrounded with statements from the government on the intent of environmental law rollbacks.
Few legal interpretations have been as hot political issues or obscured in as much rhetoric. The question of whether Canadian trade obligations with the United States and more recently Mexico give the U.S.
Canadians want strong environmental laws, and they deserve an environmental assessment process that delivers on core Canadian values related to the environment, democracy, and responsible development.
West Coast Environmental Law comments on the proposed Natural Resource Road Act.
This is the West Coast Environmental Law review of the BC Ministry of Environment’s 2010 Water Act Modernization Discussion Paper.
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.