Dianne Saxe, an Ontario environmental lawyer, writes about the efforts of the municipality of Oakville to regulate air pollution and to block plans for a proposed power plant. “Spurred by opposition to a new gas-fired electric power plant, the Town of Oakville has opened a n
Environmental Law Alert Blog
Through our Environmental Law Alert blog, West Coast keeps you up to date on the latest developments and issues in environmental law. This includes:
- proposed changes to the law that will weaken, or strengthen, environmental protection;
- stories and situations where existing environmental laws are failing to protect the environment; and
- emerging legal strategies that could be used to protect our environment.
You may have heard that the province is in the process of consulting British Columbians about how cosmetic pesticides should be regulated. “Cosmetic” – as in, “used primarily to look good.” The classic example includes using chemicals to maintain the perf
A Residential Tenancy Branch decision, released on December 28th, 2009, has ordered a New Westminster landlord to pay $11,950 to the residents of two apartments for illegally spraying pesticides in their apartment building.
Well everyone else had one, and we just felt left out…