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
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.
Close to 180 participants from all sides of BC’s heated debate about the future of renewable electricity generation gathered in Vancouver earlier this week at West Coast Environmental Law’s Dialogue on Emerging Solutions for Clean, Green Power in BC.
West Coast is not the only one blogging as a way to discuss environmental law. The BC government has launched its LivingWaterSmart blog as a key tool for consulting on the development of a new Water Act.
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…