This report is the third of a three part series on toxic contamination of land in British Columbia. Volume One identifies the key issues involved. Volume Two discusses the main principles governing liability for contaminated land in British Columbia today. Volume Three, this report, sets out a draft statute for the prevention and clean-up of pollution in British Columbia.
Among the various parties involved in the issue of toxic contamination of land in British Columbia there is now widespread acceptance of the need for statutory law reform at the provincial level. The purpose of this draft statute is to serve as a focal point for discussion. Readers are encouraged to provide comments -- positive, negative or constructive alternatives -- to the West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation and/or directly to the B.C. Ministry of the Environment.
...there is now widespread acceptance of the need for statutory law reform at the provincial level.