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Land use issues have long occupied a central role in environmental disputes in British Columbia. How land and its resources are managed and whether land will be subject to any human impact at all are questions that frequently generate heated public debate.

Author: Hillyer, Ann; Loukidelis, David
Publication Date: January 1992
Pages: 123


1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. We recommend that the Coordinating Committee conduct environmental impact studies for each of the proposed re-designated areas, and make these studies available for public comment and review.

Author: Alexander, Lawrence
Publication Date: December 1991
Pages: 3


Author: Andrews, William; Alexander, Lawrence
Publication Date: October 1991
Pages: 30

n November 1990, WCELA lawyers William Andrews and Ann Hillyer prepared a brief on recommendations for improvements to Bill C-78, which was presented to the Legislative Committee examining Bill C-78.

Author: Andrews, William J.
Publication Date: October 1991
Pages: 3

British Columbia has one of the most varied and magnificent wildlife populations in North America. Seventy per cent of all native Canadian fauna breed in British Columbia. Although provinces like Ontario and Quebec are larger than British Columbia, B.C.

Author: Sandborn, Calvin
Publication Date: October 1991
Pages: 16

West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation is a non-profit society that provides legal research and education to promote protection of the environment and public participation in environmental decision-making.

Author: Andrews, William J.; Sandborn, Calvin; Wylynko, Brad
Publication Date: September 1991
Pages: 155

One legacy of British Columbia's past reliance on hazardous substances is widespread contamination of land.

Author: Andrews, William J.
Publication Date: January 1991
Pages: 7

This brief makes recommendations for improving Bill C-74, an Act to Amend the Fisheries Act and to Amend the Criminal Code in Consequence Thereof. The recommendations are summarized in the first part of the brief.

Author: West Coast Environmental Law Association
Publication Date: November 1990
Pages: 18

These comments on Draft 10 of the Pulp Mill and Pulp and Paper Mill Liquid Effluent Control Regulations are submitted on behalf of the attached list of 54 organizations and individuals concerned about pollution from pulp and paper mills.

Author: Ann Hillyer and William J. Andrews
Publication Date: November 1990
Pages: 4

This report is the second of a three part series on toxic contamination of land in British Columbia. Volume I identifies the key issues involved. Volume III sets out a draft statute on prevention and clean-up of pollution.

Author: Braul, Waldemar
Publication Date: July 1990
Pages: 62