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.
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We note that the explanatory note states, "the right of the individual to have his or her personal information ..." (emphasis added). The use of this non-sexist language is very welcome.
This brief provides comments on provincial proposals for amendments to Bill C-78. It follows WCELA's November 9, 1990, brief on Recommendations for Improvement of Bill C-78.
This brief makes recommendations for improving Bill C-78, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. The recommendations are summarized in the first part of the brief. The second part of the brief sets out discussion and recommendations on a section by section basis.
The B.C. Waste Management Act, SBC 1982, c. 41, as amended, (WMA), is the primary pollution control statute in British Columbia. It prohibits pollution generally, except pursuant to permits or other authorizations issued under the Act.
Toxic contamination issues are not a new problem. What is new is the widespread concern about toxic contamination among the general public, in business and in government.
A colouring book aimed at teaching ecological values to children. Reissued as an online publication in 2005.