Governments must assess the environmental impacts of a whole project MiningWatch Canada v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans)

Governments must assess the environmental impacts of a whole project MiningWatch Canada v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans)

2/28/2010

 
In January the Supreme Court of Canada released a unanimous decision in the case of MiningWatch Canada v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans), (2010 SCC 2). The case concerned whether a federal agency (or responsible authority) has the discretion to decide what type of environmental assessment to conduct under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act S.C. 1992, c. 37 (CEAA).
 
Read “Governments must assess the environmental impacts of a whole project MiningWatch Canada v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans)” on the ELC blog.

 
 


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