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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.
In March we mused about the potential for climate scientists to sue climate deniers for defamation.
Last Friday (April 16th), BC’s Ministry of Environment released a press release announcing the final Compliance and Enforcement Summary for 2009, which
If you live in Richmond then, from today (April 15th) until June 30th, you may see planes flying overhead, spraying you with a pesticide, known as Foray 48B, to attack Gypsy Moths that might be hiding in your backyard. Foray 48B contains a naturally occurring bacter
Some interesting recent developments in the US on regulating hydraulic fracturing, aka “fracking.”
I know that most of our readers are probably not Twitter-users. We at West Coast Environmental Law are pretty new to Twitter ourselves. If you have absolutely no interest in Twitter you might want to read another post. Here’s a
UPDATE - APRIL 26, 2010 - See our new blog post and Facebook Group.
Unless you keep a close eye on announcements from the US Department of Transportation, you may have missed, as I did, this announcement from US Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood:
Last week, BC’s Minister of Forests and Range, Pat Bell, announced the introduction of a new Zero Net Deforestation Act. Minister Bell explained:
In recent months there has been a sharp drop in public faith in climate science. The collapse is not, as is sometimes suggested, in the scientific consensus that human-caused climate change is occurring. As West Coast has previously pointed out, despite embarrassing errors and some arguably unprofessional e-mails, the