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January 24, 2020 K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) – Yesterday, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) released a draft regional assessment (RA) of the impacts of exploratory oil and gas drilling in a 735,000-km2 area offshore of Newfoundland and Labrador. This RA is the…
November 7, 2019 This month, East Coast Environmental Law is pleased to be offering a free public legal education and workshop session on environmental impact assessment and mining in Nova Scotia. DATE: Saturday, November 30thTIME: 1:00PM - 5:00PM (Doors open…
October 30, 2019 As one of the Nova Scotia Legislature's last orders of business before it adjourned on October 30, 2019, the Legislature passed the Sustainable Development Goals Act (Bill 213). The Sustainable Development Goals Act repeals and replaces Nova…
October 24, 2019 Yesterday, the Government of Nova Scotia introduced a Bill to replace Nova Scotia’s Environmental Goals and Sustainability Prosperity Act. If it is passed, Bill 213—the proposed “Sustainable Development Goals Act”—will create the strongest legislated GHG emissions reduction…
October 17, 2019 This October, East Coast Environmental Law staff lawyers delivered a free and open-to-the-public workshop on the new federal Impact Assessment Act, the provincial Environmental Assessment Regulations and the Regional Assessment process.You can find the presentations from the…