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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…
October 4, 2019 East Coast Environmental Law presents: Environmental Impact Assessment in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Public Legal Education Session DATE: Saturday, October 5, 2019TIME: 2:00PM - 5:00PM (Doors open at 1:45)LOCATION: The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road St. John's, NL A1C…
October 4, 2019 When the Nova Scotia government opened up a public commentary period for Nova Scotia's Environmental Goals and Sustainability Act ("EGSPA"), East Coast Environmental Law went to work, carefully crafted a list of recomendations for a strong renewal…
September 23, 2019 Today, we go to court on behalf of those who cannot advocate for themselves. For many years we have witnessed the provincial government’s failure to take the steps required by their own law to protect at risk…