The Evolution of Federal EA in Canada: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

17 Pages Posted: 26 Jan 2014

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Meinhard Doelle

World Maritime University (WMU); Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law; Dalhousie University - Marine and Environmental Law Institute

Date Written: January 24, 2014

Abstract

This working paper provides a brief history of federal EA in Canada, and then offers an overview of the federal environmental assessment process (CEAA) before and after major changes introduced in 2012. The paper concludes with a brief summary of issues raised in two judicial review applications recently filed with respect to the application of CEAA 2012.

Suggested Citation

Doelle, Meinhard, The Evolution of Federal EA in Canada: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back? (January 24, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2384541 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2384541

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