Fulfilling the Promise: Basic Components of Next Generation Environmental Assessment
Journal of Environmental Law & Practice, Forthcoming
26 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2015 Last revised: 10 Feb 2016
Date Written: July 20, 2015
This paper outlines the key elements of the next generation EA in Canada. It draws on decades of EA practice and academic literature. It summarizes the working conclusions of a lengthy monograph, which also sets out the broad context and the background of experience with environmental assessment law and practice in Canada. Readers who would like to explore the issues raised in this paper in more detail may wish to consult the monograph online.
Keywords: environmental assessment, sustainability assessment
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