Fulfilling the Promise: Basic Components of Next Generation Environmental Assessment

(2016) 29 J. Env. L. & Prac. 257.

26 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2015 Last revised: 14 Apr 2020

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Robert B. Gibson

University of Waterloo - School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability

Meinhard Doelle

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

A. John Sinclair

University of Manitoba - Natural Resources Institute

Date Written: July 20, 2015

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Gibson, Robert B. and Doelle, Meinhard and Sinclair, A. John, Fulfilling the Promise: Basic Components of Next Generation Environmental Assessment (July 20, 2015). (2016) 29 J. Env. L. & Prac. 257., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2670009

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University of Manitoba - Natural Resources Institute ( email )

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