The regulatory measures government uses to protect endangered fish are not working. By refusing to protect endangered marine species in BC under Species at Risk Act (SARA), the federal government is seriously increasing the risk of extinction of species, such >
This report prepared for the T. Buck Suzuki Foundation builds on our Seven Reforms to Address Marine Plastic Pollution report and outlines exact actions that Ottawa can take to address marine plastic pollution. It identifies the constitutional powers that allow Parliament to >
Last newsletter we told you about our report on solutions to reduce marine plastic pollution. This is still a live issue as we investigate ways to bring attention to the problem and implement solutions. In March, there are two events >
ELC was a great experience for me and exposed me to public interest environmental law. It was a great opportunity to be able to interact with clients and work together to create a work product aspiring to make concrete >
Report prepared for Watershed Watch Salmon Society, regarding the gaps in the oversight of salmon habitats behind dikes.
Report prepared for the T. Buck Suzuki Foundation. [This paper was edited October 23, 2017 on p. 16 to include information about Seattle’s ban on plastic straws (see footnote 65).]
One of the most compelling ELC Associates’ discussions (link to the Associates Program page on our website) this year explored BC’s marine spills response regime. Unfortunately, there was a recent incident to examine: the Nathan E. Stewart tugboat, which spilled >