CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren lays out concerns about environmental law changes in Bill 197, focusing on proposed revisions to the Environmental Assessment Act. Article originally published in The Lawyers Daily.
Defending the health and prosperity of communities and the environment.
CELA's response to consultations regarding multiple exemptions and/or revisions to Environmental Assessment Act requirements concerning parks and conservation reserves, land claim settlements, the GTA West Transportation Corridor, additional Ministry of Transportation projects, and Class Environmental Assessments.
CELA's response to this consultation posted to the Environmental Registry (ERO No. 019-1804)
Twelve environmental groups (including CELA) file joint letter to Ontario's Environment Minister raising concerns about lack of public notice/comment opportunities in relation to the Environmental Assessment Act changes proposed in Bill 197, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act.
CELA commends the province’s decision to reinstate Ontarians’ environmental rights and thank everyone who voiced support for EBR and a right to a healthful environment.