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Premier orders review of BC EA process

Province generally ranks favorably in comparison with similar regulatory regimes among Canada, U.S. jurisdictions in Far North

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark ordered a review of the Canadian province's environmental assessment process in January, saying the current system has become too cumbersome.

Clark provided few details when she announced the initiative at the Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver Jan. 27. She said environmental reviews of major projects are crucial, and while the current process is rigoro...

 

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