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Environment
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A Report Card
Activism and Change
Air Pollution
Climate Change Plan
Contaminated Sites
Cruise Ships
Deregulation
Dirty Laundry
Ecological Reserves
Edangered Species
Environmental Assessment
Environmental Responsibility
Fisheries Management
Forestry
Georgia Strait
Herring Fishery
Hunting - Grizzly Bears
Hunting and Fishing Heritage Act
Impact of Cuts
Kyoto Treaty
Links and Resources
Marine Mammals and PCB
Marine Pollution
Mining
Mining - Pollution
Mining - Tulsequah Chief
Ocean Dumping
Offshore Oil and Gas
Oil Spills
Overconsumption
Parks Stewardship - Local
Pesticide Use
Privatization
Pulp and Paper
Sablefin Hatcheries
Salmon
Salmon Farming
Salmon Management
Shellfish Farming
Stewardship
Waste Management
Water Crisis
Water Crisis - Langley
Water Pollution
Wildlife Management
WLAP
Xeno-Estrogens





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  Perspective / Environment
2002-07-30  
The BC Government: A One Year Environmental Review
Article Source: West Coast Environmental Law

 
  2002-07-16   BC's Environment in the New Liberal Era
Article Source: West Coast Environmental Law

 
  2002-02-28   ENVIRONMENTAL CUTS ­ WHAT WE’RE LOSING
Article Source: Thomas E. Burgess, RPBio (retired)

 

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A Report Card
2002-09-13   B.C. fails on environment issues
Article Source: Catherine Pope, BCTV News on Global


   
Activism and Change
2002-11-01   20 Years of BC's Environmental Movement
Article Source: Guy Dauncey, Common Ground


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Air Pollution
2003-01-13   Environmentalists fume over coal burning
Article Source: Grant Warkentin, Campbell River Mirror

2002-10-16   Province Agrees to Expand Scope of Sumas II Review
Article Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries


   
Climate Change Plan
2002-11-21   B.C. going it alone on climate change
Article Source: CBC

2002-11-21   Kyoto Requires Fair, Affordable Implementation Plan
Article Source: Premier Gordon Campbell, British Columbia and Premier Roger Grimes, Newfoundland and Labrador


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Contaminated Sites
2002-10-22   Report on toxic sites will blame Ottawa, Tory MP says
Article Source: ALLISON DUNFIELD, Globe and Mail

2002-06-27   Where Does It All Go?
Article Source: Ben Parfitt, Georgia Straight


   
Cruise Ships
2002-04-24   Cruise Lines Sued for Spreading Harmful Exotics
Article Source: Not Available


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Deregulation
2002-09-12   Bill 36: the Energy and Mines Statutes Amendment Act
Article Source: West Coast Environmental Law


   
Dirty Laundry
LINK   November 20, 2002: Trucks take hospital laundry from BC to Alberta - BC Workers lose jobs
../awareness01/2002-nov20-environmentalists-slam-fha-scheme- ...


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Ecological Reserves
LINK   February 23, 2003: GSX Pipeline and Satellite Channel Ecological Reserve 67
awareness-bc-hydro.htm#Pipeline to Van Isld


   
Edangered Species
LINK   December 16, 2002: Premier can't see the spotted owls for the trees
../awareness01/2002-dec16-premier-can't-see-the-spotted-owls ...


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Environmental Assessment
2002-05-29   Environmental Assessment Act Debate [Hansard]
Article Source: BC Government


   
Environmental Responsibility
2003-04-01   Going Public for the Public
Article Source: Mike Romaine, Executive Director, Public Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

LINK   Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
http://www.peer.org/

LINK   Links and Resources: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
http://www.peer.org/links.html


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Fisheries Management
2002-11-28   Rockfish Guys
Article Source: Terry Glavin, Georgia Straight

2002-06-08   Groups Call for Fisheries Inquiry
Article Source: Sierra Club of BC

LINK   January 9, 2003: PROVINCE TO CONSULT ON NEW APPROACH TO FISHERIES
../awareness01/2003-jan09-province-to-consult-on-new-approac ...


   
Forestry
LINK   Expanded Section: Forest Issues in British Columbia
awareness-forestry.htm


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Georgia Strait
LINK   The fate and future of the Strait of Georgia is under continuing examination by The Vancouver Sun newspaper.
http://www.canada.com/vancouver/vancouversun/specials/fateof ...


   
Herring Fishery
LINK   Expanded Section: Herring Fishery
awareness-herring-fishery.htm


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Hunting - Grizzly Bears
2003-03-14   Liberal government attempts to put positive spin on grizzly bear science panel report
Article Source: Raincoast Conservation Society

2003-03-13   Target: Sell More Hunting Licenses
Article Source: David Schreck


   
Hunting and Fishing Heritage Act
2002-11-26   Hunting and Fishing Heritage Act Passes
Article Source: VANCOUVER/CKNW(AM980)

2002-11-06   BILL M 204 -- 2002 THE HUNTING AND FISHING HERITAGE ACT
Article Source: BC Government

2002-05-27   THE HUNTING AND FISHING HERITAGE ACT
Article Source: Hansard Debates


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Impact of Cuts
2002-06-01   A Thousand Cuts Bleed Environmental Protection
Article Source: Sierra Legal Defence Fund


   
Kyoto Treaty
2002-09-18   Kyoto: Facing the Challenge
Article Source: BC Government

2002-05-19   OILPATCH TO CANADA: SCREW YOU
Article Source: TERRY GLAVIN, Winnipeg Free Press

2002-02-25   Coal and Electricity Hansard Debates: Feb. 25, 2002
Article Source: BC Government


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Links and Resources
2002-09-06   Building a network of support for wildlands and wildlife
Article Source: Wildcanada.net Action Alert

LINK   British Columbia Environmental Network
http://www.bcen.bc.ca/

LINK   Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
http://www.cpaws.org/index.html

LINK   Sierra Legal Defence Fund
http://www.sierralegal.org

LINK   Western Canada Wilderness Committee
http://www.wildernesscommittee.org/library/links.htm

LINK   Ocean Information Centre
http://www.livingoceans.org/links.htm

LINK   Environmental Links - West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL)
http://www.wcel.org/links/enviro.html


   
Marine Mammals and PCB
2002-09-01   Harbour seals poisoned
Article Source: CBC

1999-10-14   PCB seal epidemic a bad omen for killer whales
Article Source: Tamar Simon

LINK   Contaminants in Harbour Seals Spring 2002
http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/cppl/gbpsei/documents/pops.pdf


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Marine Pollution
2002-11-25   Poison Evidence Points to Illegal Dumping
Article Source: Ben Parfitt, Georgia Straight


   
Mining
2002-07-23   Mining land grab is a step backward
Article Source: Alan Young and John McInnis

2002-05-15   Changes to Mining Laws threaten private property rights and environmental protection
Article Source: West Coast Environmental Law

2002-03-29   A Modest Proposal? Limiting Liability and Waste Management Regulations for Mining
Article Source: Environmental Mining Council of British Columbia


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Mining - Pollution
2001-12-01   Undermining the Law
Article Source: West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL)

LINK   Bill 32 - Waste Management Amendment Act 2002 Hansard Debates on May 6, 2002pm with Jenny Kwan and Joyce Murray
http://www.legis.gov.bc.ca/HANSARD/37th3rd/h20506p.htm#bill3 ...

LINK   The Waste Management Act was amended on May 9, 2002
http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/epd/epdpa/contam_sites/whats_new/

LINK   Bill 32 - Waste Management Amendment Act 2002
http://www.legis.gov.bc.ca/37th3rd/3rd_read/gov32-3.htm


   
Mining - Tulsequah Chief
2003-01-09   HAGEN HAS SAY ON TULSEQUAH
Article Source: Stan Hagen, Minister of Sustainable Resource Management

2003-01-02   A Proposed Mine Is Already Producing Dirt
Article Source: Bill Tieleman, Political Connections column in the Georgia Straight

2002-12-16   UBCIC Expresses Grave Concern about BCs Hasty Approval of the Tulsequah Chief Mine Project
Article Source: Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)


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Ocean Dumping
1999-05-01   SLDF Lawyers have lay charges against the Capitol Regional District over Ocean Dumping
Article Source: Sierra Legal Defence Fund (SLDF)


   
Offshore Oil and Gas
2003-04-02   'Ballpark' cost to study offshore oil drilling in B.C. $100 million or more
Article Source: canada.com

2003-04-02   OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY
Article Source: Hansard Debates

2003-03-13   Federal cabinet to decide if BC coast to remain oil fee
Article Source: Wildcanada.net Action Alert

2002-09-10   Premier Campbell is pushing offshore oil
Article Source: Suzanne Fournier and Jack Keating, The Province

2002-09-09   Potential huge gas find off West Coast
Article Source: Vancouver Sun

2002-09-06   Geological Study - Deep Gas
Request for Proposal

Article Source: ENERGY & MINES

2002-07-16   Province, Ottawa set to review drilling bans
Article Source: Tony Seskus, National Post

   Should BC Lift the Moratorium on Oil and Gas Exploration?
Article Source: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)


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Oil Spills
2002-11-04   Pembina oil spill case delayed again
Article Source: Prince George Free Press


   
Overconsumption
2002-11-27   Buy Nothing Day: November 29, 2002
Article Source: Adbusters

LINK   A Wider Awareness - Resources and Links
../world-awareness/world-awareness-environment.htm#Overconsu ...


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Parks Stewardship - Local
2002-11-08   COPE Parks Policy - Ecological Awareness and Stewardship
Article Source: Anita Romaniuk, COPE


   
Pesticide Use
2002-11-14   Pesitcide Use Policy from Surrey, BC
Article Source: City of Surrey


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Privatization
2002-04-11   Corporate Special Interests Target Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
Article Source: NDP WEB


   
Pulp and Paper
2002-08-28   Gov't says it has to pony up $30m for SCI mill cleanup
Article Source: JEFF NAGEL, Terrace Standard


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Sablefin Hatcheries
2003-02-26   Hatchery plan sparks debate
Article Source: Gail Sjuberg, Gulf Islands Driftwood


   
Salmon
2002-11-27   Natives, industry team up to save river
Article Source: BCTV News on Global

2002-10-26   Fraser Sockeye - the other side of the story
Article Source: Terry Glavin


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Salmon Farming
LINK   Expanded Section: Covers legal, environmental, health, and food safety issues
awareness-salmon-farming.htm


   
Salmon Management
2002-10-26   EMERGENCY DESIGNATION OF TWO POPULATIONS OF SOCKEYE SALMON IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
Article Source: COSEWIC

2002-07-09   Soowhalie Band Warns Fisheries and Oceans of Salmon Decline
Article Source: CKNW Radio News

2002-06-30   Fisheries to gut B.C. salmon hatcheries
Article Source: Darren Stewart, Times Colonist (Victoria)


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Shellfish Farming
LINK   Expanded Section: Shellfish Farming in BC
awareness-shellfish-farming.htm


   
Stewardship
2002-06-10   Protecting Environmental Programs and Standards in British Columbia
Article Source: Cathy Woods, Creative Resistance


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Waste Management
2002-11-05   Former city councillor calls for sewage deal investigation
Article Source: Trudy Beyak, Abbotsford News

2002-10-27   Waste Management
Article Source: Ben Parfitt, Georgia Straight

2002-04-15   Reporter Uncovers Secret Deal
Article Source: Lachlan Labere Reporter Trudy Beyak


   
Water Crisis
LINK   Source to Tap: British Columbia, Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
http://sourcetotap.manlab.com/eng/map_eng.php?view_id=1&juri ...

LINK   What BC Needs in Safe Drinking Water Legislation: Proposed Bill 20/2001 - Submission to the Drinking Water Review Panel
http://www.wcel.org/wcelpub/2001/13568.pdf

LINK   Safer to Drink?: Comments on Proposed BC Drinking Water Protection Plan February 2001
http://www.wcel.org/wcelpub/2001/13298.htm

LINK   BC Government: Water Resource Information
http://srmwww.gov.bc.ca/wat/

LINK   BC Government: Drinking Water Protection Plan
http://www.hlth.gov.bc.ca/protect/water.html

LINK   Water Quality Reports: Ministry of Water Land and Air Protection
http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/wat/wq/wqhome.html

LINK   Protecting Drinking-Water Sources: Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia November 2000
http://bcauditor.com/pubs/2000-01/report3/sec4.htm#Summ


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Water Crisis - Langley
2002-10-27   Langley Environmental Partners Society Excerpt: Background
Article Source: Langley Environmental Partners Society

2002-10-25   Water, Water
Article Source: Mike Pearson, Langley Environmental Partners Society

LINK   Water Wise: Langley
http://www.langleyscouting.ca/program/thingsdo/waterwis.htm


   
Water Pollution
LINK   Water and Fish: Articles on Ocean and Freshwater Pollution from Sierra Legal Defense Fund
http://www.sierralegal.org/water.html

LINK   A Watery Trail of Pollution: West Coast Environmental Law
http://www.wcel.org/4976/27/03/04.asp

LINK   British Columbia's Water Act: West Coast Environmental Law
http://www.wcel.org/water/wateract.html

LINK   see also articles on the Drinking Water Crisis in BC
awareness-water-crisis.htm


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Wildlife Management
2003-03-10   Hunters Managing B.C. Wildlife
Article Source: The Fur-Bearers Association

2002-10-20   Petition to help stop the Wolf/Cougar Cull on Vancouver Island
Article Source: Mary Jane


   
WLAP
LINK   Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection (WLAP) - Expanded Section
awareness-wlap.htm


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Xeno-Estrogens
LINK   Xeno-Estrogens: Chemicals affecting reproductive systems in animals
http://www.georgiastrait.org/xenofacts.html#pcbs



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