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Category: Environmental and Regulatory Processes (page 2 of 2)

Unfriend ENGOs – Befriend Facts

Posted by Admin © Friends of Science Society Feb. 2018

Lloyd’s of London announced on Jan. 21, 2018 that it would enact a coal exclusion policy from its investment strategy, … Continue reading

Environmental Assessment Change in Canada says to Investors – We Dare You to Try and Do Business Here

On Feb. 8, 2018, the Canadian federal government announced it would scrap the existing National Energy Board and as CBC reported it would “overhaul environmental assessment process for major projects” … Continue reading

Friends of Science Issues Annual Report

Contributed by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager © Sept. 2017

Some people have been extremely curious about Friends of Science Society – so curious that they could not phone, email or … Continue reading

SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER – RESPONDING TO THE ABACUS POLL

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant and former public servant of 27 years; a diplomat for 10 years prior to that.

IntroductionContinue reading

ASSESSING THE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS OF PIPELINE PROJECTS

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant and former public servant of 27 years; prior to that he was a diplomat for 10 Continue reading

Responding to the National Observer Article on the Competition Bureau/Ecojustice Call for Inquiry

Yesterday, Carl Meyer, a reporter for the National Observer, was kind enough to contact us to ask for a comment on the Aug. 25, 2017 blog post by Ecojustice lawyer, Continue reading

Reflections on the Proposed Changes in Canadian Environmental Assessment

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Introduction

On June 29 2017, the federal government released a discussion paper on the review of environmental and regulatory processes. The paper included several … Continue reading

In Defence of Science – A Commentary on the Use of Aboriginal “Traditional Knowledge” in Regulation

Contributed by Robert Lyman © July 2017

Introduction

On June 29, 2017 the Canadian federal government issued a discussion paper on the review of environmental and regulatory processes, presenting a … Continue reading

Environmental and Regulatory Reviews

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

A Summary of the Federal Government Discussion Paper

On June 29, 2017, the federal government announced the issuance of a discussion paper on the … Continue reading

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