Environment

Environmental assessment review criticized for tight schedule and sparse funding

'Short timelines are a problem for all participants,' says a mining industry watchdog.

Some opposition politicians, activists, and industry advocates are raising concerns about how an expert panel studying Canada’s environmental assessment rules is being rolled out. The panel is expected to submit a report with recommendations to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured, next year. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 12:00 AM

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