Insufficient environmental legislation

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Other Names:
Toothless environmental protection law
Flawed environmental safeguards

Much established law relating to land use practices applies only to owners and occupiers of the land.


By 1996, the Canadian government had weakened its department of Environmental Affairs, was abandoning environmental science programmes and important environmental standards, such as those in the Fisheries Act.


Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
18.04.2019 – 10:08 CEST