Insufficient environmental legislation

Visualization of narrower problems
Toothless environmental protection law
Flawed environmental safeguards
Much established law relating to land use practices applies only to owners and occupiers of the land.
1. 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.

2. In 1994, there were calls to reform Australian environmental law, because Australia had too many conflicting laws that had been formulated in a piecemeal fashion, causing ineffective, confused and tardy implementation. The problems are worsened by the involvement of three levels of government with unclear environmental responsibilities.

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(E) Emanations of other problems