New paper examines length of environmental review in Canada under the Fisheries Act

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New research published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences investigates the “common misconception among government officials that environmental regulations are bad for economic growth.” The paper The length of environmental review in Canada under the Fisheries Act, highlights “the need for empirical estimates of the costs of environmental regulations before governments enact significant legislative changes that reduce environmental oversight, and offers alternate recommendations for expediting environmental review times.”

 

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