Tories Aim To Gut Environmental Rules, NDP Says

Posted on Thursday, January 22 at 20:12 by NAUWATCH

The NDP says it has obtained a copy of a government memo that suggests the Conservatives want to gut the federal role in environmental-impact assessments.

The leaked e-mail from a federal bureaucrat suggests the Tories could kill the assessment process for any project worth less than $10-million, or for any project where a provincial government is already performing that role.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090122.wPOLenvi0122/BNStory/politics/?page=rss&id=RTGAM.20090122.wPOLenvi0122

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