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Dates

Year
2002

Citation

McKendry, I.G., 2002, Applied climatology: Progress in Physical Geography, v. 26, iss. 3, p. 462-468.

Summary

Ultimately, the enhancement we need to deliver through environmental assessment is confidence that every approved undertaking will move us positively towards a desirable and durable future. In Canada, the most promising steps in this direction have been in several major project assessment reviews with public hearings and independent panels that applied a contribution to sustainability test. The most recent and advanced case is the review of a proposed C$16.2 billion natural gas infrastructure undertaking in the Northwest Territories. The Panel’s application of the contribution to sustainability test compared the cumulative effects, equity and legacy implications of a range of project pace and scale alternatives. The Panel concluded [...]

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Author :
McKendry, I.G.

Additional Information

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 14770296 03091333

Citation Extension

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