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default 2012 Fall Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

Tagged in Coastal and Offshore Development, Energy, Protected Areas and Conservation

The “2012 Fall Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development” includes chapters on Atlantic Offshore Oil and Gas Activities and Marine Protected Areas. Conclusions of the Commissioner, Scott Vaughan, include: “the two Atlantic offshore petroleum boards and federal entities are not adequately prepared to respond to a major oil spill if needed” and “the government needs to complete the network of marine protected areas to safeguard Canada’s marine species and ecosystems”.

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