Inside the NEBs recycled Trans Mount

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With the BC government in court this week to test its jurisdiction to protect the environment from oil spills, we’re reflecting on the latest developments surrounding the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project.

Read our analysis of the recent NEB report, as well as updates on
Bill C-69 and an important climate case that needs your support. Then, see why West Coast and other environmental organizations are coming together tomorrow to #UniteAgainstRacism.
Recycle, Reuse & Redos – A Trans Mountain update The NEB has shown that it can recycle and reuse – just look at the recent report from its "reconsideration" of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

In our latest legal recap, Staff Lawyer Eugene Kung explains why the NEB's outdated conclusions and stale evidence are better suited to the garbage bin.
Bill C-69 is our chance to level up Canada’s environmental laws, and we can’t afford to miss it Bill C-69 is aimed at fixing major gaps in federal environmental laws related to navigable waters, energy regulation and impact assessment for projects like pipelines, mines and dams. But the oil and gas industry has been working hard to delay, weaken or kill this important legislation.

Check out this post on Bill C-69 from Staff Lawyer Anna Johnston to see why it's so important to limit delays and pass Bill C-69 – before it’s too late.
Make climate change history: Support Gen Squeeze’s climate case Last week, over a million youth took part in the global #ClimateStrike to demand real action on climate change. Here in Canada, Generation Squeeze is taking this fight to the courts – challenging provincial governments that are trying to derail the federal carbon tax.

Our Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund (EDRF) is supporting Gen Squeeze's climate case, and we encourage you to support them too! Click here to learn more and see how you can help.
Climate Justice is Migrant Justice: Connecting the dots and taking action on March 21st Tomorrow, March 21st, is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and we are inviting our supporters to participate in the national day of action to #UniteAgainstRacism.

Click here for our perspective on why climate justice and migrant justice are inextricably connected.
Bill 15 – Important protection for agricultural land or an assault on farmers? A new provincial bill could restore some legal protections for BC’s Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR). But the debate in the BC Legislature is revealing deep-seated tensions over property rights and land use planning.

Staff Lawyer Andrew Gage takes a look at what the new legislation actually means for farmers and the protection of agricultural land in BC.
What’s new at West Coast This month West Coast is excited to welcome Julia Kidder, our new Communications & Engagement Specialist. Read Julia's bio here.

Job Alert: We’re hiring for a Digital Strategy Coordinator in our Vancouver office. If you’re a digital data wizard with a passion for the environment, click here for details – applications are due March 29th. Please help us spread the word!
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