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Canada unveils law to change how energy projects are assessed

February 15, 2018 11:25 AM

The Canadian government, seeking to address unhappiness about the potential environmental impact of major projects, on Feb. 8 unveiled draft legislation to change how oil pipelines and mines are assessed.  The bill, which officials say could become law by mid-2019, will create a new Impact Assessment Agency of Canada to probe the possible consequences of proposed projects on federally regulated land. 


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