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January 31, 2002
New, comprehensive environmental standards and practices will allow for the managed expansion of the salmon aquaculture industry in British Columbia beginning April 30, 2002, the B.C. government announced today. [more]

December 14, 2001
INTERIM DRINKING WATER REPORT AVAILABLE — The independent review panel studying the province’s drinking water legislation has submitted an interim report to Water, Land and Air Protection Minister Joyce Murray and Health Services Minister Colin Hansen. [more]

December 14, 2001
SCIENTIFIC PANEL TO REVIEW ZERO AOX REQUIREMENT— An independent scientific advisory panel has been appointed to review the scientific basis of a requirement for AOX discharges at B.C.’s pulp mills to be reduced to zero, Water, Land and Air Protection Minister Joyce Murray announced today. [more]

November 01, 2001
2001 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD RECIPIENTS NAMED — Eight individuals, groups, organizations and businesses have been chosen to receive the 2001 Minister’s Environmental Awards for their efforts to protect B.C.’s environment and promote environmental stewardship. [more]

September 25, 2001
DRINKING WATER LEGISLATION TO BE REVIEWED — An independent panel to review the Drinking Water Protection Act and make recommendations to government was appointed today by Water, Land and Air Protection Minister Joyce Murray. [more]






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