The integration of environmental considerations into government policy: En107-3/19-1990E-PDF

"Systematic attempts by government to mitigate the environmental impacts of human activity in Canada are only about two decades old. In this brief period, our understanding of the strategies required to control these impacts has undergone a fundamental change. The first strategy employed, and still the dominant one today, concentrates on the local effects of environmental degradation by imposing emission or discharge standards and by incorporatingenvironmental factors into project design"--Introduction, p. 1.

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Title The integration of environmental considerations into government policy
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "September 1990"--Cover. Digitized edition from print. Issued also in French under title: L’intégration des considérations environnementales à la politique gouvernementale.
Date c1990.
Number of Pages 47 p.
Catalogue Number
  • En107-3/19-1990E-PDF
Subject Terms Environmental impact assessment, Government policy