On 8 May 2002, Sierra Legal Defence Fund, on behalf of Friends of the Earth, Union Saint-Laurent, Grand Lacs, Conservation Council of New Brunswick, Ecology Action Centre and Environment North (the “Submitters”), filed a submission (cited as “Submission”) asserting that Canada is failing to effectively enforce sections 34, 36, 40, 78 and 78.1 of the federal Fisheries Act and sections 5 and 6 and Schedules I and II of the 1992 Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations (PPER) against pulp and paper mills in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. Canada responded to the submission on 6 August 2002. Summaries of the submission and response are presented in sections 2 and 3 below.
|Document Type:||Factual Record|
|Series:||North American Environmental Law and Policy|