Legislative techniques used in Canada for the control of water pollution

by Peter F. Rhodes

Publisher: s.n.] in [s.l

Written in English
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  • Water,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Parliamentary practice,
  • Pollution

Edition Notes

Statementby Peter F. Rhodes
LC ClassificationsKF 1299 W38 R47 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 222 leaves
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26897389M

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Canadian Water Politics explores the nature of water use conflicts and the need for institutional designs and reforms to meet the governance challenges now and in the future.

The editors present an overview of the properties of water, the nature of water uses, and the institutions that underpin water politics. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Third ed. published in under title: Water pollution control, by N.E.

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Legislation in some of the provinces attempts to control non-point sources of water pollution, such as agricultural practices. More frequently, governments use a non-legislated code of practice, or a guideline which sets out how to use, store, and manage agricultural waste in an environmentally sound manner.

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