Digging Up a Legislative History: A Timeline of Mining Law & Contamination Events in British Columbia

This timeline was developed to show how colonial laws related to mining in BC have evolved –or stayed the same– across 160 years of history.

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Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria
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environmental law, environmental policy, mining, mining industry, environmental hazards