Top court upholds government powers to protect environment

OTTAWA – In a landmark decision that will have ramifications across the country, the Supreme Court of Canada released a decision today in a case concerning the clean up of a contaminated site in Levis, Quebec. In its decision, the Court upheld crucial government powers to protect the environment and public health by ordering polluters to clean up their contaminated sites.
http://www.sierralegal.org/m_archive/pr03_10_30e.html

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