Sunday, June 3, 2012

BC Fish Farm Secrecy Bill Withdrawn

BC Liberals have dropped a bill that would have made disease outbreaks on British Columbia's fish farms secret and penalized individuals who brought disease information to the public. The proposed bill drew harsh criticism both from the public and from opposition NDP leadership who feared that it would limit the freedom of information regarding the potential impacts of the aquaculture industry on British Columbia's public resources. More information from the Watershed Sentinel:

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