Natural resource officers now authorized to conduct site inspections

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By allowing natural resource officers, as well as EAO staff, to inspect projects, it’s argued government resources will be used more effectively. 

“This change is part of an ongoing effort to more closely align legislation and the work that various government agencies do to regulate activity in the natural resource sector,” explains Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson. “It is another example of how my ministry is streamlining procedures to give our staff increased flexibility to do their jobs more effectively.”

 

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