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Economic and Biophysical Impacts of Oil Tanker Spills Relevant to Vancouver, Canada 2015

In anticipation of potentially substantial increases in oil tanker traffic in Burrard Inlet in the coming years, the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Economic Commission commissioned the University of British Columbia in 2013 to prepare a literature review of likely economic and biophysical impacts of oil spills, to provide an objective and scientifically sound platform to inform future planning, policy development and decision-making.

Author: University of British Columbia

Focus Category: Green Economy
Published: April 13, 2015

Land Acknowledgement

The Vancouver Economic Commission respectfully acknowledges that it is located on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Vancouver Economic Commission