Federal Budget 2008: How Green is it?



    Environmental Defence available for federal budget comment and analysis

    TORONTO, Feb. 25 /CNW/ - Dr. Rick Smith, Executive Director, and Aaron
Freeman, Policy Director of Environmental Defence will be available for
comment and analysis on the federal budget after it is introduced in the House
of Commons on Tuesday, February 26, 2008.
    In particular, Dr. Smith and Mr. Freeman can provide analysis and comment
on what the federal budget will mean for environmental protection in Canada,
including critical areas such as toxic chemicals in consumer products, carbon
capture in the Tar Sands, climate change and Great Lakes protection.

    Ils sont aussi disponible pour les entrevues en français.

    About Environmental Defence: (www.environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental
Defence protects the environment and human health. We research solutions. We
educate. We go to court when we have to. All in order to ensure clean air,
clean water and thriving ecosystems nationwide, and to bring a halt to
Canada's contribution to climate change.





For further information:

For further information: To arrange an interview, please contact:
Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext. 232, (647)
280-9521 (cell)


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