Balancing commercial and development interests with environmental protection is the only way to develop a truly sustainable economy which will be able to provide for today’s generation and those to come. When the immediate interests of a select few challenge or threaten a community’s way of life, individuals within that community can turn to the legal system for assistance.

Lilina Lysenko provides legal services to grant recipients of West Coast Environmental Law’s Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund, which assists private citizens in funding environmental cases (read more about the EDRF here:

Read about some cases that could not have proceeded without the assistance of West Coast Environmental Law here: