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What does PLA stand for?

PLA stands for Public Lands Act (Canada)

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EDMONTON Chief Allan Adam announced in front of a loud and boisterous crowd of over 500 that the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation will be taking court action once more, this time challenging the provincial government's Public Lands Act in order to protect treaty rights.
Given their breadth, the three Public Lands Act prohibitions provide potentially significant tools for government or public efforts to discourage land users--including loggers, miners, ranchers, oil and gas producers, residential developers, and off-road vehicle drivers--from conducting their activities in ways that hurt surface water bodies, the aquatic ecosystems they support, and watershed health more generally.
In the final days of the 105th Congress, the president's FY 1999 spending bill and the Omnibus National Parks and Public Lands Act became fair game for back-door anti-environmental add-ons, attached at the last minute and difficult to remove.
Out of the four, the Ministry of Natural Resources has been more hesitant to embrace the idea, since they will have to institute the changes to the Public Lands Act.