NEPDANiagara Escarpment Planning and Development Act (Canada)
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Post-productivist forces in the aggregate field of the Niagara Escarpment are represented by the administrators and scientists in charge of making recommendations on development applications and plan amendments under the NEPDA and Plan, a wider set of environmental non-governmental organisations, and a powerful service class of local professionals and retirees.
Productivist forces, then, are represented by the aggregate industry, its representatives and dependents, powerful pro-development forces in the provincial government and, paradoxically, parts of the NEPDA and the politically appointed commissioners in charge of making decisions on the recommendations and plan amendments of its staff.
The imagery of the NEC is replete with references to the historical significance and unique position of the NEPDA and the NEP in protecting a spectacular landform.