The ECOreport reposts an appeal for British Columbians to act, tell the GreeNDP stop Site C!
Press release from the Wilderness Committee
By Joe Foy
This has been one of the most nail-biting BC elections I can remember. Not to mention the longest.
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The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed and appeal for action to stop British Columbia’s Bad Deals
From the Sierra Club BC
By Galen Armstrong
In less than two weeks, BC Hydro will force Ken and Arlene Boon to leave the land they’ve farmed for thirty-seven years. They and other farmers are already being evicted to make way for the Site C dam. The traditional territory of Treaty 8 First Nations is being scraped clean of trees years in advance of the proposed flooding.
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The ECOreport reposts a press release that explains why the protesters at BC Hydro pack up camp
Press release from the Peace Camp
Campers at the “Peace Camp,” who have been protesting construction of the Site C Dam at the BC Hydro buildings in downtown Vancouver since March 13, have decided to pack up rather than fight both an injunction and a civil suit in court.
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By Roy L Hales
While the eyes of the world are focused on COP 21 in Paris, a dozen Peace River valley residents decided to send the Canadian Government a message. Esther Pedersen, who agreed to become the organizer, said she was contacted on Monday night. Two days later they gathered at the Old Fort Road entrance to Site C so they could protest the environmental devastation of the Peace valley.
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A public letter from Ken and Arlene Boon regarding BC Hydo’s alleged improper conduct and the resulting environmental degradation at Site C
November 17, 2015
Environmental Assessment Office
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Re: Cananadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Site C Energy Project. Reference #63919
BC Hydro has recently given a media tour and report to highlight the first 100 days of work on the Site C Dam project. Media reported on what they were shown, which included decks of wood that Fort St. John mills are expected to be able to handle, and piles of debris that will be burned or mulched. They also were shown camp construction and talked with a happy worker who somehow thought that building Site C would result in “a lot less footprint than other options.” However, there are issues that are not in view of the general public and need to be addressed.
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By Roy L Hales
These images of the Peace River Valley explain: What the province will lose by flooding it; How much the land means to its’ inhabitants; Why people are fighting the proposed Site C Dam.
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