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Push For A Fraser Delta LNG Terminal

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1A controversial plan to bring more than 200 LNG carriers a year up the Fraser, to WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty in Delta, is still very much alive.  The comment period ends on Saturday, December 20.  If you live in the area and want to learn more about the push for a Fraser Delta LNG Terminal, there are two meetings being held on December 14 and 16.

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Environmental Degradation At Site C

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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To Demonstrate Their Ownership Of Madii Lii

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1It has been fourteen months since the Luutkudziiwus chiefs declared their land closed to all LNG traffic and other unauthorized industrial activity. Hereditary Chief Nola says Madii Lii camp was built to “stop the injustice that is being perpetrated on our people.” In the face of agressive actions spearheaded by the government of British Columbia, the house of Luuktkudziiwus needed to demonstrate their ownership of Madii Lii.

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Putting Citizens At Risk

What Do British Columbians do when their governments prefer LNG over public interest?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The communities of Ladner and Steveston, as well as parts of Southern Richmond and Northern Delta, could be put at risk. So are people living on Bowen and Anvil Islands, as well as Howe Sound. The people who live or work in these areas, are all within what the US coast Guard defines as the hazard zones of LNG projects for their areas. As Rafe Mair recently put it, neither the Canadian or British Columbian governments “give a fiddlers fart” about putting citizens at risk. Continue reading Putting Citizens At Risk

Eight Days To Comment on Delta’s Proposed LNG Terminal

BC’s Next Mega-sized Energy Project Catches Citizens By Surprise

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1 The National Energy Board has already granted an export license, to US based WesPac Midstream, for a facility that could bring up to 120 LNG tankers and 90 LNG barges into the Fraser River every year.  The public’s opportunity to make their concerns known ends June 11. There are only eight days to comment on Delta’s proposed LNG terminal (WesPack Tilbury Marine Jetty).

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