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Win For Sacred Headwaters

VICTORIA - A remote area of northwest British Columbia considered sacred by aboriginals and resource rich by mining companies has received a reprieve from potential coal-mining activities with a gover...
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Don't Bank on Jobs From a 'Coal Rush'

Last month, the Comox Valley Regional District, a municipal government on central Vancouver Island, received notice that two companies were seeking coal mining permits in the region. These permits don't necessarily mean the mines will be built, but they're part of a disturbing trend to resurrect coal mining on the Island -- a shift some locals are calling the new "Coal Rush."
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How Bad Is Coal, Really?

VANCOUVER - Residents of British Columbia's Lower Mainland have been raising questions about the impact of coal trains on human health, just as the province's economy prepares to kick into high gear o...