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The 4.6-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern B.C. in August.
Nexen said it is reviewing the decision to determine its next steps.
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There could be five times as many earthquakes caused by fracking, warns one expert.
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Progress Energy paused its operations after the earthquake.
That makes it one of the world's largest earthquakes ever triggered by the controversial process.
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A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck north of Fort St. John on Monday.
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Forget the dirty money "jobs and billions" dreams Premier Christy Clark and her cabinet cronies sell. Their sleight of hand is clumsy, bad for B.C., bad for our planet and the children to come.
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"The situations we've encountered in every case has been an independent contractor to a company who signs on to a company [saying] they will dispose of the waste in an appropriate manner...and then behave badly, try to save themselves some money by coming to our dump instead of going to the proper spot."
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VANCOUVER - British Columbia Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses some big challenges with greenhouse gas emissions...
VANCOUVER - A pair of environmental groups allege the British Columbia government is skirting its own laws by allowing energy firms to spend years using large quantities of fresh water for natural gas...
The provincial government isn't telling us the serious risks behind its LNG ambitions. In order to produce fracked gas, an enormous amount of our freshwater is rendered toxic. Each fracking project can use up to 5 million gallons of water. Natural gas extraction isn't so natural anymore.
VANCOUVER - Members of an Alberta First Nation lost their bid to stop the sale of oil and gas tenure in neighbouring British Columbia, but they did win recognition from the judge that they must be con...
When done right and accounting for the environment -- and it can be done right -- whether lumber, mined materials, or the export of oil and natural gas, Canada's greater prosperity is helped when politicians follow the advice of Canada's founding fathers and consider the greater prosperity of the entire country.
The province's legislated climate plan is to reduce CO2 equivalent emissions 33 per cent below 2007 levels by 2020 may be jeopardized by the booming natural gas industry. About half of B.C. gas is obtained by fracking and the province's gas exports to Alberta and the U.S. may make its CO2 targets an impossibility.