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B.C. Earthquake Caused By Fracking, Investigation Confirms

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The 4.6-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern B.C. in August.

Fracking Company Loses Licence To Harvest B.C. Lake Water

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Nexen said it is reviewing the decision to determine its next steps.

Fracking Will Cause More B.C. Earthquakes In LNG Boom: Expert

CP | Laura Kane | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada British Columbia

There could be five times as many earthquakes caused by fracking, warns one expert.

Fracking Confirmed As Trigger For B.C. Earthquake

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Progress Energy paused its operations after the earthquake.

Fracking Confirmed As Trigger For B.C. Earthquake

CBC | Betsy Trumpener | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada

That makes it one of the world's largest earthquakes ever triggered by the controversial process.

Fracking Operation Halted Temporarily After B.C. Earthquake

CBC | Betsy Trumpener | Posted 08.21.2016 | Canada British Columbia

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck north of Fort St. John on Monday.

If The Pope Gets Climate Change, Why Can't B.C.?

Raffi Cavoukian | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Raffi Cavoukian

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.

Fracking Waste Illegally Dumped in Dawson Creek Water Treatment System: Official

Carol Linnitt | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

"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."

Minister Warned Of LNG Emissions

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses...

B.C. Govn't Issued Illegal Water Permits For Fracking: Lawsuit

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A pair of environmental groups allege the British Columbia government is skirting its own laws by allowing energy firms to spend years usi...

B.C.'s LNG Industry Grows As Our Fresh Water Supply Shrinks

Eoin Madden | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Eoin Madden

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.

First Nation Loses Oil And Gas Lawsuit

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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 wi...

Christy Clark Should Consider What's Best for Canada, Not Just B.C.

Mark Milke | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Politics
Mark Milke

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.

Oh Frack, B.C.'s Carbon Footprint Likely Greater Than Reported

DeSmog Canada | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

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.

Numbers Behind B.C.'s LNG 'Boom'

CBC | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. Liberals claim future liquefied natural gas sales will help pay off the province’s debt. The CBC News Reality Check team wades through the ...

B.C. Moratorium On Natural Gas?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Premier Christy Clark has bet British Columbia's economic fortunes -- and her own career -- on the promise of a windfall from the liquefie...

No Consent, No Pipelines: B.C. Chief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - First Nation leaders in central B.C. are raising red flags over plans for natural gas pipelines across their territories, warnin...

LNG Plant To Be Built On Haisla Reserve

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The federal government has cleared the way for a liquefied natural gas export plant on the B.C. coast.Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Deve...

'If You're Going To Fight, Fight To Win': Fracking Film Subject

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Far from the province's coastal cities, there's a remote part of northeastern British Columbia that most city dwellers don't know is responsible for g...

Sacred Headwaters Is Real Life Promised Land

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Summer Rayne Oakes

2013-01-03-ScreenShot20130103at5.06.45PM.pngIt is hard to express the beauty of this great expanse of wilderness. Situated in some of the most magnificent mountains and valleys on the alpine-arctic border, the Sacred Headwaters has truly earned its name.

No Fracking Water, Says B.C. First Nation

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Fracking in B.C. has hit another hurdle as a First Nation has gathered thousands of supporters for a petition calling for a halt to the natural gas in...

Fracking Approvals Anger First Nation

CBC | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A First Nation in northeastern B.C. is demanding the provincial government take more precautions before awarding water licences to companies for natur...

Exxon Mobil's Plans For B.C.

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada British Columbia

BANFF, Alta. - The senior vice-president of Exxon Mobil is bullish about the future of the oil and gas industry but is still keeping his cards close t...

Fracking Earthquakes Shake B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Several minor earthquakes in British Columbia’s Horn River Basin were caused by a controversial drilling process for natural gas known as fracking, ...