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Environment Minister Backtracks On Assessments

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

FORT NELSON, B.C. - British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak has done a complete turn around on a decision that would have exempted most of th...

Killing B.C. Environmental Reviews 'Not In The Public Interest'

Carol Linnitt | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

"Environmental assessments are supposed to allow the public and regulators to better understand and avoid potential risks. Removing the requirement for an environmental review is not in the public interest," said lawyer Jessica Clogg.

How B.C. Plans To Fill LNG Jobs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has released a road map designed to attract and train the tens of thousands of workers that would be needed...

B.C. Shellfish Die-Off Illustrates A Future We Must Avoid

DeSmog Canada | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

By continuing to promote the extraction and export of coal, tar sands, and fracked gas instead of sustainable sectors in B.C., our government is making a political choice to prioritize short-term profits over renewable industries. Let's work together to develop a smart and creative strategy to transition away from fossil fuels and toward a low carbon economy

B.C. LNG Tax Too High: Companies

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - One of the first questions British Columbia's Finance Minister Mike de Jong was asked when he introduced the Liberal government's proposed ...

Stop Trading Precious Water For Fossil Fuels

David Suzuki | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

Drought and fracking have already caused some small communities in Texas to run out of water altogether, and parts of California are headed for the same fate. As we continue to extract and burn ever greater amounts of oil, gas and coal, climate change is getting worse, which will likely lead to more droughts in some areas and flooding in others.

First Nations Want LNG, But Only If It's Done Right

Roland Willson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Roland Willson

This week, First Nations leaders are meeting in Fort St. John at the First Nations LNG Summit to find ways to balance all the information pouring in about LNG and to determine the path ahead. We are hoping to find a balance between protecting our traditional and cultural ways and moving forward with development, while making sure that people in our communities understand and can make informed decisions.

First Nation Sends Her A Warning

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A British Columbia First Nation says the provincial government is dragging its feet when it comes to consulting with aboriginal people abou...

Clark's LNG Mission

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark is leaving for her fourth international trade mission to Asia in an attempt to sell liquefied natural gas.Clark...

That's A Lot Of LNG Pollution

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says her government is paying close attention to the potential air and water pollution impacts of proposed liquefied ...

LNG Plant On Its Way

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CALGARY - Two companies are teaming up to build liquefied natural gas plants in Edmonton and Vancouver to serve the transportation industry.In announc...

LNG Plants Will Do World A Favour: Clark

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark is calling British Columbia's proposed liquefied natural-gas plants worldwide pollution-fighting machines despite con...

Reality Check: The B.C. LNG Hyperbole

Andrew Weaver | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Weaver

In what has to be one of the most bizarre and misleading press releases I have ever seen, the B.C. government issued a report in reference to the province's Montney Formation, that claimed: "this potential [natural gas] supply can support development and LNG export operations for more than 150 years". Let's take a closer look at this 150 year number.

LNG VS. Greenhouse Gas Reduction

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Like the underground shale gas that Premier Christy Clark says will pave the way to a debt-free future, British Columbia appears caught bet...

Natural Gas Reserves HOW Big?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's premier says a federal energy report has concluded the province's natural gas reserves are double the size of previous e...

Clean Energy In LNG's Shadow: First Nations

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A dozen British Columbia First Nations will share $1.3 million in provincial funding to develop clean energy, Aboriginal Affairs Minister ...

LNG Investments Coming From Asia?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BEIJING, China - B.C.'s Minister of Natural Gas Development, Rich Coleman, believes firm announcements about offshore investment in the province's fle...

What Are Asia's Concerns?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

DAEGU, South Korea - The availability of skilled labour and the price of liquefied natural gas have become the major topics of concern among investors...

An Open Letter to Premier Christy Clark

Andrew Weaver | Posted 12.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Weaver

Dear Premier Clark: I applaud the fact that your government has been consistent in requiring five conditions to be met before you will support enhanced heavy oil tanker traffic off our coast. Consistency is important in providing certainty to the public, business and investors alike. It is for this reason that I am writing to you to seek some further clarification on the second and third of your five conditions.

What Democracy?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix says having politicians sit for only 36 days in British Columbia's legislature this year isn't good enough.D...

LNG Impact Investigation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KITIMAT, B.C. - The B.C. government says it will fund a $650,000-study to look at the environmental and health impacts of liquefied natural gas emissi...

Has B.C. Missed The LNG Boat?

CBC | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

In the Horn River Basin in B.C.'s far northeast, natural gas drilling has all but dried up. "At one time we probably had a couple dozen...

'Cleanest LNG In The World?'

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's pledge to develop the world's cleanest liquefied natural gas plants looks hazy to an environmental organization that say...

Clark: North To Reap Benefits Of LNG

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Municipal politicians in British Columbia's North are facing the exact opposite problem that beset them only a few years ago as the forest...

Not LNG For This Economy

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

CALGARY - There's nothing more urgent right now for Canada than to get into the liquefied natural gas export game, CIBC executive and former federal C...