British Columbia

10/10/18
Author: 
Abby L. Schwarz

Letter of Comment to the NEB, 3 October 2018

Re: Hearing Order MH-052-2018 and File-OF-Fac-Oil-T260-2013-03-59

 

Abby L. Schwarz, Ph.D. (Biology, ret’d)

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10/10/18
The incident is ongoing in the community of Shelley, northeast of Prince George. GREG N/@GREGNOEL / TWITTER

[Editor: So much for claims that pipelines are safe!] 

FortisBC is anticipating decreased energy flow and potential loss of service as a result of the incident

October 10, 2018

PRINCE GEORGE — Most residents are being allowed back into their homes after a gas pipeline ruptured north of Prince George, sparking a massive blaze.

RCMP say the explosion happened at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and forced about 100 members of the nearby Lheidli T’enneh First Nation from their homes.

09/10/18
Author: 
Sarah Cox

Oct 2, 2018 - There was a telling comment from Shell Global’s Maarten Wetselaar — representing five multinational investors in a $40 billion project to ship B.C. liquefied natural gas to Asia — amidst the hoopla that accompanied Tuesday’s LNG announcement.

09/10/18
Author: 
Paul McKay

Last August 29 was not just a ‘wake up and smell the coffee’ moment for federal and Alberta politicians pushing to accelerate future tar sands/oil sands expansion plans.

It was a morning where the coffee urn figuratively tipped over and bestowed third-degree burns.

07/10/18
Author: 
Sarah Cox
A major, active landslide in the Peace River Valley has led to an evacuation order and is renewing concerns about the safety of the hydro project
 
Oct 5, 2018 9 min read

Calls for an independent safety review of the Site C dam project are mounting following a large landslide near the project’s worksite that has blocked the only road to a small community and led to the evacuation of residents by boat.

06/10/18
Author: 
Rob Shaw

Oct 2, 2018: VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says his government is mulling ways to implement all of the taxes and relief for the LNG Canada project without a vote in the legislature, a scenario that would avoid a showdown with the NDP’s power-sharing partners the B.C. Green party.

Horgan told Postmedia News on Wednesday that one tax break most observers thought would need legislation – repealing the previous Liberal government’s 3.5 per cent LNG income tax – can potentially just be avoided entirely.

06/10/18
Author: 
Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta

Oct 4, 2018 - I'd like to state for the record and in the name of accuracy that i too received late disclosure and that I informed the crown rep this morning that contrary to the affidavit of my arresting officer, I was not obstructing the gate.  In fact, video footage shows that I was well to the side.

That said,

05/10/18
Author: 
First Nations Leaders
Razor fence

5 October 2018, Coast Salish territory (Burnaby, BC) Trans Mountain Corporation must take down the razor-wire fences in Burrard Inlet, says the City of Burnaby in a submission to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. The razor wire fence is attached to a floating boom at Kinder Morgan's Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby. Now that the Federal Court of Appeal has quashed the approval to build the pipeline and tanker project the fence must come down, argues Burnaby counsel Gregory McDade in a recent filing. [Full text below]

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