LNG - Fracking

16/05/17
Author: 
Discourse Media

Feb 10, 2017 - Earl Muldon sits at his kitchen table surrounded by family, sipping coffee. His wife Shirley brings over a plate of cream cake topped with huckleberries.

15/05/17
Author: 
Shawn McCarthy

May 15, 2017 - The federal government will unveil a carbon-tax plan this week that would provide breaks for major industrial emitters, while ensuring most Canadians families get rebates to offset higher energy bills.

12/05/17
Author: 
Bruce Livesey
Both the RCMP (left) and the Canadian Security Intelligence Agency (right) have been caught spying on environmentalists, writes investigative reporter Bruce Livesey. File photos by The Canadian Press

This is the first installment in a two-part investigative series on governments, spies, and the oil and gas industry

“Mr. Tremblay, do you remember me?”

04/05/17
Author: 
Ben Parfitt
An unauthorized Progress Energy dam where millions of gallons of freshwater was found impounded in early April. It is among “dozens" of unpermitted dams spread across northern BC, a CCPA investigation has found. Photo by Garth Lenz.

A subsidiary of Petronas, the Malaysian state-owned petro giant courted by the BC government, has built at least 16 unauthorized dams in northern BC to trap hundreds of millions of gallons of water used in its controversial fracking operations.

04/05/17
Author: 
Ben Parfitt
An unauthorized Progress Energy dam where millions of gallons of freshwater was found impounded in early April. It is among “dozens" of unpermitted dams spread across northern BC, a CCPA investigation has found. Photo by Garth Lenz.

A subsidiary of Petronas, the Malaysian state-owned petro giant courted by the BC government, has built at least 16 unauthorized dams in northern BC to trap hundreds of millions of gallons of water used in its controversial fracking operations.

19/04/17
Author: 
Sunny Dhillon

A new study examining earthquakes in northeastern British Columbia strengthens the link between hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – and increased seismic activity, a research scientist says.

The study, published in this month’s Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, analyzed 676 earthquakes that occurred between October, 2014, and December, 2015.

10/03/17
Author: 
Tarika Powell

Over the past few years, Oregon and Washington fended off several proposals to build enormous fracked fuel and petrochemical terminals on their coasts.

19/02/17
Author: 
Graeme Pole
LNG tanker (Photo: Torbein Rønning / Flickr CC Licence)
 

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines due diligence as: “The care that a reasonable person exercises to avoid harm to other persons or their property.” As the debate on British Columbia’s proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry enters its fourth year, it is past time to bring one aspect of that industry under scrutiny – the safety of people in proximity to LNG vessels and terminals.

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