The federal government’s approval of construction permits for the $9 billion Site C megaproject is a cowardly betrayal, says Sierra Club BC.
Six years after the disastrous spill of diluted bitumen into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River, environmental groups joined a survivor of the spill in urging British Columbians to protect their communities and reject the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
In May Sierra Club BC launched a letter writing campaign encouraging Prime Minister Trudeau to reject the Petronas liquefied fracked gas terminal at Lelu Island. Over 11,000 supporters took the time to write.
The federal government’s approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers project has been overturned by the Federal Court of Appeal.
In our climate constrained world, we must be making every effort to move towards green, clean energy as rapidly as possible. Projects like Steelhead’s LNG project that take us in the wrong direction, are impossible to accept.
Indigenous and the local non-Aboriginal community gathered to learn about W̱SÁNEĆ and Salish Sea cultures, the environmental threats we face, and how we must work together to move forward.