Flaws in NEB’s Kinder Morgan review yet another reason B.C.’s five conditions can’t be met Time for Province to pull out and conduct its own credible review FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jun 29, 2015 Numerous, serious flaws in the National Energy Board’s review of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker proposal, documented in a new report by […]
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The National Energy Board (NEB) has been widely criticized in its review of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion proposal for failures in process, for limiting participation, and for a lack of accountability and fairness. In this report, we detail the deficiencies in the process to date that are giving rise to public criticism and dissatisfaction, and causing some intervenors to withdraw.
This piece by Michelle Johnson originally appeared in the Georgia Straight. “Hi Mom—remember when I told you that I was up in a remote area of the coast and wouldn’t be reachable? Well I’ve been arrested.” Dead silence on the other end of the line. I was standing at the air strip in Bella Bella, a […]
Week to End Enbridge pushes First Nations legal defence fund over $500,000 Pull Together fundraising campaign reaches major milestone with dozens of events across B.C. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA Jun 24, 2015 The Pull Together campaign is celebrating a successful week of events across the province that brought the grassroots campaign to a total […]
For a full decade, B.C. forests have been releasing dramatically more carbon into the atmosphere than they have absorbed out of the atmosphere. B.C.’s forests emitted 256 million tonnes of carbon dioxide during the period 2003 – 2012. In contrast, B.C.’s forests absorbed 441 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from 1993 to 2002.This is the […]
VICTORIA- Sierra Club BC today released an open letter from Executive Director Bob Peart to Premier Christy Clark encouraging her government to be bold in updating B.C.’s Climate Action Plan. “Concrete, meaningful steps to combat climate change could return B.C. to its former position as a global climate leader, a position the Province has relinquished […]