Ridley Island in Prince Rupert, B.C., is home to the region’s primary export terminal. Freight trains rumble in 24/7, carrying goods like grain, coal and — more recently — liquified petroleum gas, commonly known as propane. Massive ships in the adjacent deep waters are loaded with this cargo, mostly destined for transport across the Pacific.Continue reading Ridley Island: Vopak’s Proposed Prince Rupert Export Terminal
A controversial plan to bring more than 200 LNG carriers a year up the Fraser, to WesPac Tilbury Marine Jetty in Delta, is still very much alive. The comment period ends on Saturday, December 20. If you live in the area and want to learn more about the push for a Fraser Delta LNG Terminal, there are two meetings being held on December 14 and 16.
By Roy L Hales
It has been fourteen months since the Luutkudziiwus chiefs declared their land closed to all LNG traffic and other unauthorized industrial activity. Hereditary Chief Nola says Madii Lii camp was built to “stop the injustice that is being perpetrated on our people.” In the face of aggressive actions spearheaded by the government of British Columbia, the house of Luuktkudziiwus needed to demonstrate their ownership of Madii Lii.
By Roy L Hales
The National Energy Board has already granted an export license, to US based WesPac Midstream, for a facility that could bring up to 120 LNG tankers and 90 LNG barges into the Fraser River every year. The public’s opportunity to make their concerns known ends June 11. There are only eight days to comment on Delta’s proposed LNG terminal (WesPack Tilbury Marine Jetty).