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Does Ernst & Young’s LNG Report Vindicate BC?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1There are credible experts who believe that, with proper regulation and enforcement, it is possible to have a trustworthy fracking industry. They also say this does not yet exist in North America. Personally, I think the industry is out of control and BC’s government is desperate to get in bed with it. Last week the government released a report from Ernst & Young (EY) which the Minister of Natural Gas Development says “British Columbians can have confidence they are benefiting from a clean, well regulated natural gas industry.” Does Ernst & Young’s LNG report vindicate BC?

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Two Perspectives on Fracking

The ECOreport interviews an environmentalists & retired senior analyst witht he D.O.E. for two perspectives on fracking.

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMInterviews with Dr Allan Hoffman, formerly a senior executive with the DOE, and Eoin Madden of the Wilderness Committee:  Two Perspectives on Fracking.
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Impending Hearings on BC’s Kinder Morgan Pipeline

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMThe next act in what some are already calling a struggle to Save the Salish Sea began on December 16, 2013, when Kinder Morgan filed an application to build and extend the 1,150-mile-long Trans Mountain pipeline that brings oil from Alberta to BC’s Lower Mainland. The impending hearings on BC’s Kinder Morgan Pipeline project could shape the province’s environmental prospects for decades.
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BC Gets Set to Cash in on a Trillion Dollar Fracking Opportunity, or Not?

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMBC took another step towards Premier Christy Clark’s goal of developing a $1 trillion dollar LNG industry yesterday.
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A MUST SEE Climate Change video: “Save the Salish Sea”

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMWhile most of us are attempting to do away with fossil fuels, British Columbia is trying to ramp up production. Some plan to make this most beautiful of Canadian provinces a major exporter of American coal and tar sands bitumen. One of the most promising natural gas fields in the world is in the north eastern corner of our province. Some aspects of this have been well publicized in the Canadian media, as every level of government – from our Prime Minister, to the Premier of BC, to individual municipalities – are involved. The Wilderness Committee have provided the best overview, a must-see Climate Change video: “Save the Salish Sea.”

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