GAS & POWER

Calculating the Costs of Pulling the Plug on Site C

“I cannot see what is stopping Site C. They should be carving out their niche with the Site C dam.” That was BC Green...

Critics Dominate Site C Feedback, but Politicos Get Final Say | Vaughn Palmer

The B.C. Utilities Commission wrapped up the initial round of public consultations on Site C this week, gathering more than 100 submissions from experts,...

Site C Review Leaves Door Open to Mothball Entire Project | Vaughn Palmer

After weeks of speculation, the New Democrats released terms of reference Wednesday for a review of Site C that left the door open for...

Panel to Pursue Narrow Scope for Rushed Site C Review | Vaughn Palmer

The B.C. Utilities Commission on Wednesday appointed a four-member panel to conduct the cabinet-ordered review of Site C, under guidelines for public participation that...

NDP Government Sends Site C Dam for Independent Review

B.C.’s new NDP government has referred the largest construction project in the province’s history, the Site C dam, to an independent review to see...

Environmental Lawyers Question FortisBC’s Stand in Squamish

Firm hired by local citizens group says District should enforce its jurisdiction on company - Lawyers for Concerned Residents of Squamish say they do...

Energy Industry Uses Money, Army of Lobbyists to Influence BC Government

In the “wild west” of B.C. democracy, the fossil fuel industry not only donates millions of dollars to the BC Liberal Party, but doubles...

CCPA Says Progress Energy Failed to Get Regulatory Approval for Fracking Dams

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, a think-tank based in Vancouver, says that Progress Energy has built at least 16 dams in northeast B.C....

BC OGC Approves Permit for KT Energy’s Proposed Fort Nelson LNG Plant

Vancouver-based KT Energy Corporation announced today that the B.C. Oil & Gas Commission has issued a permit for the company to build and operate...

B.C.’s Pipeline Spill Map Has Been Offline for Over Eight Months

Since January 1, 2017 there have been more than 50 accidental releases from pipelines and oil and gas facilities in Alberta. These spills and...

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