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LNG facility in B.C. Photo: bcgovphotos/flickr
Jim Stanford | Canadians should thank our lucky stars that Malaysia's state-owned Petronas finally pulled the plug on its Pacific Northwest LNG project.
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Duncan Cameron | The federal environment minister is sitting on a big decision. In the face of opposition from First Nations, she is charged with granting environmental approval for an LNG project on Lelu Island.
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Photo: Lax U'u'la (Lelu Island)/Council of Canadians blog
Brent Patterson | Federal environment minister Catherine McKenna was to decide whether or not to grant approval to the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal by the regulatory deadline of March 22.
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DePape on Lax U'u'la with Chief Yahaan.
Brent Patterson | It appears that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency could issue a report on the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal this month and announce a decision as early as February.
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Brent Patterson | The Harper and Clark governments have approved the LNG Canada project. While this is the first to be approved under a federal-provincial streamlined process, more could be on the way.
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David Hughes | Our recent report by David Hughes, A Clear Look at BC LNG, prompted dismissive comments from the B.C. government and the LNG industry. CCPA-BC asked David to respond.
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Source: CCPA-BC
Marc Lee | A new report considers the ambition of the LNG enterprise as envisioned by the B.C. government, and delivers the first assessment of the cumulative impacts of LNG development.
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Brent Patterson | In the third and final vote this week, the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation voted against the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal, despite a $1 billion offer to them to accept it.
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Image: Proposed Squamish LNG Plant on the Howe Sound's western shore. Image borr
Emma Lui | On Monday, the Council of Canadians made a submission to the B.C. Environment Assessment Office calling on the B.C. government to reject the Woodfibre LNG project.
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Brent Patterson | The International Monetary Fund has stated that Canada's massive subsidization of the fossil fuel industry includes, in relation to natural gas, about $440 million in producer support.
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David Suzuki | Pervasive fossil fuel infrastructure makes it difficult to contemplate rapidly shifting away from coal, oil and gas, which creates a psychological barrier to rational discourse on energy issues.
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Highway 16 blocked by LNG protest Dec. 6
Brent Patterson | Gitxsan hereditary chiefs Spookw and Luutkudziiwus closed Highway 16 at New Hazelton on Dec. 6 in protest over the approval of two pipelines to be built on Gitxsan territory.