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Central Coast diesel spill response slow, ineffective, serious damage done: Heiltsuk

Related NewsOct 17, 2016

Judging by official statements in the aftermath of the ongoing Central Coast diesel fuel spill, the response to the disaster was relatively effective and damage minimized – a PR line largely soaked up by the mainstream media.Read More

I’m Still Waiting for an Interview With a Government Scientist About the Diesel Spill Near Bella Bella

Related NewsOct 17, 2016

I’m irritated today. Maybe it’s a case of the Mondays. Maybe it’s because B.C.’s pipeline incident webpage has been down for over a month. Or maybe it’s because the amount of oil spilled from a pipeline into an Alberta wetland, first reported on ... Read More

Central Coast diesel spill response slow, ineffective, serious damage done: Heiltsuk

Related NewsOct 17, 2016

Judging by official statements in the aftermath of the ongoing Central Coast diesel fuel spill, the response to the disaster was relatively effective and damage minimized – a PR line largely soaked up by the mainstream media. To the people in whose ... Read More

B.C. government’s lack of progress on oil spill response highlighted by tug accident

Related NewsOct 16, 2016

In 2012 the B.C. government set out five conditions that must be met before the province supports two proposed pipelines that would greatly increase tanker traffic on the West Coast. No.2 on that list is the establishment of a “world-leading marine ... Read More

B.C. government’s lack of progress on oil spill response highlighted by tug accident

Related NewsOct 16, 2016

In 2012 the B.C. government set out five conditions that must be met before the province supports two proposed pipelines that would greatly increase tanker traffic on the West Coast. No.2 on that list is the establishment of a “world-leading marine ... Read More

Clam beds at risk after sinking tug spills fuel near Bella Bella, says local First Nation

Related NewsOct 13, 2016

First Nations on B.C.'s Central Coast are worried about environmental damage after a tug boat that left Alaska with nearly 200,000 litres of diesel fuel ran aground early Thursday morning near Bella Bella. The Nathan E. Stewart and the empty fuel ... Read More

Heiltsuk call for tanker ban to include fuel barges amid ongoing leak in Great Bear Sea

Related NewsOct 13, 2016

A 10,000 tonne US-owned fuel barge, the Nathan E. Stewart, ran aground in Seaforth Channel on BC’s central coast early this morning and the tug that was towing it is now leaking fuel into the highly sensitive marine environment of the Great Bear Sea ... Read More

Economic benefits of LNG project outweighed 'significant adverse' effects, cabinet decided

Related NewsOct 7, 2016

The federal cabinet knew there would be "significant adverse environmental effects" from the Pacific NorthWest LNG pipeline but approved it anyway, believing economic benefits of the project justified the decision, according to Privy Council ... Read More

Romania bans trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats

Related NewsOct 5, 2016

Romania has banned all trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats in a surprise decision that gives Europe’s largest population of large carnivores a reprieve from its most severe and immediate threat. The move on Tuesday reverses a ... Read More

Another cod-like collapse possible under DFO watch, says federal audit

Related NewsOct 5, 2016

A new federal audit report warns another fish species collapse could happen again under the watch of Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans. "From my perspective, we are still at risk of having another stock potentially go into collapse, ... Read More

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