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 Energy and Resources
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Rafe: Clark govt in over its head with big LNG players like Petronas

Rafe Mair argues BC is being played by LNG behemoths like Petronas. The Clark government is out of its depth, negotiating away taxes and environmental protections.
Burnaby wins one round with Kinder Morgan, as NEB refuses to override bylaws
World-Class BC LNG brings Third World deals with likes of Petronas
 
 WATER
Suzuki- Site C Dam would swamp First Nations treaty rights

Suzuki: Site C Dam would swamp First Nations’ treaty rights

"Building Site C Dam and flooding the Peace Valley would be more than folly," says David Suzuki. "It would be a tragedy for First Nations, agriculture and the environment."
First-Nations-to-Ottawa--Scrap-Site-C-Dam-or-LNG-is-a-no-go
Large hydro dams aren't green - they actually drive climate change
 
 Oceans
New laws would enable fish farms to dump more waste, chemicals

New laws would enable fish farms to dump more waste, chemicals

Proposed changes to aquaculture regulations would enable the dumping of debris by fish farms, such as unused feed, feces, chemicals and anti-fouling agents.
Farmed salmon escapes far more prevalent than industry admits-study
Morton seeks answers from Grieg over farmed salmon die-off
 
 Climate Change
Greenwash king Patrick Moore turns climate change denier

Greenwash King Patrick Moore sews seeds of climate change doubt

Environmentalist-turned-corporate-shill Patrick Moore is at it again, this time questioning human-caused climate change in a Province op-ed. Rafe Mair takes on his flawed logic.
Large hydro dams aren't green - they actually drive climate change
Melting sea ice a help and hindrance to Arctic drilling