Common Sense Canadian

LNG tankers pose safety risk to Howe Sound: Chemistry PhD, resident

PostedSeptember 9, 2014 by in BC

Retired KPMG partner, chemistry PhD and My Sea to Sky member Eoin Finn on the safety risks posed by the planned Woodfibre LNG plant in Howe Sound.

He and The Common Sense Canadian’s Damien Gillis discuss the battle over social licence for the industry now playing out amongst various Howe Sound and Sunshine Coast municipal and regional governments.

Meanwhile, at last night’s council meeting – after grilling representatives from Woodfibre LNG – West Vancouver reaffirmed an earlier vote it took calling for a ban on LNG tankers in Howe Sound.


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Damien Gillis

Damien Gillis is a Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker with a focus on environmental and social justice issues - especially relating to water, energy, and saving Canada's wild salmon - working with many environmental organizations in BC and around the world. He is the co-founder, along with Rafe Mair, of The Common Sense Canadian, and a board member of both the BC Environmental Network and the Haig-Brown Institute.


    Susan Quipp

    Yes, I’d say if it doesn’t scare you to death, you may be already dead!

    Shelley Falk-Ouellette

    If this doesn’t scare you to death, nothing ever will. Our environment can no longer afford Christy Clark and her minions.

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