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    World-Class BC LNG brings Third World deals with likes of Petronas

    “World-Class” BC LNG brings Third World deals with likes of Petronas

    BC is being sold out by its government on LNG, through secretive, backroom deals with the likes of Malaysian energy giant Petronas, argues Kevin Logan.


    BC should not be bullied by Petronas over LNG taxes

    BC should not be bullied or suckered by Petronas over LNG taxes

    BC has already given the farm away to LNG players like Malaysia's Petronas - slashing royalties, taxes, and regulation...But, apparently, it's still not enough.



    Behn, Gillis talk Yukon, fracking on CBC radio

    First Nations resource management expert Caleb Behn and filmmaker Damien Gillis discuss the pros and cons of fracking on CBC Yukon radio.


    BC govt bowed to oil lobby on deregulation of gas plants

    BC govt bowed to oil lobby on deregulation of gas plants: documents

    The BC government's controversial, failed elimination of environmental reviews for gas plants came under pressure from the oil and gas lobby, documents reveal.



    Hudson's Hope issues water quality advisory as heavy metals detected

    Hudson’s Hope issues water quality advisory as heavy metals detected

    The District of Hudson's Hope, in northeast BC, is warning residents not to use water from Lynx and Brenot Creeks, as heavy metals have been detected.


    Fracking-related earthquakes prompt halt to Ohio wastewater injections

    Fracking-related earthquakes prompt halt to Ohio wastewater injections

    State regulators suspend operations at two deep-injection wells for fracking wastewater in Ohio after learning the operation may have caused an earthquake.



    Gas industry contributes just 0.01 per cent of BC's revenues, very few jobs

    Gas industry contributes just 0.1% of BC’s revenues, few jobs

    According to Stats BC, the natural gas industry contributes a paltry 0.1% of the province's revenues and surprisingly few direct jobs.


    Toxic fracking waste illegally dumped in BC water treatment system

    Toxic fracking waste illegally dumped in BC water treatment system

    Shale gas companies illegally dumped toxic fracking waste fluids into Dawson Creek's water treatment system, an investigation by Desmog Canada reveals.



    Study links extractive industries to rise in domestic abuse

    A new study exposes one of the trade-offs associated with expanded resource development - an increase in violence against women.


    Rafe-with fracking, tankers world-class safety is just a weasel word

    Rafe: With fracking, tankers “world-class safety” is a weasel word

    Premier Clark's promises of "world class" safety for fracking, oil and gas pipelines and tankers are weasel words that mean absolutely nothing, says Rafe Mair.