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    Lawyer warns LNG industry- Don't count on power from Site C dam

    Lawyer warns LNG industry: Don’t count on power from Site C dam

    Legal challenges from First Nations and farmers could scuttle or delay Site C dam for years, lawyer Rob Botterell warns the LNG industry counting on power from the hydro project.


    Shocking critique from Site C Panel Chair should have govt pulling plug

    Shocking critique from Site C Panel Chair should have govt pulling plug

    In his unprecedented critique of the government's decision to built Site C Dam, the head of the panel that reviewed the $9 Billion project gives us yet one more reason to pull the plug.



    Landmark Treaty 8 lawsuit challenges Site C Dam, LNG

    Landmark Treaty 8 lawsuit challenges Site C Dam, LNG

    A sweeping lawsuit from a Treaty 8 First Nation threatens the province's resource agenda - including the proposed Site C Dam and shale gas and LNG development.


    Federal Court denies BC Hydro’s request to hurry up Site C challenge

    BC Hydro's construction plans for Site C Dam took a blow this week when a federal court judge refused to hurry up a legal challenge brought by local farmers and First Nations against the project.



    Why BC Hydro always overestimates future power demand- Economist

    Why BC Hydro always overestimates future power demand: Economist

    BC Hydro routinely and significantly overestimates future power demand - but why? Economist Erik Andersen explains, while questioning the business case and need for the $9 Billion proposed Site C Dam.


    Harper govt joins BC in backing Site C, despite significant adverse environmental effects

    Why Site C Dam isn’t a done deal

    Damien Gillis on the hurdles still facing Site C Dam after being approved by the BC govt. From 6 lawsuits to mounting financial challenges, why the $9 Billion-plus project is far from a done deal.



    Law suits, govt errors may sink Site C Dam

    Site C Dam: Govt ignores own rules, faces multiple lawsuits

    Whether or not the BC Liberal government approves Site C Dam, the $8.5 Billion+ project faces multiple lawsuits from landowners and First Nations, based on the government breaking its own laws.


    Christy Clark admits Site C not needed for LNG; Cracks forming in her support for project: Bloomberg

    BC Premier Christy Clark has changed her position, now admitting that Site C Dam isn't needed to power LNG plants - and given the choice between the two, she'd pick LNG.



    IPPs even worse rip-off than Site C Dam, SFU economist warns

    IPPs an even worse rip-off than Site C Dam, SFU economist warns

    SFU economist Dr. Marvin Shaffer warns BC should stay away from private power IPPs just as much as it should the costly proposed Site C Dam.


    Evidence shows no need for Site C Dam: Economist to Energy Minister

    Evidence clearly shows there is no need to build the $8 Billion-plus Site C Dam, says economist Erik Andersen in a letter to Energy Minister Bill Bennett