Wednesday, November 5, 2014

05/11/2014: Petronas-led LNG project threat to salmon habitat

by Brent Jang - The Globe and Mail

A group of First Nations is fighting the Petronas-led Pacific NorthWest LNG project, marking the first time that aboriginals have outright opposed a liquefied natural gas proposal in British Columbia.ii

This is an artistic rendering of Pacific NorthWest LNG’s proposed export terminal on Lelu Island, near Prince Rupert in northwestern British Columbia.
(Pacific NorthWest LNG)

Many aboriginal leaders have voiced their support in principle for B.C.’s fledgling LNG industry in the past, as long as the projects meet environmental standards to protect the land and water, but Pacific NorthWest LNG is facing criticism for choosing a site that critics say will harm juvenile salmon.

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