First Nations LNG Alliance

Newsletter: Thumbs up for Coastal GasLink

Thumbs up for Coastal GasLink The raised thumbs were those of Facebook emoticons, used by readers of our two latest blogs, to express their support for the Coastal GasLink pipeline. And to express their confidence in a successful crossing, in a micro-tunnel 11 metres under the riverbed, of the Morice River in BC (as illustrated …

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Win an Apple iPad!

Are you a member of one of the 20 First Nations along the Coastal GasLink pipeline route? You could win an iPad by filling in our questionnaire at http://ow.ly/nnvP50HxYf0. The deadline is March 10. The questionnaire is from our Diversity & Inclusion Outreach team. If you have questions, email them at outreach@fnlngalliance.com (Posted here 19 …

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Blog: Thumbs up for Coastal GasLink pipeline

Our last blog, with the headline ‘How pipelines go safely under rivers’ has been seen and read by more than 12,600 people on Facebook. Not always correctly read, though: The first paragraph explicitly spoke of Coastal GasLink’s “natural-gas pipeline” — but a surprising number of readers took it to be an oil pipeline, and protested …

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Blog: Putting pipelines safely under rivers

Included in the protests and blockades of the Coastal GasLink pipeline is the proposition that drilling a tunnel for the pipe beneath the Morice River and its side-channels will endanger salmon runs. The Morice River (Wedzin Kwa to the Wet’suwet’en people) is indeed a salmon river. It supports chinook, pink, coho and sockeye salmon, and …

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Newsletter: Strong future forecast for LNG

To all, we wish a Happy New Year! And as we head into the new year, a look at the future of LNG in the world. Critics of LNG projects in BC constantly proclaim that LNG will be displaced by hydrogen and renewable energies, so we should simply scrap our projects. But that’s wishful thinking. …

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