Environmental Protection

Woodfibre LNG receives official go-ahead

At last, a final investment decision (FID) for a Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) project was reached in British Columbia. This month, Woodfibre LNG announced its funding approval for the proposed $1.6-billion natural gas liquefaction plant located in Squamish, BC. The need for a project to proceed was key for the provincial government to show that the …

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Opinion: 190 Conditions On LNG Approval Put First Nations In Driver’s Seat

Most of the media coverage of the federal government’s approval of the Pacific NorthWest LNG project has been presented as a positive outcome for industry and government, and a negative one for First Nations. The simple truth is, not all First Nations are opposed to the project. In fact, many along the project’s route are …

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Press Release: The First Nations LNG Alliance Supports Federal Government Approval of Pacific NorthWest LNG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver, B.C. – September 28, 2016 – The First Nations LNG Alliance (FNLNGA) supports the federal government’s approval of the Pacific NorthWest LNG project in Prince Rupert, B.C., based on the proponent meeting 190 stringent conditions to mitigate environmental impacts. The prominence placed on meaningful First Nations consultation and engagement demonstrates a proactive …

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