Natural Resources Management

Environmental groups call for cleaner BC mining

Environmental groups call for cleaner BC mining

The groups are urging the BC government and mining companies to commit to better practices and stronger regulations to protect communities from industrial pollution.

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Logging according to nature in Canada’s Boreal Forest

Logging according to nature in Canada’s Boreal Forest

By harvesting trees in patterns that resemble natural disturbances, Canadian forestry companies are hoping to improve sustainable management practices.

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BC rejects Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

BC rejects Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

With the province making its opposition official, the question now is whether the federal government will follow in its footsteps.

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End in sight for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

End in sight for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

Final six-month countdown for the project begins as oil producers are unlikely to sign shipping agreements.

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Wilderness Committee back in court to fight injunction

Wilderness Committee back in court to fight injunction

Logging company is seeking to bar public access to BC’s Walbran Valley.

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BC’s Cap and Trade Act scrapped to allow for LNG development

BC’s Cap and Trade Act scrapped to allow for LNG development

Legislation coming into force on January 1 allows BC’s greenhouse gas emissions from LNG to rise.

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US study confirms diluted bitumen sinks in water

US study confirms diluted bitumen sinks in water

Landmark study confirms that diluted bitumen sinks in water, making it nearly impossible to clean up a large spill with current technology.

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Manitoba Premier urged to ban mining in provincial parks

Manitoba Premier urged to ban mining in provincial parks

The Wilderness Committee delivered over 3,600 letters regarding the government’s Nopiming Provincial Park Draft Management Plan.

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Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh in on environmental assessments

Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh in on environmental assessments

Public interest groups appeal to highest court in Canada to overturn damaging precedent for major project reviews.

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Ancient tree grove discovered in BC’s threatened Walbran Valley forest

Ancient tree grove discovered in BC’s threatened Walbran Valley forest

Environmentalists document “Black Diamond Grove” in recently approved cutblock.

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