The Heiltsuk Nation is proposing plan to take a strong leadership role in oil spill prevention and response along BC’s Central Coast.
A full year after the Nathan E. Stewart tugboat spill near Bella Bella, BC, the Heiltsuk Nation is still dealing with the effects, and is now preparing a legal case against both the polluter, Kirby Corporation, and Canadian governments.
A month after sinking, the Nathan E. Stewart tugboat was finally raised from the seafloor. But its only the beginning for the Heiltsuk community.
Two environmental organizations and more than individuals join experts in withdrawing from the National Energy Board hearings due to flawed and biased process.
A recent poll shows a majority of British Columbians want Prime Minister Stephen Harper to either delay or kill the Northern Gateway pipeline.
Let’s hope for truly world-class leadership and a clear ‘no’ from Harper and Clark on Northern Gateway.
After more than a year of hearings, the National Energy Board panel reviewing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal completed the community hearings phase of its review.
Marine toxicologist Riki Ott warns about risks of oil spills along BC coast.
Little Buffalo community members, including school children, experience nausea, burning eyes and headaches after one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta history leaked nearly 30,000 barrels of oil into Lubicon traditional territory in the Peace Region of Northern Alberta.
Museum London Art Rental Gallery, located in London, Ontario will be presenting new works by Jill Price, a graduate of the University of Western Ontario visual arts. Her series entitled Global Landscapes: Oil consists of gestural landscapes designed to visualize how oil consumes our lives politically, economically and environmentally.
The federal government is not keeping its commitments to take the lead in protecting the environment and moving toward sustainable development, says Scott Vaughan, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development.
Almost as much ink as oil was spilled regarding the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico – which, for the record, dumped millions of gallons since first reported after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion on April 20, 2010.