The Energy East pipeline proposal is fraught with risk. From the guaranteed release of climate-changing greenhouse gases associated with the pipeline to the risks of a spill in our waterways, to the damages and industrial development in Manitoba’s beloved Whiteshell Provincial Park, Energy East is simply a bad idea.
That’s why we’re asking you to let the Manitoba government know how strongly you feel that this pipeline should not go ahead.
Compliance fails to meet deadline to provide more information on project
VICTORIA – Today in an unexpected development, Compliance Energy Corporation accused the BC Environment Assessment Office (EAO) of bias. This accusation came after the company missed an important deadline to provide the office with critical information regarding its Raven Coal Mine proposal on Vancouver Island.
Earlier this summer the EAO gave Compliance until August 28th to provide more information about the project and the company’s intentions. In a rambling letter sent last week, Compliance did not provide any new information, and instead accused the EAO of bias against the coal mine.
Wilderness Committee to deliver 3,600 letters to Premier Selinger
WINNIPEG - Today at 10:30 a.m. the Wilderness Committee is delivering 3,600 letters to Premier Greg Selinger’s office at the Legislature, asking that the beautiful and wild lower Bird River in eastern Manitoba be permanently protected from development.
Province launches 60-day public consultation process on protection options
VANCOUVER – This morning in a positive announcement following consultations in the region, the BC government released an intentions paper and invited public feedback regarding protection options in the South Okanagan-Similkameen. Included in the proposed protection options is a national park reserve designation.
"I am grinning ear to ear," said Gwen Barlee, Policy Director with the Wilderness Committee. "I grew up in the South Okanagan and every time I go back I see another piece of wilderness gobbled up. Establishing a national park reserve here will be something our children and grandchildren will thank us for."