Posts Tagged “british columbia”

Northern BC oil spill: Coast Guard’s alleged ‘gone fishing’ response sparks outrage

Originally published by the Vancouver Observer. An oil spill reported in the Grenville Channel near Hartley Bay, BC this week has the local Gitga’at Nation worried about the health of their fish. But apparently those concerns weren’t shared by Coast Guard staff sent to respond to the spill, who residents caught on video fishing from their boat […]

Tanker traffic increase threatens the Salish Sea off British Columbia’s Coastline

Originally published in the Times Colonist. By Chris Genovali And Misty MacDuffee, Times Colonist On British Columbia’s south coast, Kinder Morgan wants to triple the amount of crude oil being shipped from Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet through Georgia Strait, the Fraser estuary, Gulf Islands, Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait. The proposed pipeline expansions would […]