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Nicola Valley chiefs protesting trucking of sewage from Central Okanagan to Merritt
CBC News, April 15, 2015
A group of about 25 people including chiefs representing Nicola Valley First Nations are occupying the Kelowna office of BC Premier Christy Clark.
They are protesting a contentious proposal to truck in and dump treated bio-waste on to local farmer’s fields as compost.
“Trucking thousands of tons of sewage treatment waste to be spread onto our farms, ranches and forests is not healthy for our lands,” the chiefs said in a statement.
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Posted in Defending Territory
Tags: biowaste, Native occupation, native protests, Nicola Valley First Nations, Premier Christy Clark, sewage sludge
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