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B.C. needs a full public inquiry into fracking, coalition says

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Hydraulic fracturing involves pumping water and chemicals deep into earth to fracture shale rock beds and release natural gas for extraction. (Brennan Linsley/The Associated Press)

Group calling on province to commit to public inquiry or commission into hydraulic fracturing

By Cory Correia, CBC News, November 6, 2017

A coalition of environmental, community and First Nation organizations is calling on the B.C. NDP to broaden a campaign promise to review fracking by instead ordering a full public inquiry or commission. Read the rest of this entry

Petronas expects to invest up to $16 billion in LNG export facility in B.C.

Global energy corporations are “dead serious” about investing in B.C., said provincial Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman

By The Associated Press June 11, 2013

A liquid natural gas tanker in Australia.

A liquid natural gas tanker in Australia.

VICTORIA — Global energy corporations are “dead serious” about investing in British Columbia’s potential as a world supplier of liquefied natural gas, said provincial Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman after a $16 billion announcement on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry