Morning panels: LNG in BC and Earthquake preparedness
We've registered and are now in our morning sessions. Adam and Director of Communications Stefan Jonsson are at a panel discussion on LNG in BC, and Director of Development Wyatt Tessari and Admin and Volunteer Coordinator Jordan Bober are at the Earthquake preparedness session.
Adam and staff will provide analysis on the LNG presentations later in the day.
Honourable Rich Coleman, Minister of Natural Gas Development and Minister Responsible for Housing
B.C. Greens welcome government announcement of an independent investigation of Mt. Polley and tailings ponds.
The B.C. Green Party welcomes the B.C. Government’s announcement of a three-person panel charged with undertaking an independent investigation of the Mount Polley mine tailings pond dam failure that occurred two weeks ago today. The panel will investigate all aspects of the dam’s failure and will report back to government with recommendations by January 31, 2015. The investigation will be paid for by Imperial Metals.Read more
All tailings ponds need immediate inspection: B.C. Green Party
For immediate release
Aug. 7, 2014
VICTORIA, B.C. – In light of the tragic industrial disaster at Mount Polley Mine south of Quesnel, the B.C. Green Party is calling on the provincial government to require every mine in the province to undertake an independent engineering report of their tailings storage facilities.Read more