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Opinion: Don’t Let the Smoke Cloud your Thinking for a Clean Future

Opinion: Don’t Let the Smoke Cloud your Thinking for a Clean Future

By Sage Birchwater – Clean air is a gift we have to stand up for and protect. It’s not something we can take for granted. For those of us involved in the Rail Ties Be Wise campaign, the horrendous wildfire season of 2017 has steeled our resolve to protect our air quality. For long stretches […]

Opinion: Burning creosote and PCP laden rail ties in Williams Lake is an all risk and no benefit scenario

By Becky Bravi – Last year I made an appeal to the Environmental Appeal Board opposing the permit to allow Atlantic Power (AP) to burn up to 50 per cent creosote and PCP soaked rail ties in its fuel mix. As we move to post-evacuation alert status in Williams Lake I realize I am even […]