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Forestry Industry in Dark on Effects of Southern Alberta Land-Use Plan

— Posted on Jan 06, 2014 09:00 PM in: General News
Forestry Industry in Dark on Effects of Southern Alberta Land-Use Plan

As concerns grow over logging along the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies, a forestry company operating in the area says there are more questions than answers in the proposed land-use plan for the area.

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Fort Chipewyan Métis Launch $3B Dam Lawsuit

— Posted on Dec 13, 2013 01:30 PM in: General News
Fort Chipewyan Métis Launch $3B Dam Lawsuit

The Métis Nation of Alberta in Fort Chipewyan is suing BC Hydro and the federal government for $3 billion for damages to the Lake Athabasca delta.

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David Suzuki Foundation Argues Site C Would Cause Irrevocable Ecological harm

— Posted on Dec 13, 2013 11:00 AM in: General News
David Suzuki Foundation Argues Site C Would Cause Irrevocable Ecological harm

The cumulative effects of resource development in the Peace Region took the forefront at the Site C public hearings Wednesday, with the David Suzuki Foundation arguing that the Peace Valley and surrounding watersheds have already been severely impacted by land use and industrial activities.

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Parks Canada Concerned About Downstream Impact of Site C Dam

— Posted on Dec 09, 2013 01:30 PM in: General News
Parks Canada Concerned About Downstream Impact of Site C Dam

Parks Canada says BC Hydro’s two existing dams on the Peace River have damaged the “ecological integrity” of globally significant wildlife habitat downstream and that any environmental assessment of the planned Site C dam should include cumulative impacts.

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Research: Montana Bats May Be Species Proposed as Endangered

— Posted on Nov 02, 2013 12:30 PM in: General News
Research: Montana Bats May Be Species Proposed as Endangered

Recent research indicates Montana and British Columbia may have northern myotis bats – the same species the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed for endangered species status because of a massive die-off in the eastern United States.

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