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B.C. residents remain strongly opposed to Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal

02.05.14 | Media |  Dogwood

Contact: Edie Irons, Dogwood Initiative: (250) 370-9930 x. 31Barb Justason, Justason Market Intelligence: (604) 783-4165 Victoria, B.C. – According to a recent poll by Justason Market Intelligence, nearly two-thirds of British Columbians (64 per cent) oppose Enbridge’s proposal to transport crude oil through B.C.’s northern inside coastal waters. Fifty per cent strongly oppose the proposal […]

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Dogwood reacts to B.C.-Alberta Working Group Report

01.28.14 | Media |  Dogwood

Contact: Will Horter, Executive Director, 250.418.1672 VICTORIA – The B.C.-Alberta energy infrastructure working group created by premiers Christy Clark and Alison Redford released its report yesterday. Will Horter, Dogwood Initiative’s executive director, said this in response: “This report does not change the fact that a clear majority of British Columbians do not want an expansion […]

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British Columbians will stand up against risky oil tanker and pipeline recommendation

12.19.13 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 19/12/2013 Contact: Edie Irons, Communications Director (250) 370-9930 ext. 31   British Columbians will stand up against risky oil tanker and pipeline recommendation This afternoon the National Energy Board’s joint review panel (JRP) assessing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal released its much-anticipated report. Despite overwhelming opposition to the project […]

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Thousands Demand New Assessment of U.S. Coal Export Proposal

12.17.13 | Media |  Dogwood

In the past 30 days nearly 2,000 supporters of the Dogwood Initiative have submitted comments to Port Metro Vancouver rejecting its environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the proposal to transship U.S. thermal coal through Fraser Surrey Docks. “The unprecedented number of comments shows the public will not be shut out of the decision-making process and […]

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Dogwood Reacts to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Project Application

12.16.13 | Media |  Dogwood

This morning, US energy company Kinder Morgan filed a project application with the National Energy Board (NEB) to build a new pipeline to transport diluted bitumen from Alberta to Burnaby. The proposal includes sending more than 400 oil tankers a year through the coastal waters around Vancouver and the Gulf Islands. “Despite the 15,000 pages […]

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Port authority assessment of coal facility fails to prove proposal is safe

11.18.13 | Media |  Dogwood

An environmental impact assessment released today of the proposal to expand U.S. coal exports through Fraser Surrey Docks falls far short of assuring the public the proposal would not significantly undermine public health, the environment and community safety. “We were very skeptical from the time this assessment was announced that it would be up to […]

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Port Metro Vancouver being irresponsible by ignoring health officers

11.15.13 | Media |  Dogwood

Contact: Laura Benson, Beyond Coal Campaign Director (604) 353-9527 Port Metro Vancouver being irresponsible by ignoring health officers VANCOUVER – With the release of an environmental impact assessment of the Fraser Surrey Docks coal transfer facility expected any moment, chief medical officers for Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health are expressing concern at being shut out of […]

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Dogwood reacts to B.C. and Alberta agreement on pipeline conditions

11.05.13 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – The draft agreement between Premier Christy Clark and Allison Redford announced today indicating the province of Alberta agrees to meet premier Clark’s five conditions raises more questions than answers. Will Horter, Dogwood Initiative’s executive director, said this in response: “While it’s not clear what this agreement will do, it’s pretty clear what the […]

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