Environment

Kinder Morgan asks feds to forbid City of Burnaby from halting pipeline work

Out lawyered? Energy giant uses its legal muscle in an attempt to override city opposition to its plans for the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline.

Mining Minister announces independent review of Imperial Metals' Mount Polley disaster

Mining Minister Bill Bennett pledges to "take responsibility" if his ministry's negligence is found to have contributed to the Mount Polley tailings breach.

What the Site C Dam is really for: an explosion of new fracking wells

Whatever else it's supposed to do, Site C is clearly intended to supply the fracking industry.

Imperial Metals wanted to detoxify Mount Polley tailings, but overlooked underlying problems

The mine was actively trying to find methods to make its tailings safer for the environment. Why didn't it deal with the issue of finding a place to safely discharge its water?