Environment

Environmentalists challenge BC Hydro's right to relocate amphibians

An environmentalist is alleging that the BC government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission for BC Hydro to move tadpoles and frogs from an area near the planned Site C Dam.

B.C. mining code standards aims to eliminate disasters such as Mount Polley

In August 2014, a massive dam breached at the mine in B.C.'s Interior, sending 24 million cubic meters of waste and water into nearby rivers and lakes.

B.C. wildfire costs, numbers down over last year thanks to wet weather

Hot, dry conditions fuelled a number of blazes early in May, but wet weather has created a downturn in fire activity over the past month.

LNG Canada delay means dark clouds growing over industry in B.C.: expert

LNG Canada's decision to put the project in Kitimat on hold amid weak global prices isn't surprising, but it adds to the pessimistic mood around the future of the sector in B.C..

Food chain changes may be luring humpbacks to B.C.'s south coast: researchers

The Pacific Whale Watch Association says the number of whales is unprecedented around the southern end of Vancouver Island.

B.C. logging firm ordered to replant after audit of Creston-area operations

Board chairman Tim Ryan says in a news release that the licensee hasn’t harvested any cutblocks in the last two years.
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