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Jenny Uechi

Jenny Uechi is Managing Director of Observer Media Group.  She is a special reports writer for National Observer.

BC Enbridge oil spill risk frighteningly high, engineering group claims

A new campaign by professional engineers warns about the potential risks of a large oil spill.

Shell reports oil spilled at refinery near Puget Sound

A hose burst at Shell's Anacosta oil refinery in Puget Sound this morning causing up to 8,000 gallons oil to leak. The burst, which was reported around 9:30 a.m., happened when a hose used to...

Europe trash tours sent Metro Van decision makers jet-setting away from nearby solutions

Public officials who go on incinerator tours in Europe come back convinced that waste-to-energy incineration is the way to go.
Rex Murphy Point of View Neil Young Oil Sands

CBC should stop journalists like Rex Murphy from taking speaking fees: Ombudsman review

Ombudsman concludes that CBC's broadcasters should be wary of payments from "powerful advocacy groups"

Incinerators and coal factories equal in dismal economic benefits, U.S. study says

As part of its Clean Energy Act, BC does not allow coal-fired power generation. Meanwhile, Metro Vancouver is pursuing a $480 million plan for waste-to-energy incinerating garbage, which a U.S....

Hundreds protest cuts to BC ferries at BC legislature

Infuriated protesters confront MLAs in Victoria.

The "mind-boggling" path toward Metro Vancouver's $480 million incineration plan

"Incinerators are just a landfill in the sky. You still need a place to dump all that toxic ash," a member of Metro Vancouver's board told the Vancouver Observer.

Justin Trudeau favours Kinder Morgan expansion approval (if it's 'done right')

He hopes to see it approved, but not unconditionally.

NEB's audit of TransCanada leaves whistleblower disillusioned

"I have little respect for the NEB after reading this," a former TransCanada pipeline engineer said.

Peter Mansbridge speaking at CAPP event

It's not just Rex Murphy: CBC's The National' anchor Peter Mansbridge gave a keynote address at a Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Investors Symposium. The photo, dated...