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Mayor Gregor Robertson petitions against Kinder Morgan's TransMountain Pipeline request

Mayor Gregor Robertson expresses deep concern and opposition to the expansion of US oil giant Kinder Morgan's $5 billion plan to twin its TransMountain Pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby. "...

Exxon Valdez lawyer recounts ongoing horrors of oil spill

An attorney from Valdez tells of heartbreak and devastation resulting from one of the world's most notorious oil spills.

Harper’s resource development plan irresponsible, say environmental leaders

Resource Minister Joe Oliver unveiled details of Harper’s resource development plan today, pledging more money for inspections and fines for oil industry infractions. But is it enough?

Fearing destruction of local resources by Enbridge pipeline, Northern BC community prepares hunger strike

Hunger strike participants from the Bella Bella community say they fear a potential oil spill by Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline will threaten their ocean and traditional food sources.

Oil executive son's testimony at Prince Rupert Northern Gateway pipeline joint review panel

At the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings, the son of an oil executive delivered a riveting speech about the power and destruction of oil.

British Columbians urged to pipe up about Enbridge Northern Gateway project

British Columbians have a crucial opporutnity to speak up about the controversial Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, says Victoria-based environmental group Dogwood Initiative.  "This is about...

Moving oil across B.C. to thirsty foreign markets

Last week, the House of Commons passed a non-binding motion that calls for a legislative ban on all tanker traffic off British Columbia’s ecologically sensitive north coast. All Conservatives MP’s...

TEDxOilSpill Vancouver Meetup: inspiring local and global transformation

Vancouver's first TEDxOilSpill Meetup group, held Monday, July 12th, brought together a group of seven people, most of us strangers, but all of us passionate and frustrated by the Deep Water Horizon

Oil tankers in Vancouver's waters carry risk and fuel

Large tankers are a common sight in the Burrard inlet. However, some critics say Vancouver is poised to see an escalating tide of crude oil tankers due to increasing flow of petroleum from Alberta's o