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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. "...
Apr 25th, 2012
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.
Apr 20th, 2012
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?
Apr 17th, 2012
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.
Mar 30th, 2012
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.
Feb 19th, 2012
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...
Sep 20th, 2011
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...
Daniel D. Veniez
Dec 12th, 2010
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
Jul 15th, 2010
In the first crucial six hours following a potential oil spill, Burrard Inlet's survival will depend on one company
Will Burrard Clean Operations be able to handle the job?
Jul 5th, 2010
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
Jun 15th, 2010