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Fracking-induced earthquake puts B.C. gas bonanza on shaky ground
The small town of Fox Creek in northern Alberta may have broken the world’s ‘fracking earthquake’ record with the 4.4-magnitude shaker that hit last month. The most probable cause, according to...
Feb 4th, 2015
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.
Aug 10th, 2014
BC’s natural gas play: a climate charade
Experts now call natural gas the "bridge fuel to nowhere." BC must choose between its expansion of natural gas for export and its own climate credibility.
Nov 21st, 2012