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Local border waters are on the cusp of a major rise in oil tanker traffic

April 29, 2024
Tom Banse

Are we ready? Completion of a Canadian pipeline expansion means more crude-carrying vessels passing through the Salish Sea en route to the Pacific, amplifying spill fears.

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Canada approved a major port expansion in endangered orca habitat — now it’s going to court

February 20, 2024
Steph Kwetásel'wet Wood, The Narwhal

Just north of the U.S.-Canada border, conservation groups say the feds contravened endangered species law when they approved Roberts Bank Terminal 2 in Metro Vancouver, which would double the footprint of Canada’s largest port.

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BC mega container terminal questions answered

November 8, 2023
Ginny Broadhurst

Commentary: National focus narrows consideration of potential environmental damages.

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