Saturday, February 04, 2012
An All Too Familiar Story: The LNG Battle Begins In British Columbia
The Proposed Kitimat B.C. LNG Terminal
(Phot0:Apache Canada Ltd. - Calgary Herald)
February 3, 2012
Larry Pynn - Vancouver Sun
Liquefied natural gas may not pose the same risk as an oil spill, but it does threaten human safety and the environment — to the point the Canadian government has opposed a U.S. proposal to ship LNG on the East Coast.
And while natural gas is seen as a cleaner fossil fuel than coal or oil, the process of extracting that gas is raising concerns related to water supplies and greenhouse-gas emissions.