Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Victory for the Skeena Watershed
"We did it" proclaims The Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition header on their web-site. A decade long battle to preserve the Sacred Headwaters ended favorably 12-18-2012. Couldn't think of better Holiday gift. As the Coalition proclaims in their press release; “Coalbed methane development to be permanently banned from headwaters of major salmon rivers VANCOUVER - The B.C. government announced today that Shell would be withdrawing its plans to develop coalbed methane in the Klappan-Groundhog tenure area in northwest British Columbia. The government will also not issue oil and gas tenures in the area in the future”. Read more....http://skeenawatershed.com/news/article/historic_protection_for_bcs_sacred_headwaters_announced. This is an epic bit of news. It's nice to win one for a change.....
Posted by Steve Schmidt