Thursday, July 20, 2006

Alarm sounded on coalbed methane in BC

Merran Smith in the Smithers Interior News:
We are concerned that B.C.’s regulations for coal bed methane are inadequate. Unlike mines such as Blue Pearl, coalbed methane developments are not subject to environmental assessments. There is nothing to address cumulative impacts. And compliance and enforcement monitoring is largely conducted by the company itself, not the government.
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