New photos show new cracks and landslide yet again on the North Slope of Site C. How much are they costing us and how long before someone gets hurt?

New photos in from Site C today following yet another large slide on the work site. The first is a full aerial view: In this second photo I have enhanced the contrast so you can more easily see where the slope has cracked and has come down. The line starts just below the road onContinue reading New photos show new cracks and landslide yet again on the North Slope of Site C. How much are they costing us and how long before someone gets hurt?

I have a stake in the Peace…do you?

On the heels of the protests against the biggest mistake Newfoundland Labrador governments have ever made via the Muskrat Falls boondoggle, critics and opponents of Site C launched a new campaign started by Wendy Holm.  And I wanted to share the words of my friend Shelley Falk-Ouellette  who tells the story of the significance  ofContinue reading I have a stake in the Peace…do you?

“Disturbing the Peace: The story of the Site C dam”

Since covering the Site C stories in earnest, I’ve come to highly respect the work done by DeSmog and in particular of Sarah Cox and Emma Gilchrist, whose affinity for the issues and people they cover reminds me of my own. Last week Sarah broke the compelling news that BC Hydro is forcing the departureContinue reading “Disturbing the Peace: The story of the Site C dam”

*updated:More questions raised about Site C construction compliance with provincial and federal fisheries/water regulations

***** Updated April 4th, 2016. Alaska Highway reporter Johnny Wakefield is reporting this today: http://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/regional-news/site-c/site-c-breaches-environmental-conditions-failed-to-control-sediment-in-river-1.2227512 Of course, we were on that story two months ago when I first reported these incidents to DFO and emailed them this link – DFO’s response at that time, is  at the bottom of the post. RossK, has his takeContinue reading *updated:More questions raised about Site C construction compliance with provincial and federal fisheries/water regulations