Tag: site c dam

“Politicians are people who learn not to blink, when they lie.” ― Robert Black

I’m often asked why I continue to tweet, blog and write about Site C when preliminary works have started,contracts are being issued( some ridiculously early) and the current premier is clearly hell-bent on getting past the point of no return. I always reply: “Because…

Two new warnings issued to BC Hydro on Site C construction….again

Breaking news. BC Hydro and  contractor Morgan Construction have once again been issued warnings, two this time, for non-compliance and violations of the Environmental Certificates. One warning was issued for three separate incidents in late 2015 and spring of 2o16 in which BC Hydro…

BC Hydro responses to BC Utilities Commission raises new questions over WAC Bennett Dam repairs

After sitting through both Hydro’s lawyers presentations and the judges reasons for granting the injunction to remove the Rocky Mountain Fort land stewards – and hearing Justice Butler comment on the many persuasive arguments Site C should not proceed at this time –  I…

Site C consortium member Petrowest has waiver extended by lenders until March 31 2016

**UPDATED BELOW Here’s a little something interesting to gnaw on while I’m working this other story. In November 2015, the BC Government and BC Hydro awarded a $1.5 Billion contract to the Peace River Hydro Partners, of which Petrowest Corporation is included. http://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/regional-news/site-c/1-5-billion-site-c-civil-works-contract-awarded-to-peace-river-hydro-partners-1.2119419 Yet curiously…