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July 24 - August 6


Pipelines are forever?

The Kinder Morgan proposes expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to a target capacity of 890,000/bpd. However, it relies on the original, and still existing, 60-year-old pipeline for fully one-third of its capacity. In view of its age, pipe specification, maintenance requirements, product to be shipped, and route, the existing pipeline should be subject to an environmental review separate from the new pipeline.

on page 1 | also single article 'Reprint' in Oil + Gas + Coal archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Island Trust Area Carbon Sink

The Islands Trust Area contains most of the carbon sink of BC’s Coastal Douglas fir zone.

on page 1 | also single article 'Reprint' in Local Governments and Islands Trust Matters archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


LNG prices getting critical

Is BC right to put all its eggs in the LNG basket? Asian prices are dropping and BC hasn’t set its tax regime yet. Out of fourteen proposals there are no financial commitments.

on page 3 | also single article 'Reprint' in Oil + Gas + Coal archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Islands Trust Council meets on Saturna

Priscilla Ewbank provides an island’s view into the most efficient organization of Gulf Islands local government.

on page 2 | also single article 'Reprint' in Local Government and Islands Trust Matters archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Whistle-stops: Getting Passenger Rail Back On Track

Oil trains are taking over Canada’s rail system. The low-carbon travel of passenger trains is feeling the impact.

on page 3 | also single article 'Reprint' in Transportation archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Carbs and fibre

Brian Crumblehulme dissects a study of studies and finds surprising conclusions: no evidence that carbohydrates are inherently bad but lots of evidence that fibre is vital to a healthy diet.

on page 7 | also single article 'Reprint' in Farms + Food archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


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