Westcoast coal terminal

Clock ticking, British Columbia residents rally to oppose new coal terminal

Vancouver and Coast Salish Territories, British Columbia — No less than 80% of Canada’s coal exports are shipped through British Columbia, and export terminals in the Lower Mainland received over $1 billion earlier this year to improve transport efficiency and capacity. Now, a new proposal for coal export from the Fraser Surrey Docks (FSD) terminal has raised the alarm bells for local residents.

ANCOUVER and COAST SALISH TERRITORIES, British Columbia — No less than 80% of Canada’s coal exports are shipped through British Columbia, and export terminals in the Lower Mainland received over $1 billion earlier this year to improve transport efficiency and capacity. Now, a new proposal for coal export from the Fraser Surrey Docks (FSD) terminal has raised the alarm bells for local residents. – See more at: http://www.occupy.com/article/clock-ticking-british-columbia-residents-rally-oppose-new-coal-terminal#sthash.Uoy01ub3.dpuf

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