Port Alberni perfect for LNG plant: premier

| November 4, 2013

Premier Christy Clark said she’s excited about a proposal to modernize and expand port facilities in Port Alberni, which could include a new deep sea shipping terminal and a liquefied natural gas facility.

Clark said there’s been significant international interest in a Port Alberni LNG facility, which could be a huge job generator for the community. The premier has invited Port Alberni Port Authority to accompany her on a trade mission to Asia next month.

In an interview, Clark highlighted the Port Alberni proposal as an example of how Vancouver Island could benefit from her government’s focus on encouraging an LNG industry, based primarily in the province’s northwest...more

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