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At this time, we remain greatly concerned about impact of this project on air and water quality, marine and human life, current economy & the future for Howe Sound.

Processing and shipping liquefied natural gas poses many risks to human life and the environment.

Time for action - Schedule of important dates regarding the Woodfibre LNG project

Preparing for the Public Comment Period of the Environmental Assessment Process

The pressure on citizens is fuelled by information received primarily through the media about the Province's and proponents plans intentions for Howe Sound.

Woodfibre LNG could be the first export facility for shipping facility on the west coast.  There are inherent dangers in liquefying and storing some 100,000 tonnes of liquefied gas, let alone the shipping of it down Howe Sound.

Woodfibre LNG  Approval Process Moving along

Future of Howe Sound Society has received advanced notice of the upcoming open houses being hosted by Woodfibre Natural Gas Ltd.

Woodfibre LNG Environmental Assessment Process

Woodfibre Natural Gas Limited proposes the development and operation of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) production, storage and marine carrier LNG transfer facility on the previous industrial Woodfibre Pulp and Paper Mill site.

The 30 day public comment period on the Draft Application Information Requirements for the Eagle Mountain Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project commenced November 15th and continues to December 16th.    Communities around Howe Sound are in full support of a comprehensive management plan and are urging the Provincial Government to commence a planning process.   A recent article in the Squamish Chief raises some of the concerns we share about the proposed project.

March 11-14, 2013.  Local news media interviewed spokesperson Jeff Gau on the Future of Howe Sound's position on the announcement of a proposed LNG plant for the old Woodfibre site near Squamish.

Indonesian billionaire Sukanto Tanoto has bought an industrial site at Squamish in order to export liquefied natural gas. Pacific Oil & Gas, says it would use a deepwater port at the old Woodfibre pulp-mill site to operate what it calls a "small-scale" LNG facility. Natural gas would be liquefied for shipment in tankers to overseas markets.

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