August 2014 Newsletter

September 2, 2014

News from BURNCO on Gravel Mine Proposal Supertankers Not Envisioned by Howe Sound Communities Upping the Noise to Save the Peace Feedback to Ministry of Forests on Woodlots

BURNCO Rock Products posted on August 5, 2014 a revised project description. The size of the processing area appears to be 60% larger and the barge load out jetty is 125 metres closer to the residential area at McNab, yet Burnco is petitioning to have the process continue without re-review.

Premier Clark announced from China in November 2013 that Woodfibre LNG at Squamish  could be the first west coast facility to liquefy natural gas (LNG) and export to Asia.  This was news, and still is to many who live along the route of the supertankers that will be carrying this highly hazardous cargo.* It is possible members of government promoting this location are not familiar with the geography and demographics of Howe Sound as […]

It was another beautiful day in Howe Sound July 27th behind Gambier Island in Thornborough Channel for the Future of Howe Sound Society’s S.O.S. event.

All comments sent submitted by Aug. 5th will be forwarded to the Statutory Decision maker who will make the final recommendation to proceed or pursue other alternatives.

Kayak, sail, paddle, and power your way to Howe Sound Join us to make some noise to stop the re-industrialization of this beautiful place. SUNDAY – JULY 27th – 1:00 to 3:00 PM Thornborough Channel (North End of Gambier Island to McNab Creek Valley) Please join us for a Live Outdoor Benefit Concert by “The Brothers” band in Howe Sound.

We urge people to submit their comments on line to the BC Environmental Assessment Office

Kayak, sail, paddle, and power your way to Howe Sound Join us to make some noise to stop the re-industrialization of this beautiful place.

Please attend to learn more and have a say - the future of the Wild Heart of Howe Sound is at risk

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