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Glacier Howser Review Terminated

Citizens concerned about privatization and destruction of BC's Wild Rivers can breathe a little easier, and bull trout can swim a little safer. BC's Environmental Assessment Office terminated the Glacier Howser IPP project in a letter to proponent AXOR last week. The proposed independent power project would have put four creeks in the Purcell range into a 16-km underground pipe. West Kootenay…

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Incomappleux IPP update

Thanks to the many people who have submitted comments on the unthinkable IPP on the Incomappleux River, the deadline has been extended to Oct 15. Click the link above for the background on the proposal. In talking to a reporter for the Invermere newspaper, they have been flooded with public notices on the many proposed IPPs in that area. Further investigation reveals that many of the approvals…

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Proposed Incomappleux IPP

A huge power corporation, TransAlta, has applied to begin studies that would allow a power plant in the Incomappleux river valley.

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