No To Methane, Yes To Livelihood

The British Columbian government has announced that Shell is withdrawing plans to develop coalbed methane (essentially, burning coal seams underground and harnessing the energy released) in the Skeena, Nass and Stikine river watersheds. “This is an incredible victory for local communities and First Nations people. Shell and the BC government deserve recognition for listening to these communities and making a decision to protect livelihoods” said Shannon McPhail, Director of Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition. The region – also known as the Sacred Headwaters ...


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