Coalbed Methane development and fracking in BC's Rocky Mountains is still a very real threat. BP has sold their 300sq/km tenure to Apache Energy who will be fracking their first exploratory drill this summer.
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East Kootenay Citizens Concerned About Coalbed Methane
Thanks to everyone who has been calling the premiers office today. We have been making an impact for sure!. But, apparently they Premiers office no longer keeps a record of any correspondence received via telephone. (??? ya, I know)
So, if everyone could take 2 seconds right now to go to this form and submit a message that will go to the Premier and the Minister of Energy and Mines (who just called all environmentalists eco-fascists yesterday) That would be awesome!
Click here >> http://www.ekcbm.org/take-action-write-e-mail <<
Let's load up their inboxes and let them know where the people of the Kootenays and BC stand on this issue.
It was learned on June 14th that BP has already begun an exploratory drilling program 22 kilometers northeast of Fernie at Fir Creek.
What can you do it about it?
Also be sure to check out these two articles from our friends at Wildsight.
Tonight (Thursday April 30th) at the Fernie Community Centre at 7PM. Come out and ask your provincial candidates tough questions on coalbed methane development.
Ask why BP's 500 sq/km project is not going to be subject to the BC Environmental Assessment Process.
Ask why Fernie's opposition as been all but ignored.
You will be able to ask written questions or stand up to the mic and let yourself be heard.
Find out where your candidates stand. Make your vote count on May 12th.
BP will be presenting to our new mayor and council on Monday January 12th at the 7PM Council Meeting.
Come out and listen to what they have to say, and ask them the questions you wanted to ask them when we had invited them to come to our community forum.
Then, on Thursday January 15th our local MLA and Minister of Tourism Culture and the Arts Bill Bennett will be a guest at the Chamber Business Breakfast at 8AM at the Park Place Lodge.
If you are able to attend this breakfast it would be great if someone could pose the question to Bill Bennett about how he plans to manage the balance of industry and tourism etc.
You have made a difference before, you spoke up and the government listened..... but only a little bit.
Join people from across the province in telling the BC government that you still aren't comfortable with coalbed methane development in Beautiful British Columbia.
Concerned citizens from across BC are joining forces in a quest for responsible development. For more information on this new province wide initiative visit our new website www.concernedaboutcbm.org