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Supriya Tandan


PNG LNG: Where do we go from here?

By Supriya Tandan October 4, 2016 4 October 2016

Last week, against the backdrop of a calm B.C. Coast, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (“the Minister”), announced that the Federal government is approving the $11 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG Project, subject to over 190 legally binding conditions.

It remains to be seen whether the project is still economically viable. However, if it does go ahead the Pembina Institute argues the BC Government will be incapable of meeting its own legislation-mandated targets for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

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