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Site C dam will put communities, wildlife, and world heritage site at risk

  • Published on Dec 17 2014 |
  • This article is tagged as: bc

Site C dam will put communities, wildlife, and world heritage site at risk

CPAWS-BC deeply concerned about decision to proceed with hydro project

Vancouver, (BC) - The BC government announced yesterday that it would proceed with the Site C dam in northeastern BC, despite widespread opposition to the project. CPAWS-BC is deeply concerned about the further flooding of the Peace River Valley that Site C will require, and the resulting loss of high-value ecosystems and fertile farmland. This will jeopardize a core part of the Yellowstone to Yukon conservation corridor, critical for wildlife movement.

Read the full release from CPAWS BC.