Blue Horizon obtains injunction to stop Methanex equipment leaving Kitimat site

Blue Horizon, the company that had ¬†and lost the contract to ¬†dismantle the old Methanex site in Kitimat has obtained an injunction preventing the buyer of the equipment from removing the material from the site by the Kitimat River. Last … Continue reading

Cleanup worker files whistle blower lawsuit over Kalamazoo oil spill

Energy Environment Law The Kalamazoo Gazette reports in Judge to hear whistle-blower lawsuit of Kalamazoo River oil spill worker  A Calhoun County judge next week will hear a whistle-blower lawsuit from a former Kalamazoo River oil spill cleanup worker who … Continue reading

Analysis: The NEB and LNG, The environment if necessary, but not necessarily the environment

Analysis If there are any doubts about the confusing nature of National Energy Board hearings,  at least for the public, as opposed to energy lawyers, that can be found in the decision relating to the application for the KM LNG … Continue reading

US Coast Guard seizes “stateless” drift net boat off Alaska: AP

Fishery Associated Press reporter Becky Bohrer in Juneau reports on the Bangun Perkasa a rat-infested illegal fishing boat with a 10 mile long drift net seized off Alaska. Seized Vessel Shines Light on Illegal Fishing The recent seizure of a … Continue reading

Harper’s decision to defund coast management group may blow back on Enbridge, lawyer says

Energy Environment Link The West Coast Environmental Law blog says the decision by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to take funding away from the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area plan may actually blow back on Enbridge, delaying the Northern Gateway … Continue reading