Pacific Northwest LNG ImplicationsAnalysis of environmental impacts and the project development agreement

Publication - July 10, 2015 - By Matt Horne

The Pacific Northwest LNG project is proposed for Lelu Island near Prince Rupert in northwest British Columbia. The provincial legislature will return on July 14 to debate an agreement that the government intends to sign, preventing future governments from changing specific environmental and taxation policies that relate to the project.

This backgrounder provides an estimation of the environmental implications of developing the project and the associated shale gas activity, as well as an examination of the clauses in the project development agreement relating to climate change policy.


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