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Notes from the Endgame 2: Streamkeepers issues report

Reporting on lab tests is never sexy, but we can thank our lucky stars that here in the Slocan Valley, we have an independent body testing our watershed. In response to community outrage over the almost non-existent drinking water testing … Continue reading

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Lemon Creek Monitoring Plan: the Politics of Self-Regulation

The Ministry of Environment has released the long-term monitoring plan for the Lemon Creek jet fuel spill. The plan was prepared by SNC Lavalin, the firm hired by Executive Flight Centre (EFC) as its lead environmental consultant. However, the documents … Continue reading

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UPDATE #7: Clean-up crews near completion in Slocan Valley

Who decides when the watershed is clean?  Slocan Valley residents will soon be left to wonder if the environmental clean-up of the July 26 jet fuel spill is truly done. A confidential informant tells me that crews are preparing to … Continue reading

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