CBC News, March 12, 2013
Port Metro Vancouver has approved the expansion of a coal facility in North Vancouver and is looking for a new facility to be built in Surrey, but the plans are generating opposition from regional mayors, environmentalists and residents.
Jeff Nagel, Surrey North Delta Leader, October 26, 2012
Fraser Valley politicians are outraged Metro Vancouver didn't consult them when it hired a panel of third-party experts to help guide the controversial process of building a new waste-to-energy plant to burn Metro garbage.
by Andy Rice, Powell River Peak, July 19, 2012
Motion carried July 19 shows city is against waste-to-energy facility
Pieta Woolley, Globe & Mail, Jul. 16 2012
When Mark Biagi left Nova Scotia 15 years ago, he scoured British Columbia for a town that fit his requirement: no incineration.
by Laura Walz, Powell River Peak, February 17, 2012
Representatives made a presentation to council this week
BREAKING NEWS – An American company that specializes in combusting municipal waste is eyeing Catalyst Paper Corporation’s Powell River mill site for a potential waste-to-energy facility.
By GORDON HOEKSTRA, Vancouver Sun, October 13, 2011
Communities fear an incinerator will further reduce air quality
A Metro Vancouver plan that could see a half-million tonnes of garbage burned annually to produce energy is expected to be a key municipal election issue in the Fraser Valley.
Jack Knox, Times Colonist, July 27, 2011
Whether Gold River ends up burning Metro Vancouver's garbage could come down to pollution politics versus cold cash.
The chances of the Lower Mainland's trash finding it way to the north Island inched forward this week when Environment Minister Terry Lake approved Metro Vancouver's waste-management plan.
By Kelly Sinoski, Vancouver Sun, July 25, 2011
But region required to work with Fraser Valley to address air quality concerns if it builds facility in the Lower Mainland
METRO VANCOUVER -- The provincial government has approved Metro Vancouver's plans to build a waste incinerator to burn the region's trash in or out of the Lower Mainland.
FRANCES BULA, Globe and Mail, Jul. 25, 2011
A controversial garbage incinerator in Metro Vancouver has been pushed one big step closer to reality after the provincial government approved the region’s new waste and recycling plan.