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Report: How a Mega Project Snafu Could Snarl America’s Gas Exports

Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy, Jan 2 2014

The expansion of the Panama Canal is on hold -- and so is the U.S. dream of sending energy to Asia.

Massey tunnel replacement key to Canada's economy, VBOT president says

Jen St. Denis, Business in Vancouver, Oct 1, 2013

But critics say removing the tunnel is the first step in turning the Fraser River into a highly industrialized waterway

Canada’s Arctic leadership stint worries drillers, shippers and environmentalists

Paul Koring, The Globe and Mail, Jan. 31 2013

WASHINGTON — Canada will begin a two-year stint at the helm of the eight-nation Arctic Council amid a clamour of competing calls for leadership, as the ice recedes and the race heats up to extract resource riches while protecting a fragile and now-exposed environment.

Ridley Terminals chair discusses current and future expansion

By Shaun Thomas, The Northern View, November 28, 2011

Students from Charles Hays, community leaders and members of the media were invited to Ridley Terminals on November 28 to see progress on the terminal expansion, and afterwards chair Bud Smith said the work doesn’t necessarily end when this current project is done.

Radioactive spill ship in legal limbo off North Vancouver

By James Weldon, North Shore News September 26, 2011

Empty ship for sale by bankrupt owners while cargo's costs subject of civil suit

Carbon Bomb: Bill McKibben considers the coal fuse burning at Cherry Point

Tim Johnson, Cascadia Weekly, May 25, 2011

Bellingham has a big decision to shoulder. Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben is cheering us on.

Bellingham's first debate on coal-for-China project reflects growing tensions

By Floyd McKay,, April 28, 2011

The first public debate on the construction of a giant coal-shipping terminal north of Bellingham made it quite clear that opposing forces are, well, like trains running on separate tracks, with increasing frustrations on all sides.

Cherry Point coal terminal debate draws overflow Bellingham crowd

JOHN STARK, The Bellingham Herald, April 28, 2011

BELLINGHAM - More than 300 people packed Northwood Hall Wednesday, April 27, for a City Club debate of the Gateway Pacific coal and bulk cargo terminal proposed for Cherry Point, and many more were turned away for lack of space.

Uranium ship likely coming to Vancouver for spill cleanup

By Cassandra Kyle, Postmedia News, January 20, 2011

SASKATOON — A ship whose cargo of uranium concentrate spilled during bad weather at sea last month will likely be moved to the Port of Vancouver for cleanup, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission says.

Disabled cargo ship reaches Dutch Harbor

Anchorage Daily News, December 7th, 2010

A cargo ship disabled in the Bering Sea has reached Alaska's Dutch Harbor.

Oil ships to travel Fraser River in future?

Kent Spencer, The Province, November 07, 2010

Metro Vancouver residents haven't heard the last about oil-tanker traffic through Vancouver's harbour.

More ships could be coming -- and they could even be bigger.

There could also be tanker traffic up the Fraser River one day, the chief of Port Metro Vancouver has told The Province.

'In our own backyard': Crude-oil tankers quietly slipping through Vancouver's harbour

By Kent Spencer, The Province, November 6, 2010

Provisions, responsibility for dealing with a spill are vague, says opponent

Accountant Bill Gannon recalls watching an odd-looking cargo ship pass by his office window almost three years ago — well before locals cottoned on to the fact that dozens of oil tankers were shipping crude out through Vancouver’s harbour.

Fuel tanker runs aground in Northwest Passage

Globe and Mail, Sep. 02, 2010

A fuel tanker loaded with 9 million litres of diesel fuel has run aground in the Northwest Passage, Canadian coast guard officials confirmed Thursday.

The Canadian-registered vessel, named 'Nanny,' hit a sandbar Wednesday in the area near Simpson Strait, Nunavut. It was carrying supplies to Northern communities.

Vessels' collision sparks massive oil spill

By PAIGE HEWITT and DANE SCHILLER, Houston Chronicle, Jan. 24, 2010

Cleanup in Port Arthur under way; evacuations lifted

Escort tugs rescue drifting tanker

By KYLE HOPKINS, Anchorage Daily News, January 17th, 2010

EXXON: Ship loses its power generators as it was departing sound.

An Exxon tanker carrying more than 25 million gallons of Alaska crude oil lost power early Sunday morning while leaving Prince William Sound and had to be towed to safety, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Pipelines, tankers a bad idea

Dave Shannon, Terrace Standard, December 30, 2009

Have you seen the TV documentary on the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill? Twenty years after the event, with entrained oil still affecting the waters, the fishing industry in Prince William Sound is still struggling to recover. The salmon are just beginning to come back.

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