Bulldozer plowing gravel and dirt from a Peace River island into the river. Site C construction site, June 2015. Photo by Garth Lenz.
On August 2, the British Columbia government asked the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to review the Site C project and recommend either continuing construction on the dam, pausing it, or scrapping it. The deadline for public comment was yesterday (October 11). The Commission's report is expected on November 1. The following is a letter submitted by The Council of Canadians to the BCUC:
From: Brent Patterson
Sent: October 11, 2017
Subject: Council of Canadians submission on the Site C dam
The Council of Canadians is opposed to the Site C dam for the following ten reasons: