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An LNG Canada employee shows off a model of what the natural gas company’s massive terminal in Kitimat will look like once complete. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

Changes to Kitimat skyline on the horizon as LNG terminal comes online

Residents can expect the sight of natural gas being flared off into the atmosphere

 

A total of 11 homes were evacuated in the area of Gardom Lake Road and Capri Road, north of Enderby, due to a gas leak that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (CSRD photo)

Homes north of Enderby evacuated due to gas leak

The gas leak was repaired shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, ending the hours long evacuation

 

EverGen Infrastructure Corp's Fraser Valley Biogas facility in Abbotsford, B.C. is shown in this undated handout image. A growing number of Canadian utility companies are investing in Renewable Natural Gas projects. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-EverGen Infrastructure Corp
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‘Renewable natural gas’ boom coming, advocates say, as companies turn waste into fuel

FortisBC currently receives renewable natural gas from several suppliers

 

A pedestrian walks past the TransAlta building in downtown Calgary, Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

TransAlta completes conversion from coal to natural gas power in Canada

TransAlta will also close its Highvale thermal coal mine

A pedestrian walks past the TransAlta building in downtown Calgary, Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Cattle for beef production on feedlots produce manure that can be damaging to the environment (pixbay)

Could biological waste be the Okanagan’s newest power source?

Waste products may be used to create clean energy

Cattle for beef production on feedlots produce manure that can be damaging to the environment (pixbay)
The Wood Stove Exchange Program helps people replace old smoky woodstoves. (Stock photo)

As cooler weather sets in, B.C. residents urged to be safe against carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide exposure symptoms include dizziness, nausea and even unconsciousness

The Wood Stove Exchange Program helps people replace old smoky woodstoves. (Stock photo)
Natural gas well pad in the rural community of Penobsquis, N.B. in 2014. B.C.’s gas development is centred on the northeast of the province, greatly expanded in recent years with development of shale gas deposits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

B.C. natural gas well cleanup shifts to Indigenous land sites

Court says network of wells, roads violated 1899 treaty rights

Natural gas well pad in the rural community of Penobsquis, N.B. in 2014. B.C.’s gas development is centred on the northeast of the province, greatly expanded in recent years with development of shale gas deposits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Vernon Fire Rescue Services were called to reports of a gas leak and smell at the Villa 24 townhouse complex on 24th Avenue Tuesday, May 25, just before 5 p.m. Tenants were evacuated as crews investigated. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Suspected gas leak evacuates Okanagan townhouses

Tenants of complex in Vernon leave homes following strong gas smell; FortisBC crew investigating

Vernon Fire Rescue Services were called to reports of a gas leak and smell at the Villa 24 townhouse complex on 24th Avenue Tuesday, May 25, just before 5 p.m. Tenants were evacuated as crews investigated. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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Kelowna, Calgary energy companies design renewable gas plant near Trail

The new project is in Fruitvale, B.C. and builds on Canada’s green energy economy

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FortisBC partners with UBC Okanagan to reduce emissions

Blending hydrogen, and other Renewable Gas, into the natural gas system will reduce emissions

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Fire crews respond to gas leak in Kelowna. Image: Connor Trembley

Building evacuated due to gas leak in Kelowna

Fire crews responded to a building on Richter Street about 8:15 a.m. Monday

Fire crews respond to gas leak in Kelowna. Image: Connor Trembley
FortisBC is planning to expand its natural gas system in the Okanagan Valley (Black Press file photo)

FortisBC plans for upgrade in Okanagan Valley

Upgrade near Penticton would enhance present supply and prepare for future needs

FortisBC is planning to expand its natural gas system in the Okanagan Valley (Black Press file photo)