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The Province: Kokish River concerns downplayed

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The Province article Kokish River concerns downplayed reports, “Federal scientists struggled to protect fish in the Kokish River from potential adverse effects of a hydroelectric project, but concerns of on-the-ground staff were watered down by the time a final memo …

Watershed Watch comments on Kokish hydro project in Globe and Mail article

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The Globe and Mail article Company sought workers before Hydro project’s approval provides details on questioning over the “the process under which the federal government has approved a controversial hydroelectric project on northern Vancouver Island.” “Notice that the Kokish River …

Watershed Watch feels better planning and analysis is needed after environmental approval of Kokish hydro project

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Watershed Watch Ecologist, Aaron Hill, states “Watershed Watch believes the Kokish River hydro project is the wrong hydro project for Vancouver Island. BC’s wild salmon and steelhead are too important to sacrifice for intermittent low-quality electricity. Global climate change is …