Saturday, February 19, 2011


Gordo's legacy - the Bleeding of Northwest BC

Alaska Power and the Bleeding of the Northwest

Critics say plan to tie state of Alaska to BC's power grid will enable shipping Canadian resources from US port.

By Christopher Pollon - February 18, 2011

Click HERE to see Stikine River wetlands near Alaska border - looking up Stikine River towards the Iskut River confluence. This area is threatened by one proposed Alaska/BC inter-tie route under study.

Photos by J. Bourquin.


For nearly a decade ... James Bourquin has been sounding the alarm about the Bradfield Canal Road. A wilderness river guide and environmental researcher based in the heart of the Stikine country, Bourquin formed the Protect Our Ports Committee in July 2002, and within about two years, had received resolutions and motions of support from four local governments and more than 500 signatures on a petition ...


See also:

BC Rail In-Depth Report - North to Alaska

By Patrick Brown 
Island Tides - November 18, 2004


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