I am devastated by the news that the Environmental Appeal Board has upheld the permit to allow 5 million tonnes of contaminated soil in our watershed.
We cannot give up on this fight – it is a fight for the future of our community.
Here is a link to the EAB’s decision: http://www.eab.gov.bc.ca/2015ALLDECList.htm
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The 147-page decision can be read here: http://www.eab.gov.bc.ca/2015ALLDECList.htm
My article on the background of this story is on the One Cowichan site: http://www.onecowichan.ca/update_on_shawnigan