Environmental Appeal Board upholds SIA permit

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

You can write to Premier Christy Clark:  premier@gov.bc.ca

CC John Horgan and Bill Routley:  john.horgan.mla@leg.bc.ca and bill.routley.mla@leg.bc.ca

Letters to the editor can be sent to Times-Colonist:  letters@timescolonist.com or to the Cowihcan Valley Citizen: news@cowichanvalleycitizen.com

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