By AmbrÖse Bierce. This summer the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC), despite a steady stream of hot air from the Fraser Valley Regional District’s (FVRD) reigning pseudo-environmentalists, gave permission to the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) to go ahead with its proposal to remove millions of tonnes of waste from the diesel-spewing semi-trailer parade through the Fraser Valley to a landfill in the interior and convert that to energy for Vancouver homes, businesses and government buildings.
Apparently either completely unaware of her political loss or simply unable to face reality, Abbotsford’s Patricia Ross, acting like a chicken with its head cut off, is still running around fighting the fait accompli.
The BCUC decision was announced July 11, 2014.
Last week Ross Tweeted that a critique by the Burnaby Board of Trade represented another “Blow to Metro Vancouver’s Incinerator Proposal”
Patricia; give it up. Your phony science didn’t stand the test of real academic review; we saw through your determination to continue to pump diesel fumes into the Fraser Valley airshed in support of the landfill company in the Interior; we’ve watched as you stood silent in the face of FVRD Chair and Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz’s proposal for a toxic waste facility on the Fraser River just up river from the residents of Abbotsford … please tell us you have more than this for us in your campaign for yet another term of talking about things you don’t understand.
Surely you’ve got an actual campaign based on something other than hot air.
You’re kidding right? You must be.
Burnaby Board of Trade Critique Another Blow to Metro Vancouver’s Incinerator Proposal: http://www.metrovancouverincinerator.com/burnaby_board_of_trade_metro_vancouver_incinerator_proposal …
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