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Environmental board revokes Nexen water licence for fracking

Environmental board revokes Nexen water licence for fracking

The Fort Nelson First Nation has won a three-year long legal challenge to stop a natural gas company withdrawing water from a small lake for its fracking operations, but the battle may not be over. On Sept.
Green Party candidate has colourful history in Fort Nelson

Green Party candidate has colourful history in Fort Nelson

Former NEAT employee helped establish recycling program before running afoul of city hall
Man charged with murder in Fort Nelson slaying

Man charged with murder in Fort Nelson slaying

Joshua Edward Dillion charged in slaying of 30-year-old in Fort Nelson
Few details on Fort Nelson slaying

Few details on Fort Nelson slaying

North District RCMP and Mounties in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality aren’t saying much about an incident that occurred in Fort Nelson Wednesday evening.
Feds rain $51 million on Fort Nelson for bridge, airport and highway upgrades

Feds rain $51 million on Fort Nelson for bridge, airport and highway upgrades

Peace River MP Bob Zimmer announces Fort Nelson River Bridge, airport and Alaska Highway upgrades in Northern Rockies Regional Municipality.
Fort Nelson First Nation feels 'vindicated' by frac sand ruling

Fort Nelson First Nation feels 'vindicated' by frac sand ruling

While not pleased with a British Columbia Supreme Court decision that said a frac sand mine proposed for northeast B.C. could not proceed without an environmental assessment, the project proponent is not planning to throw in the towel yet.
WWII paratrooper and Fort Nelson resident honoured on Canada Day

WWII paratrooper and Fort Nelson resident honoured on Canada Day

WWII paratrooper and Fort Nelson resident Jack Snyder was presented with the Quilt of Valour at last week's Canada Day festivities in Northern Rockies Regional Municipality.
UPDATED: Alaska Highway reopens as firefighters battle blaze

UPDATED: Alaska Highway reopens as firefighters battle blaze

UPDATE 11 a.m. July 9: Motorists travelling north from Fort St.
Evacuation order rescinded for Penn West gas plant

Evacuation order rescinded for Penn West gas plant

A wildfire evacuation order near Fort Nelson that affected 15 gas plant employees was rescinded Saturday.
15 gas plant workers forced to flee Petitot River Wildfire

15 gas plant workers forced to flee Petitot River Wildfire

Fifteen workers at Penn West Petroleum’s Wildboy Gas Plant have been ordered to evacuate due to the expanding Petitot River Wildfire burning 115 kilometres northwest of Fort Nelson.
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