Tsawwassen First Nation launches plans for LNG export plant in Delta, BC – 680 News

Tsawwassen First Nation launches plans for LNG export plant in Delta, BC – 680 News

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2015298 Views

DELTA, B.C. – A tiny First Nation in British Columbia could play a huge role in Premier Christy Clark’s billion-dollar plans to grow the province’s liquefied natural gas industry.

The leadership of the Tsawwassen First Nation, in suburban Vancouver, is encouraging its 290 eligible members to vote on a proposal to build a LNG export facility on the reserve, saying the potential benefits outweigh the limited drawbacks.

The First Nation, located in Delta, B.C. and close to the Canada-U.S. border, was to hold the first of several consultation meetings with its eligible voting members on Monday night, before the Dec. 16 vote.

Chief Bryce Williams said the proposed export facility was expected to only require a short stretch of additional pipeline between it and the nearby Tilbury LNG plant, which FortisBC (TSX:FTS) broke ground on one year ago.

Read More: http://www.680news.com/2015/11/16/tsawwassen-first-nation-launches-plans-for-lng-export-plant-in-delta-b-c/

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