CBC – Local governments say proposed quarry next to regional park could hurt environment, recreation

The road to the Fraser Valley’s Sumas Mountain Inter-Regional Park is mostly used by families and mountain bikers, but Metro Vancouver staff are worried about a new kind of user: dump trucks. That’s because a gravel and decorative rock quarry proposal, with a lease...
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Whitehorse Star – Plan may spur ‘environmental fragmentation’: conservationist.

By Emily Blake. Some environmental groups are expressing concerns about the Yukon Resource Gateway Project following a commitment of more than $360 million in federal and territorial funding. The project will see improved road access in the Dawson Range, located between Carmacks...
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