Fort Nelson First Nation, municipality reject criticism of proposed wood pellet plant

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Chief Sharleen Gale says a report detailing environmental and economic concerns over a proposal to build B.C.’s biggest pellet plant failed to take into account her nation’s land stewardship and autonomy.

The Fort Nelson First Nation and the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality are voicing their support for a proposed wood pellet facility after a Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report criticized the project, which involves cutting down vast tracts of forest and turning them into pellets for export overseas. 

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Source: The Narwhal

 

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