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A dozen key problems with the BC Energy Plan

Plan will privatize BC's watersheds and power production, erode public utility, and export electricity to the US market.

BC Energy Plan will privatize BC's watersheds and power production.by Rex Weyler, BC Citizens for Public Power

The BC Energy Plan is at the centre of the social, economic, and environmental impacts associated with the provincial government's energy policy. My first Blog posting for BC Citizens for Public Power summarizes a dozen key problems with the BC Energy Planand proposes some simple solutions. In the coming weeks, I'll address each of these items separately and in greater detail.

Visit this Blog regularly for updates.

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What's wrong with the Liberal government's BC Energy Plan? First of all, it is not a British Columbian energy plan at all, but rather a plan to privatize BC's watersheds and power production, erode our public utility, BC Hydro, and export electricity to the US market. It is a globalization plan, with BC cast in the role of a resource colony.

Here are a dozen things wrong with the privatization plan, and a dozen simple solutions that would keep BC independent, adequately powered, and self-reliant:

For the full story, visit Rex Wexler's blog.

Posted: April 06, 2010

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